Consumers are turning to functional foods to support their health and wellness, and digestive and immune health support are among the top fortified benefits they seek. For example, global food and beverage launches with digestive health-related claims grew 25% annually between 2012 and 2016, according to Innova Market Insights. Research by Global Data in 2015 also shows that improving immune… Read more »
As a result of the EU’s new rules on dietetic foods, applicable since July 2016, a whole range of products carrying dietetic suitability statements needed to be re-labeled and/or reformulated. In addition, Commission Regulation 2018/97, published on January 23, 2018, bans the use of artificial sweeteners in fine bakery products aimed at people with special dietary needs. It is applied… Read more »
The Consumer Price Index for baked foods and cereal products rose 0.2% in August, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor. The index for all food at home, meanwhile, decreased 0.1%. Of the 18 items followed by Milling & Baking News, a sister publication of World Grain, 11 posted month-over-month increases and 7 finished… Read more »
The frozen bakery market makes up around 8% of the total frozen food market across the globe. The market is embracing more diversified operations, which offer sophisticated and healthy products.
Technavio analysts forecast the global bakery market to grow at a CAGR of more than 6% between 2016 and 2020. The report segments the market into the following four categories:breads and rolls, cakes and pastries,cookies and others.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued final guidance to the food industry to help growers, manufacturers and food service operators take steps to reduce levels of acrylamide in certain foods, including baked goods as bread, crackers, and breakfast cereals that are cooked from cereal crops such as wheat and corn.
The company is working with a number of major food brands and food manufacturers to introduce them to benefits of reformulating their recipes to reduce their reliance on cocoa to a mixture of cocoa with the micronised ultra-fine cocoa fibre powder – delivering considerable benefits to their manufacturing processes and valuable cost savings.
A Darlington bakery plans to make a £500,000 investment to double its retail outlets after expanding into a new production site.
According to «Bread + Bakery Products», a new Market Update from market intelligence provider , retail sales of bread and bakery products in the UK increased in value by 3,4 percent in 2013. This growth is impressive considering the long-term decline of bread consumption in the UK.