The past couple of years made us realize how much we rely on getting together with friends and family — and on just getting out, period, and doing things that don’t involve a screen — to add meaning and fulfillment to our lives.
The pursuit of good health used to be a fairly straightforward proposition. There was likely a diet component and an exercise component, maybe supplemented by an annual trip to the doctor for a checkup.
While Americans’ relationship to sugar is complicated, what they’re looking for can be summed up in two words: alternatives and balance.
What does it mean to “live responsibly and ethically”? The answer can vary widely, for individuals as well as for businesses, organizations and other groups.
It’s one thing for a company to create ambitious environmental, sustainability, animal welfare and other goals related to ethical living.
We hear the word experience a lot in today’s food world. More than ever, consumers need a good reason to take the time to go to a brick-and-mortar store, instead of just ordering what they need online.
2020 has been a year like no other, with few if any corners of the economy untouched by COVID-19. The baked goods industry is no exception.
Fewer trips to the store. Stocking the pantry with foods that keep longer. Freezing larger quantities for future use.
2020 is coming to an end, but the effects of the pandemic will be felt well into 2021. Look for food safety and e-commerce to be top of mind for bakers in the New Year.
The coronavirus has had a profound impact on what foods Americans buy, and how they buy them. Among the big winners: packaged foods (including packaged bread) and e-commerce, where baking mixes have seen soaring sales increases.