Now more than ever, it’s essential to learn about the consumer. Their habits, desires and values provide a roadmap for the future of new product development and existing product improvements. It is post-peak pandemic, and the world has gone back to its new normal. School is back in session; some […]
When COVID was at its peak, experts in health, business and other fields tried to forecast what the “new normal” would look like, once the pandemic was under some form of control.
Staying power: Pandemic trends that will last
As 2021 comes to a close, uncertainty continues to reign in many areas of everyday life, including how people source and eat their foods.
Doing the right thing: Ethical living and the baked goods industry
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.
Channel shifts: What to watch for in 2021
With COVID still very much with us at the beginning of 2021, it’s hard to predict which channel shifts will be most prominent in the baked goods industry in the coming months.
A look back, and a look ahead
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.
The evolution of clean label, free from and ‘real’
Clean label. Free from. “Real.” They’re three of the most buzz-worthy terms in the food world today. What exactly they mean — and how they differ from each other — is still up for debate.