Redefining ‘normal’

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.

Setting the record straight on emulsifiers

Emulsifiers are among the most important items in a baker’s toolbox. They’re also among the most misunderstood. Some critics point to the lengthy ingredient labels on baked goods that contain emulsifiers. Others claim that baked goods don’t even need emulsifiers.

Eight trends driving change in 2020

Today’s consumers want it all. Flavor, quality and variety are givens. But to be successful, bakers must also often deliver things like convenience, healthfulness, a clean label and a commitment to social responsibility — just to name a few.