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.

New sugar regulations and their impact on consumers

Many consumers want to eat more healthfully. But are they willing to switch to low-sugar or no-sugar breads and baked goods? A majority of Americans (53%) have a negative opinion about the use of sugar substitutes in the breads they buy, and 42% feel the same way about baked goods. Could new sugar label regulations impact consumers’ purchase decisions?