When the worst inflation crisis in decades hit the US last year, soaring general grocery prices were among the headline-grabbers from the food world.
Impact of inflation on bakery consumers
With inflation at 40-year highs, nearly half of consumers say that cost and value are the most important factors they consider when buying food.
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.
Creating experiences in the new normal
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.
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.
Ethical living: Transforming ideas into reality
It’s one thing for a company to create ambitious environmental, sustainability, animal welfare and other goals related to ethical living.
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.
Food trends: finding the right applications
It’s not hard to identify many of the trends dominating the food world today: convenience, premiumization, ethnic flavors, healthfulness, clean label, artisan, experiences.
Sustainability takes center stage
“Good for you” has a long track record. Food producers and marketers have been touting the health benefits of their products for as long as there’s been food to sell.
How are bakery manufacturers becoming more sustainable?
When it comes to food, sustainability is near the top of consumers’ wish lists. Nearly 70% of U.S. consumers want more transparency from companies about their sustainability practices. Corbion is there to meet the need, with products like its Verdad MP100, the first naturally derived mold inhibitor to equal the performance of calcium propionate without affecting flavor.