As 2021 comes to a close, uncertainty continues to reign in many areas of everyday life, including how people source and eat their foods.
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.
Sugar reduction continues to be a driving force behind new product launches and label claims. The latest insights point to this aligning with consumer health and wellness behavior.
Sustainability efforts can drive sales. Find out which product claims and manufacturing practices consumers say matter most.
Plant-based is one of the hottest trends in the food industry, and it shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon.
Plant-based foods are here to stay — and their footprint on the food landscape will only grow.
It’s not a stretch for baked goods to position them as plant-based foods — for the most part, they are plant-based. Still, producers and marketers have much to gain by playing up the plant-based aspects of their products.
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.
Between 2014 and 2018, global food and beverage launches with ancient grains had an average annual growth of 16%.
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.