Articles by Jen Roth

Bountiful bars

Setting the bar on bars, protein is the predominant trend in today’s bar segment, but it’s the personal stories of some of the products’ makers that inspire the latest and greatest creations.


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Portion control, healthy snacks reign in snack, bakery industries

As eating habits continue to shift from the typical three-meal schedule, portion-controlled snack and bakery products may be small bites, but they’re also becoming a big part of the overall marketplace.


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Pretzels: Beyond the knots and salt

Pretzels are starting to take a larger market share in the snacking category, as manufacturers look for unique ways to compete with and overtake chips and crackers.


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What's new in snack cakes and sweet goods

Forget popsicles—snack cakes are the latest perfectly-portioned summertime treat. And like other on-the-go foods, they’re perfect for the summer shuffle.


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Ethnic flavors liven up baked goods, snacks

Everyday products, from popcorn to chips to dessert, are seeing an ethnic infusion as manufacturers strive to satisfy consumer demand for new and interesting offerings.


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Portable breakfast foods more prevalent in bakery market

Though breakfast is considered the most important meal of the day, you wouldn’t know it by the way many people bypass it. Now, it’s becoming easier to eat on-the-run as more bakers and breakfast food manufacturers add grab-and-go products to their offerings.


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Multitask snacking

We’re always multitasking, so when you can’t decide whether to have something sweet or savory, why not have both? Consumers can, with a variety of new sweet and savory options.


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Market Trends

Thinking outside of the pizza box

To pizza and flatbread manufacturers, the secret to a great product goes way beyond the sauce. So what are the trends?


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Mixed bag of ingredients

From inclusions and replacers to pre-mixes and dough conditioners, bakers and snack manufacturers have plenty of ingredients from which to choose when creating products to meet consumer demand for healthful, clean-label foods and increasing government mandates.


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Extruded snacks on the attack

Better-for-you options and innovative flavors have been a large part of the overall snack industry. Now, they’re making their way into the extruded snacks segment.


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