Pretzels have been around for more than a thousand years, originating in southern Europe around 610 A.D., according to historians. Today, crispy,
hard pretzels are consumed by people in many of the countries represented at the 2012 Olympics.
Crackers and crisps are benefitting from new production techniques, better-for-you ingredients, cleaner labels and innovative flavors as manufacturers deal with consumers having less discretionary income.
Crunch and flavor have always been gold and silver medalists in the cracker and crisp game, but because consumers are looking for more healthful snacks, there have been interesting developments with these products.
Pizza manufacturers answer the demand for healthier varieties of consumers’ favorite dinnertime staple by creating all-natural, vegetarian and gluten-free varieties.
March 1, 2012
Whether served during the big game, as an after-school snack for the kids or as an easy Wednesday night dinner, frozen pizza is a staple in consumers’ everyday lives. Now, pizza manufacturers are finding ways to increase their market share by customizing their products for emerging lifestyle trends.