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The National Restaurant Association’s annual show was packed again this year, displaying many better-for-you food and menu options with bolder, spicy flavors; portion-controlled packaging; and even Chicago-style, deep-dish pizza that’s gluten-free. In fact, more gluten-free food exhibits showcased new products than ever before.
Bakers who are considering adding bars, cakes, muffins and other niche products to their offerings will find that, in many cases, the equipment they need already exists.
Bob’s Red Mill Natural Foods plans new distribution center, expansion of current production facility
The Milwaukie, Ore.-based company also taps new leaders as it sets foundation for the future.
NSF International says its independent Gluten-Free Certification Program meets the Food and Drug Administration’s new gluten-free regulation, providing a label consumers, food manufacturers and restaurants can trust.
This year, with nearly one in five U.S. adult consumers purchasing or consuming products tagged as gluten-free, sales of gluten-free foods and beverages are expected to reach $4.2 billion, reports Packaged Facts. The report indicates that the gluten-free category is seeing saw a compound annual growth rate of 28% over the past four-year period. While Packaged Facts expects growth to moderate, it views the segment reaching $6.6 billion in sales by 2017.