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Tortilla Trends

Discover how tortilla producers are broadening their product portfolios. And get the latest from the Tortilla Industry Association (TIA) and an exclusive preview to its annual convention.

State of the Industry

These annual reports (June and July) include category product leader updates, category trends, consumer purchase trends and more.

Snack Manufacturer of the Year

This annual award honors a leading snack manufacturer for its ability to launch a host of new snack items, all while staying on trend.

Baker of the Year

This annual award honors a leading baker for its ability to introduce a team of new baked products, all while staying on trend.


Discover how pizza and flatbread manufacturers are redefining how consumers slice it.

Sweet & Savory

The snack and bakery market continues to unveil a plethora of sweet and savory products.


Thanks to a combination of simple mechanics, exotic flavorings and a desire to be better and different, the bar segment maintains a prime position on the shelf.


Pretzels are evolving and taking on bolder flavors.

Potato Chips

Potato chips have been around for ages. Find out how today's chip makers continue to reinvent the way consumers snack.


Whether they're a stand-alone item or a complementary piece to a larger meal solution, cookies and crackers are filling the void for fun-filled snacking occasions.

Tortilla Chips

Today's tortilla chip makers prove that all it takes is a blend of bold flavors, zesty spices and some pizzazz in a bag in order to keep the fiesta goin'.

Portion Control

Discover how bakers and snack producers are making it easy for consumers to indulge guilt-free, thanks to a lineup of portion-controlled items.


Gluten-free isn't just a fad. For many Americans, it's a way of life. That's why bakers and snack producers continue to introduce a host of gluten-free solutions.


"It 'ain't no good if it don't last." Check out what companies are doing to make their products last longer.

Healthy Baking

Explore how ingredient suppliers are revamping their portfolios to include healthy baking options.


Smaller than a regular meal, snacks are increasing in importance throughout the day. We look at all of the trends, news, issues and options.

Artisan Baking

The creation of incredible baked goods isn’t the same old thing; it’s artisan and artistic. And it involves plenty of passion. See how we explore some of the best artisan products.


Whether it's chocolate chips, fruit or nuts, inclusions are key to spicing up any product.

Whole Grains

Thanks to the revised MyPlate dietary guidelines, whole grains are a must-have for any healthy meal plan.


When it comes to sweeteners, find out which ones offer those can’t-miss characteristics.


When it comes to baking, certain products require certain specifics to ensure that ingredients stick, rise and hold.


Several ingredient companies have formulated solutions that deliver better quality products.

Fats & Oils

Several ingredient suppliers provide a wealth of fats and oils that deliver on taste, texture and functionality, all while significantly lowering fat content.


Many of today'€™s ingredient suppliers are making it so consumers can turn back the clock of time with the help of Omega-rich foods.


Eliminating sodium is a key factor in maintaining a healthy diet. Discover the latest in low- or no-sodium solutions.


Find out who's taking action by developing a host of dietary fiber solutions that deliver the necessary intake for a healthy diet.


Flavors add sugar and spice and everything nice.


Check out what products contain antioxidants.


One of the passions in life.

Fruit and Nuts

These articles refer to various fruits and nuts.


Learn about new advancements in equipment for bakery and snack production.


Packaging is the first thing shoppers see on the shelf. Find out what companies are doing to ensure their products come in enviro-friendly, easy-to-open options.

Food Safety

Discover the latest in food safety changes, enhancements and regulations.

Editor's Note

Editor-in-chief Lauren R. Hartman discusses the snack and bakery market in her "Editor's Note."

Industry Experts

Find articles from our contributing industry experts, including Gale Prince, Andre Biane, Sylvia Melendez-Klinger, Shelley Case, Robb MacKie and Christine Cochran.

Insider Perspective

Find articles from our contributing industry experts, including Gale Prince, Andre Biane, Sylvia Melendez-Klinger, Shelley Case, Robb MacKie and Christine Cochran.

Health & Wellness

Christine Cochran from the Grain Foods Foundation discusses news on grain-related issues.

Future Foodie

Our student writer, Elyse Buckley, is a Master of Science candidate student in the grain science department at Kansas State University, Manhattan.

Food Safety

Author Gale Prince is founder and president of SAGE Food Safety Consultants, LLC, Cincinnati, which offers guidance and solutions to issues such as crisis management and food safety.

Regulatory Review

Robb MacKie, president and CEO of the American Bakers Association (ABA), shares his views and discusses the baking industry from where he’s positioned.


Check out personnel changes within the snack and bakery industry.

Equipment Briefs

Learn about new advancements in equipment for bakery and snack production.

Ingredient Briefs

Learn about new advancements in ingredients for bakery and snack production.

Cover Story

Our monthly case history focus on exciting companies in our industries.


Here's the latest in machinery, technology, materials and systems.

Ingredients R&D

New ingredient developments, issues, trends and details from top industry ingredient providers.

White Papers

Read how-tos on various topics pertaining to the snack and bakery industry.

Case Studies

Some new end-user experience crops up here each week; watch for innovative technology and ingredients, issues and other studies to appear in this section.

Featured Products

Showcases the latest in equipment and ingredients available to bakers and snack producers.

Industry News

Company announcements, emerging bakery and snack food product introductions, trends, regulatory issues and more.

Plant Features

Monthly production facility coverage that focuses on exciting companies in our industries.

Digital Literature, Blogs

New information is provided regularly by suppliers, associations, equipment manufacturers, authors.



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2014 Bakery of the Year: Capistrano's Wholesale Bakery, Phoenix AZ

Here’s a look at Capistrano’s Bakery, our 2014 Bakery of the Year.

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Food Plant of the Future: The Future of Wastewater Management

Available On-Demand Effective management of wastewater is becoming increasingly critical to food and beverage processors as the cost for incoming water increases...

National Pizza Month

October is National Pizza Month! Where do you go to grab a slice (or two) of your favorite pie?
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Organic Production and Food Quality: A Down to Earth Analysis

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