Our industry columnists discuss news, issues and industry observations that bakers and snack manufacturers need and provide details and observations from the production floor or news on industry happenings.
Snack foods are one of the most-innovative food categories, with countless new stock-keeping units (SKUs) introduced each year. As food manufacturers face stricter controls related to the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), questions loom as to whether their innovation will be diminished.
The food industry is crowded. Snack and bakery product categories increasingly grow saturated. In the constant search to drive more business, snack producers and bakeries have dedicated resources to segments like gluten-free, allergen-free, clean-label and better-for-you.