December 10, 2012
More Americans are beginning to realize their diets don’t include enough fiber, which offers numerous nutrition and health benefits. To meet consumers’ demands for more fiber-enriched products, bakers and snack manufacturers are looking to ingredient manufacturers for products to address the challenges of using more fiber in formulations.Read More
December 7, 2012
Fiberstar Inc. presented 2012 Citri-Fi Innovation Awards in November to three food technologists for demonstrating new uses for its Citri-Fi food ingredient.
August 22, 2012
Portion-controlled snacks are more popular than ever, as consumers look to limit their calorie and fat intake.Read More
July 27, 2012
With more Americans looking to incorporate healthier, satisfying foods into their diets, Hostess Brands, Irving, Texas, debuts Wonder 100% Whole Wheat, Honey Wheat and Wheat Sandwich varieties of bread that are baked without artificial colors, flavors or preservatives.
More nutritious ingredients and innovative designs make pretzels—an already better-for-you salty snack—even better.
July 17, 2012
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.Read More
While simple and uncomplicated ingredients are still favored, today’s consumers have sophisticated tastes when it comes to potato chips.
July 16, 2012
Be they kettle-cooked, baked, fried, formed and even puffed, potato chips are still gold medal winners in the snack race.Read More
Though the bread market is a bit on the downswing, bakers are still on course with a bevy of new products, healthful ingredients, quality touches, artisan processes and more.
June 18, 2012
It’s golf season, and that means it’s State of the Industry time. Have things changed much since last year? The sluggish economy is still bearish and has had an effect on bakers, though they continue to iron out new products and spin old favorites.Read More
As consumers continue to look for affordable baked goods that are better-for-you but still tasty, bakers are rising to the challenge.
June 18, 2012
Baked goods have been a part of peoples’ diet for thousands of years, far longer than golfers have been hitting a little ball across a grassy surface with a long stick. As ingredients, production methods, distribution and a host of other factors have evolved, consumers at all income levels have been able to enjoy staples like breads and rolls, as well as sweet treats like cookies and pies.Read More
Baked goods and snacks made with fruits, nuts and chocolate get a second look from consumers, as food manufacturers continue to introduce better-for-you products and tout these ingredients’ nutritional benefits.
May 18, 2012
As consumers’ interest in healthy eating continues to grow, so does their search for flavorful, prepared foods—including baked goods and snacks—with fewer calories and less salt, processed sugar and artificial ingredients. Products made with nutritious ingredients that have been around forever, such as fruit, nuts and chocolate, are more likely to find their way into the shopping carts of these concerned consumers.Read More
There’s more than one way to coat a pretzel and some manufacturers are leaving the simple salt behind for bolder, richer and even sweeter options for the popular snack item.
May 16, 2012
These days, pretzels aren’t just your average bar snack. Manufacturers are producing their savory snacks with a bit of a twist, reaching the consumers who crave bolder flavors, a better-for-you snack or an innovative accompaniment to an everyday meal.Read More