Prevailing and emerging trends in snack and bakery including and related to artisan, better-for-you, clean label, flavor trends, food safety, gluten-free, plant efficiency, portion control and sustainability.
Equipment, technology, ingredients, products, data, research and development and trends related to creating clean label ingredient statements, including natural, organic, non-GMO, no artificial colors, no artificial preservatives, allergen-free, easy to understand and simple.
Is it too late to jump on the snack- and protein-bar bandwagon? Maybe not. Though to say the snack- and energy-bar market is overwhelmingly crowded doesn’t even begin to describe the current climate of the landscape.
Consumer engagement in sustainability continues to increase. To that end, many consumers not only look to corporations for leadership in this area, but are also drawn to companies specifically because of their sustainability efforts.