Snack food and wholesale bakery companies looking for new or upgraded belts, conveyors, and associated equipment are looking for options that are more compact, offer easier cleanability, permit greater automation, have faster delivery time, the welcome the ability to handle gluten-free and other specialized products, among other qualities.
New research and innovations in packaging materials are focused on sustainability, which is important for bakery and snack producers who strive to achieve green solutions in their everyday packaging operations. Sustainability also is a key concern for consumers who prefer materials made from recycled materials.
The latest trends in labeling for bakery and snack producers involve advances in printers, software, inks, and marking/coding technology.
Modernized bakeware including pans, tins, trays, and coatings, as well as automated pan handling systems.
On the podcast, Douglas J. Peckenpaugh, group editorial director, Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery, welcomes guests from across the industry, including leadership from top snack and bakery companies, emerging entrepreneurial brands, and supporting organizations like AIB International, American Bakers Association, American Society of Baking, BAKERpedia, BEMA, Grain Foods Foundation, and SNAC International, among others.