At the 2013 International Baking Industry Exposition, Cargill announced the attributes that resonate most with parents as they consider buying bakery items. The study of more than 1,000 consumers explored parents' attitudes and drivers of food and beverage purchases for their children.
The NextGuard™ x-ray detection platform is designed to enable food processors to meet the global demand for more thorough inspection for product contamination.
Horizon Milling has announced initial findings from its proprietary multi-year research program to understand what drives liking and disliking of whole wheat breads by specific consumer segments at the 2013 International Baking Industry Exposition.
A few ounces of gums for every 100 pounds of flour will help reduce the stick that occurs on the heated metal and prevent much of the tearing that results when "sticky" tortillas are peeled off of a metal conveyor.
Higher yield, longer freshness and crispier crusts are some of the advantages lecithin offers in baked goods.
For years, cereal has been the go-to breakfast food for many consumers, but that has been changing, experts say. A greater variety of choices and consumers' increasingly busy lifestyles could be contributing to declining sales in the cereal aisle.
LifeLine Foods' zero-waste plant in St. Joseph, Mo. is on its way to becoming one of the country's premier corn milling facilities.
Compared to two years ago, more of today's consumers say that they're eating dessert items during both midmorning and midafternoon hours as both snacks and after meals. All of this activity means that dessert consumption is on the rise.
Each month, Food Manufacturing highlights products and news in a featured category. This month, we are spotlighting bakery and bulk handling.
Schools with a district policy or state law discouraging sugary foods and beverages were 2.5 times more likely to restrict those foods at parties than were schools with no such policy or law, according to a new study published online in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior.
The Enromat® M5 enrober provides a unique solution for a wide range of bakery enrobing applications.
At a whopping 880 calories, the classic Cinnabon roll isn't considered by most to be an every day treat. Cinnabon President Kat Cole tells CNN Money how the company has managed to expand its brand into smaller indulgences to appeal to more consumers.
Flowers Foods Inc., which bought Wonder from the now-defunct Hostess Brands, said the bread started returning to supermarket shelves Monday. The maker of Tastykake and Nature's Own bread snapped up five bread brands after Hostess went out of business late last year.
It's clear that Americans love tasting exclusive food, as more and more consumers are clamoring to taste trendy, hard-to-get delicacies. Tanya Steel, editor-in-chief at Epicurious.com, cites recent food crazes such as the cronut and ramen burger as evidence of America's hunger for exclusivity.
Managers at Dakota Growers Pasta Co. in Carrington, N.D. say they don't expect many changes under the company's pending new ownership. Post Holdings Inc. announced this week that it's buying Dakota Growers from Viterra Inc. for $370 million to expand its food offerings.
So maybe the chance to taste the flaky spawn of a doughnut and croissant won't get you lining up at the crack of dawn. But whatever flies your foodie flag, it is hard to deny that Americans love feeling part of something deliciously exclusive.
Bakery news pages recently have been dominated by the launch of ever more indulgent cakes and patisserie creations that their inventors insist are the ‘next big thing.' However, experts say consumers want healthier snacks with cleaned-up labels and all-natural ingredients. So who is right?
In an effort to combat extravagant spending, China's Communist Party leadership has singled out mooncakes in its austerity drive. It has banned the use of public money to buy the pastries and associated gifts, dampening demand just as the market hits its usual peak.
Dunkin' Donuts said it will move into the U.K. market, opening 50 franchised locations in the London area over the next five years. The stores will be located in North and East London. Dunkin' Donuts said it wants to have 150 U.K. stores in five years.
Wisconsin lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow home cooks to sell small amounts of baked goods without getting a commercial license. The bill would apply to people who sell homemade baked goods and earn less than $10,000 per year from the endeavor.
General Mills is recalling some refrigerated Pillsbury cinnamon rolls because the dough may contain plastic pieces. The products being recalled, Pillsbury Cinnamon Rolls with Icing, include 8-count single packages and 2-packs. Other Pillsbury products are not included in the recall.
If you think a basic sheet cake and candles are all you need for a birthday cake, you clearly haven't been paying attention. Extreme caking has come to the home cook, fueled partly by TV shows showcasing crazy confections, and partly by boastful amateur bakers.
The Miniconbar® 300/400 is a new bar forming line which produces up to 150 bars per minute.
Sweet and savory snacks experienced strong growth in 2012 due to the rising trend of eating between meals. Millennials and their unique taste preferences are the driving force behind this trend, according to the Institute of Food Technologists.
According to a new report, the increasing number of celiac patients, gluten intolerants and health conscious people has increased the demand for gluten-free products. The gluten-free products market is experiencing a double-digit growth.