Texture Matters: Vital Aspect of Asian Cuisine Becomes a Global Food Trend

May 23, 2022 Puratos Taste Tomorrow

‘Would you be interested in trying foods with different textures?’, we asked thousands of consumers across 44 countries. Globally, 67 percent said they were indeed keen on sampling innovative products with a fluffy or creamy mouthfeel or a chewy or crispy bite. This presents manufacturers with a whole array of potential product developments.  

Lesaffre supports Gut Microbiota for Health, a platform created by European Society of Neurogastroenterology and Motility

May 23, 2022 Lesaffre

Lesaffre becomes gold sponsor of Gut Microbiota For Health (GMFH), a platform created by the Gut Microbiota and Health section of the European Society of Neurogastroenterology and Motility (ESNM). The aim of this platform is to provide information, foster research, training and dissemination of knowledge of the role of the gut microbiota in intestinal and non-intestinal health and disease, prevention and therapeutic, and extended to probiotics.  

Barry Callebaut Establishes Farm of the Future to Power Cocoa Farming Research and Innovation

Ecuador is a country with a deep knowledge of agricultural production, rooted in crops as diverse as coffee, bananas, and shrimps. In the world of chocolate, it is the world’s third-largest cocoa producer and one of the fastest-growing cocoa origins, as well as the largest global producer of fine flavor cocoa. Combined with our long-established expertise in innovation and sustainability, Ecuador is the perfect match for Barry Callebaut to build a dedicated hub to power cocoa farming research to support cocoa farming resilience and productivity.

BakeMark: It’s Sprinkling Summer Sales & Profits

May 20, 2022 Bakemark

This year, adding incremental profit margins to your display case is as easy as adding Sprinkelina Summer Toppings to your everyday product lineup.  Really!  BakeMark has created a complete line of sprinkles, nonpareil, sequins, confetti, and glitter to help you increase the profitability of your display case.  Simple labor.  Beautiful, themed colors.  And inexpensive ingredients will turn your simple products into value-added premium dessert and holiday items.

Costco Reportedly Just Made This Beloved Bakery Item More Expensive

A member-favorite bakery item—the Kirkland Signature Croissant pack—has allegedly gone up in price. While the $4.99 to $5.99 increase for the 12-count croissants doesn’t seem astronomical, it does represent a 20% increase in cost—which adds up.