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Gourmet breads on trend, says Bridor

Bridor de France has invested heavily into understanding consumer behaviour to help its customers. Pic: ©iStock/encrier

French artisan bakery maker Bridor says consumers are eating less bread, but are demanding higher quality when they do indulge.

Euromonitor reported salty snacks is the most popular snacks cateogry in most Western European markets. Pic: ©iStock/IgorDutina

UK leads Western European savory snacks market, says Euromonitor

Signature Flatbreads has become a multimillion dollar concern through flatbreads like tortillas. Pic:©iStock/Julia Sudnitskaya

‘Something other than sliced bread’: Signature Flatbreads eyes gluten-free after international expansion on convenience trend

The increase in health awareness is exerting a significant influence on the US bakery sector. Pic: ©iStock/leekris

Future of US bakery and snacks driven by healthy indulgence, say analysts

Despite facing bankruptcy twice in the last 12 years, Hostess Brands reported a 17.6% increase in net revenue last year. Pic: Hostess Brands

Superior acquisition drives Hostess’s revenue increases in 2016

Sweet baked goods, particularly biscuits and cookies, are very popular in South Africa, Egypt and Saudi Arabia. Pic: DuPont

Africa and Middle East love sweet bakes, but want sugar reduction: DuPont

US supermarket chains are capitalizing on the growing gluten-free trend by adding gluten-free aisles and employing in-store dieticians. Pic: ©iStock/chameleonseye

Gluten-free reports reiterate enormous opportunities, say market researchers

Grupo Bimbo subsidiary, Canada Bread, is closing one of its bakeries, moving production to another, and has acquired a craft bread maker. Pic: ©iStock/ajijchan

Grupo Bimbo to close bakery in Canada Bread reshuffle

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PureCircle cleared of 'forced prison labour' accusations

By combining Codrico Rotterdam's know-how on maize and Meneba's insight into wheat, the new JV will have significant appeal to its customers. Pic: Codrico Rotterdam

Dutch cereal giants Meneba and Codrico Rotterdam team up

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