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One in five shoppers want more apps to help them reduce food waste: Survey

22% of consumers want better technology to help them reduce food waste iStock©

Over 20% of consumers would like technology to help them tackle food waste, a new survey has found.

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

Snyder's-Lance is using new baking and cooking methods to produce a spring range of healthy snacks. Pic: Snyder's-Lance

Advanced cooking methods inspire Snyder’s-Lance spring ‘better-for-you’ launches

Adding the fizz of Champagne to crisps - what could be better? One of the novel products to be showcased at ife 2017. Pic: ©iStock/Romolo Tavani

Champagne crisps and Tabasco popcorn: Innovations at ife 2017

IRI said the changing shopping behavior driven by millennials have caused confectionery and snack companies to rethink their e-commerce strategies.  Photo: ©iStock/Chet_W

E-commerce the ticket to Millennial candy and snack sales: Analysts

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

Millennials said they snack because they are too busy to eat a sit-down meal or couldn't be bothered to cook a meal. Pic: ©iStock/ariwasabi

Millennials replace meals with snacks, survey finds

With Millennials swopping snacks for sit-down meals more often, the avenue for nutritious snacks is wide open to new product developers. Pic: ©iStock/Choreograph

NPD Jan-Feb 2017: Spinach tortilla, coffee popcorn and Limoncello biscotti

Design students went back in time to find inspiration for new product and packaging ideas. Pic: ©iStock/OcusFocus

Interactive packs: Design students encourage you to play with your food

The easy format of the FUEL10K Porridge Pots is appealing to the younger set who usually skip breakfast. Pic: FUEL10K

‘Easy format’: Fuel10K Porridge Pots taps on-the-go breakfast trend

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