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The top 10 US bread suppliers in 2017: Rising sales for Aryzta, Bimbo and Flowers

Despite the negative image that bread has, it is still rising to the occasion in the US. Pic: ©iStock/Tverdohlib

US fresh bread value sales have flat-lined so far in 2017, but there are some rising stars, IRI data for the 52 weeks, ending June 11, 2017 shows.

goodnessKNOWS how the top 10 UK snack bar brands will handle the launch of Mar's debut in the healthy snacking sector. Pic: Mars

Top 10 UK snack bar brands: goodnessKNOWS how Mars’ debut will change the playing field

PepsiCo's Frito-Lays is the biggest contributor to the total US food and beverage retail of all the $5bn-plus manufacturers, reflected in the Top 10 US salty snack brands in 2017 so far. Pic: PepsiCo/©iStock/lepas2004

Top 10 US salty snack brands in 2017 so far: Sales soar for Frito-Lay’s Ruffles brand

Mintel said protein and fibers can help bread manufacturers attract health-focused consumers. Pic: ©iStock/lolostock

Bread makers could still target health-focused consumers despite carb fears: Mintel

Snacking is no longer entirely indulgent, but part of a balanced diet. Pic: ©DepositPhotos/marilyna

Snack makers moving beyond pure indulgence to functionality, says European Snacks Association

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Patriotic Product Round-up: Matzo crackers, key lime cookies and poutine donuts

Biscuits are a popular treat among British consumers over the age of 65. Pic: ©iStock/sugar0607

Biscuits are capitalizing on the health trend, especially among seniors, says pladis

British consumers are being offered an ever-shrinking range of new products to choose from. Pic: ©iStock/Aquir

Bakery product launches decline in UK: IRI analyst

Industry leader predicts Whole Foods may eventually move to Amazon Go tech.  Photo: ©iStock/krblokhin

Alexa, can I have some organic candy and snacks? Category set to benefit from Amazon-Whole Foods deal

China's bakery market is booming, thanks to the consumer's taste for international products as well as a stipulation for highly decorated sweet cakes.

Penchant for Western products supports China’s bakery boom, says analyst

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