Tag: Bakery Trends

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Bakeries win local and seasonal appeal

“Locally grown and seasonal descriptors are now almost as salient as calorie and fat content information on menus,” The Hartman Group reported in its infographic, Eating Out Trends: Diners’ Motivations & Preferences. While most bakeries don’t have menus that require descriptors, looking at diner preferences in restaurants can offer a glimpse of what bakery […]

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Mini Pastries Steal the Show

When bakery professionals travel for business they’re always on the look out for new ideas and bakery trends that might apply to their bakeries. Mini pastries were the clear trend in Munich, Germany recently at the 23rd iba, an international trade fair for bakery, pastry and snacks. While the move […]

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Baker Rants

By John Stricker Being in the baking industry all my life, I’ve observed much during the years…fad diets that label bakery products as evil, volatile commodity markets going crazy on the price of our ingredients, and the Martha Stewartization of wedding cakes where all brides want top-dollar cake designs like […]