Latest food & bakery trends – part two

25th May 2015


In March this year our category marketing manager, Jane Stork and category marketing executive, Keri Cummings, spent three days taking in the tastes and flavours of London to see what new trends are appearing in the Capital. Here is the second part of the new discoveries they made, and also what emerging trends from last year have taken hold.

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Celebrate Thanksgiving with American-style treats

29th October 2014


American trends are set to continue as more US operators open in the UK so why not extend your current offering and celebrate Thanksgiving with American-style treats?

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Berry trends

28th August 2014


Supermarket audits revealed that raspberry, strawberry, blackberry and blackcurrant are used the most in mixed berry products and apple is used for bulking them out. Blueberries and cherries are being found in more products especially cakes, yogurts and drinks.

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Make the most of rhubarb!

24th April 2014


Rhubarb has long been seen as having medicinal properties and was originally used as a medicine in ancient China. It was brought to Europe by Marco Polo and has been eaten as a food since the 18th Century.

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American food trends

21st January 2014


Flavours are becoming increasingly important in both sweet and savoury food lines. In savouries, marinades and dips are increasingly coming in a wide range of spice levels from mild to fiery hot. Additionally fruit salsas, dressings and sauces are also on the rise with strawberry, mango, citrus, pineapple, coconut, cranberry and banana popular flavours.

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