A brand new issue of World Bakers Digital is out now, featuring exclusive interviews and topics on technology, processes, markets, ingredients, etc.
For this issue, as a new edition of IBIE is quickly approaching, we have focused on the US bakery market, one of the biggest in the world.
Robb MacKie, president and CEO of American Bakers Association (ABA) – one of the sponsors at IBIE – spoke to World Bakers Digital about the challenges of the industry as well as his expectations for the next years.
The magazine cover story features the iconic American pie and there is no surprise that it remains among consumers’ favorites in the US, with sales showing an important growth during the latest years.
The cookie and biscuit market in the US is also an important topic in this issue of our magazine. The analysts from the research company Technavio showed that Americans now look for imported cookies, having a preference for new and unusual flavors.
In light of the new labeling rules, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies (PMMI) explains the new regulations, the compliance dates and the benefits for the final consumer.
You can also read about production lines dedicated to manufacturing pastries, to find out how they can be customized for a large variety of filling solutions.
The newest monitoring technology is creating accurate and knowledgeable insight across every step of the production cycle and process in real-time. You can read more on the process in the article “Smart Production Line Monitoring”.