Baking Trends

September 17, 2018

Sliced bread no longer innovation leader

For the 52-week period ended July 15, 2018, total retail bread unit sales in the United States fell 1.5%, according to scan data from Information Resources Inc. Although not earth shattering, the small drop and overall stagnant growth of the bread industry signals a changing of the guard in the […]
July 31, 2018

What General Mills’ Summer/Fall Lineup Tell Us About Food Trends in 2019 and Beyond

As consumers and food solutions experts, we get excited about new product launches coming to a store near us. It piques interest in both sides of our brains. Professionally, we analyze the “whys” of the launch and revert to questions about what type of pan they’re using. On the personal […]
July 30, 2018

Menu Shock: What to Avoid and What to Focus On

There was a recent column on Pizza Today’s website that caught our eye. The topic: menu shock. In the column, the author detailed a $2,000 pizza topped with truffles, foie gras and edible gold. While I’m sure it tastes delicious, we’ll pass. The team at LloydPans is more partial to a […]
July 9, 2018

New products, clean label bakery and bug breads!

It’s hot outside, and no doubt, even hotter in bakeries and restaurants across the country. Since you’re too busy keeping cool, we’ve compiled the latest baking and snack industry news for you. Clean-label snack and bakery products become more prevalent as consumer interest grows Five years ago, neither consumers nor […]
June 28, 2018

Yearning for the comment card and box

The digital revolution has ushered in countless innovations that make our lives and businesses better. We’re not convinced online reviews of restaurants is one of them. Now, we’re not calling for a return of the comment card and box, but we do know many restaurants and pizzerias kind of wish […]
June 18, 2018

The latest cake and cake decorating news

At LloydPans, summertime means ramping up our cake pan production! From wedding cakes to graduation cakes to holiday cupcakes, cake bakers and decorators keep us busy ordering new round, square and sheet cake pans. To celebrate cake season, we bring you five of our favorite recent cake stories. 15 Hot […]