baking trends

December 21, 2020

Top Baking Trends of 2020: Plant-Based, Gluten-Free Baking Tops Consumer Demand

Plant-based and gluten-free food trends are nothing new, but they are taking on a life of their own in the baking industry. Consumers are seeking comfort in the desserts they eat on an entirely different level, but they aren’t exactly letting their health or waistlines suffer. And, that’s where these […]
December 18, 2020

Top Baking Trends of 2020: Exotic Baking with Citrus Flavors

The fruits of spring and summer weren’t just relegated to hotter months in 2020, as consumers looked for an escape to the tropics more than ever before. Bakers were inspired by exotic, citrus flavors this year, and the global influence was apparent in desserts on bakery shelves.  In the spring, Bake […]
December 14, 2020
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Top Baking Trends of 2020: Alcohol Infused Desserts

Sweet comfort is the name of the game in baking for 2020, and the statistics are there to prove that consumers are craving sweet baked goods in rising numbers. To take it a step further, desserts infused with alcohol are trending even more this year, and the LloydPans innovation team […]
December 7, 2020

Top Baking Trends of 2020: Personalization, Customization and Hybrid Desserts

At the beginning of the year, Dawn Foods predicted that customization and personalization would take the cake — and other baked goods — during the year in its “Eight Food Trends to Guide Your Bakery in 2020” consumer behavior survey. Little did we know how true that forecast would be in […]
October 1, 2020

Seeking Comfort Through Baking in Times of COVID

From retail bakeries, to pizzerias to restaurants to consumers — everyone is looking for comfort in these uncertain times. Food is the quintessential way to soothe, both in preparation and enjoyment. In fact, 33 percent of consumers told Datassential that they were eating comfort foods more often now than before COVID. […]
July 24, 2020

‘Disaster’ Birthday Cake Trend Puts Positive Spin on 2020

COVID has changed how everyone celebrates, and personalization is more important than ever. What could be more meaningful than a birthday cake? The birthday cake is the focal point of celebration of another year on earth, but this year bakeries are tasked with making cakes that are even more significant […]