The Bread Box-Blog

06
Feb

clean label

The Clean Label Challenge for Retailers

We hear a lot in our industry about the “clean label” trend. But according to a recent article in Vital Food Insights, “clean label” is no longer just a trend.

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30
Jan

vegan

Going Vegan to Be a Big Trend in 2018: Have You Tried Our Vegan Donuts?

From animal rights' groups to One Green Planet to Forbes, everyone seems to agree on at least one thing this year – going vegan will be a big trend in 2018. Of course, veganism –eating only plant-based foods – isn’t new, but according to many different sources, this will be the year when veganism transitions from being on the fringe to becoming mainstream.   The Vegan Transition to Mainstream What is the expected result of the vegan transition to becoming more mainstream?

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05
Jan

glazed donuts

Let’s Celebrate National Glazed Donut Day!

Jan. 12th is National Glazed Donut Day! What better time to celebrate Americans’ love of glazed donuts, as well as other tasty donut varieties.

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19
Dec

donuts

The Interesting History of Donuts

Have you ever wondered about the history of donuts? If so, you’re in luck.

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13
Dec

bread consumption

Which Countries Consume the Most Bread?

A new article by Insider Monkey ranks countries based on how much bread is consumed by those living there. Below are the 10 countries with the highest bread consumption, along with the amount of bread consumed per person in a year.

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15
Nov

gluten-free

November Is National Gluten-Free Diet Awareness Month

November is National Gluten-Free Diet Awareness Month. Since we’ve begun to offer gluten-free products like our new gluten-free, vegan donut line, we thought it was a great time to share what  “gluten-free” really means.

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25
Oct

white bread

White Bread vs. Artisanal Bread Study Yields Surprising Results

A new research study on bread conducted at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel compared two types of bread – industrial processed white bread and artisanal whole-grain bread – to determine how they each affected the body and health for the short-term. The surprising results were that there were no significant differences in the way they each affected the body.

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17
Oct

gluten-free

Consumer Demand for Gluten-Free Foods Is Up: Our New Donuts Are Gluten-Free

There is a growing consumer demand for foods that meet special dietary requirements, including foods that are gluten-free. This is driven by food allergies and food intolerances that affect an increasing number of people, as well as by a more health-conscious public in general.   According to one recent report on Statistica, the gluten-free foods market is forecast to reach $7.59 billion by the year 2020, with the U.S.

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29
Sep

donut-walls

Move Over Wedding Cake! Donut Walls Are Here!

Well, maybe they’re not entirely replacing the wedding cake, but donut walls are fast becoming the hottest new dessert trend for weddings, according to Brides, Good Housekeeping and a number of other popular magazines and websites. What Is a Donut Wall?

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11
Sep

bread

New Study Reveals Americans May Not Be Eating Enough Bread

Bread is rich with nutrients, but only makes up a small portion of the American diet, according to a newly released study published in Nutrients journal.  The study found that we need to think twice before cutting bread from our diets. How the Study Was Conducted The study used data from more than 10,000 dietary surveys from men and women over the age of 19 collected by the National Center for Health Statistics of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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