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Growing consumer knowledge on ingredients and healthy eating is increasing demand for minimally processed ingredients.

A Future Market Insights (FMI) report released at the end of May estimates the global clean label flour market to be worth US$2.2 billion, with a CAGR of 6.2 per cent.

In baking, a clean label, is the ability to produce a product without chemicals, or with a simple ingredient label, so minimally processed, no chemicals, artificial preservatives, colours or flavours.

According to FMI clean label is “emerging as the new norm when it comes to food and beverages and the market is undergoing a paradigm shift in its working. People are more focused on labels, ingredients, and production methods. Consumers are more focused on achieving overall health in multiple ways.”

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In its annual report on consumer trends Euromonitor International says sustainability, convenience and a new “phygital reality” are three developments that will influence business strategies.

The next interpack will take place from 4 to 10 May 2023, at the Düsseldorf Trade Fair Centre. It will be the first show since 2017, with last year’s expo first postponed, then cancelled, due to Covid.

Companies wanting to show their packaging and print wares to the world can now register for online event virtual.drupa, which is set to take place 20-23 April, in place of the now cancelled mega-show.