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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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Packaging News

The July/August edition of PKN Packaging News is out now. Whether you read it online or in print, it's packed with the latest news and insight for the packaging industry.

New Zealand home compostable packaging supplier to the global ecommerce market, The Better Packaging Co, and SEKO Logistics are partnering to help significantly replace single-use plastics in global eCommerce fulfillment supply chains.

Procter & Gamble brands Gillette and Venus have joined forces with TerraCycle to launch a free, national recycling programme for all brands of razors and their packaging in Australia.