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  • Publication date: Wednesday 26 January 2023
  • Editorial submissions deadline: Wednesday 11 January 2022
  • Editorial contact: Vince Bamford vjbamford@googlemail.com

Sustainability was identified as one of the top trends for bakery in 2023, but what it means to the baking industry is evolving.

Key areas this article will explore include:

  • What are the main areas of focus for the baking industry when it comes to sustainability?
  • Which resources (water, carbon, ingredients, energy etc) are climbing the agenda and why?
  • Many of the big companies have published sustainability reports outlining their goals – what progress has been made on these so far?
  • What legislation has recently been introduced, or is coming down the line, that could influence the sustainability focus in the future?
  • What are the main barriers to success?