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Bakery
Snacking
BY ANDY NELSON
THE DAYS OF THREE SQUARE MEALS A DAY ARE LONG GONE - at
least for most Gen Zers and many millennials. Snacking is king, and
instore bakeries are adapting with smaller-sized products and other
goodies tailored to Americans' boundless appetite for snacks.
With COVID restrictions easing up globally, people are happy to be
celebrating life events with their friends and families again, and instore
bakery sales are picking up, said Sonia Bal, director of global marketing
for Delta, BC-based Unifiller.
Celebration cakes are on the rise again, but so are single-serve
desserts, which are great for summer events, Bal said. The only thing
holding back demand for instore bakery snacks and other smaller
products are logistics issues caused by the War in Ukraine and lingering
supply issues related to COVID.
" I think demand has picked up, but supply is being impacted by
current world events. "
More and more instore bakeries are updating their presentation with
a more artisanal or specialty look, Bal said. That means more macarons,
fancier and higher quality pastries, petit fours, ├ęclairs, donut offerings
and beautifully decorated bar cakes and cupcakes.
The problem in today's climate of tight labor is that many instore
bakeries don't always have workers who have the training to make these
often technically challenging snacks.
" Bakeries are adjusting by changing and simplifying their processes
with simplified SKUs , easier packaging, freezing products or generally
updating them for less prep time, " Bal said. " Companies understand that
'burnout culture' won't work. "
Instead, they're positioning themselves to attract staff by developing
culture around employee satisfaction, work\life balance and by offering
higher wages.
That means higher operation costs. One perfect solution to that
problem for instore bakeries is increased automation.
" Really it comes down to semi or fully automating your batter
pumping or portioning for faster accurate production that requires less
labor and helps in managing ingredient waste, " Bal said. " Equipment
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