Baking & Snacks

Our experts in the Bakery & Bread segment are keen to help you create the comforting sensation of freshly baked goods while also developing exciting new bakery products focusing on the current trends in the market – be it protein-enriched or sugar-reduced baked goods. We have the knowledge about the current trends in the bakery segment and are keen to produce excellent formulations and products that address these trends in the best way.

Do you need a solution for gluten-free products? The increasing demand for natural and fresh products or clean label options, we have the experts that create tailor-made solutions for your product. Our Food Application and Development Center strive to design the perfect crumb structure and color, the ideal volume, and the best taste to satisfy your customers’ desire for baked products.

Blueberry muffins with bakery ingredients

Rising to the challenges in the bakery segment

The increasing demand for bakery products that contain ingredients such as fiber and whole grains will continue to fuel the demand for bakery products. The bakery industry is predicted to emerge as the fastest growing sector in dietary fiber market. Also gluten-free is one of the key trends influencing the bakery and bread segment. Our experts have solutions at hand to create tasty products without gluten but keeping the same texture.

The bakery category is a vitally important part of consumers diet, be it as a meal for breakfast or lunch, or as an in-between snack, and it’s crucial that manufacturers keep on top of trends and market research to best tailor their new product developments to customer demand. Brenntag Food & Nutrition is your partner to support you to stay ahead and find solutions for such challenges and trends arising in the bakery and bread industry.

Brenntag, baking ingredients distributor, supplied ingredients in cooling cupcakes

Types of ingredients for the baking and snack food industries

Snack and baking companies have different means, but they desire the same end — a quality product that brings profit. The key to top-notch results lies in a focus on quality every step of the way. You need the best processes and additives to make the best food. Every ingredient that goes into your recipes must do its job well, and we make sure that every additive serves it purpose.

With almost 10,000 products available from our suppliers, we offer many more ingredient categories that can be used at your company. Ask us about our clean label options from the world's leading suppliers. We have naturally derived, non-GMO, and organic additives for every purpose.

We offer a catalog of products that meet the food and baking industries' growing needs.

Our portfolio includes the following types of ingredients used in the snack food and baking industry:

  • Anti-caking agents

    Ingredients like calcium stearate keep powdered foods like flour from clumping together.

  • Color additives

    Synthetic and natural, food-safe colors change or preserve the appearance of food.

  • Emulsifiers

    Additives such as mono- and diglycerides prevent ingredient separation and soften bread dough.

  • Leavening agents

    Calcium carbonate and other leavening agents help dough rise.

  • Sweeteners and flavor enhancers

    While additives like aspartame make food sweeter, flavor enhancers create food that tastes better.

  • Vitamins and minerals

    Food enriched with vitamins and minerals provides more nutrition than the same food in its original state.

Outpace your baking competition

Businesses in the high-demand baking and snack industries must stay on top of the competition. You need cutting-edge ingredients that meet evolving regulations, as well as a reliable ingredient distributor with the same innovative attitude.

We have a network of over 190 locations distributes ingredients to regions and markets across the globe. We coordinate with our suppliers to deliver additives at the exact time and specifications you need. We'll take care of the logistics while you develop the next great snack food.

Contact our experts from the Bakery & Bread segment to talk about:

  • new bakery products for healthy snacking
  • how to achieve the right texture in gluten free products
  • the opportunities from protein trend for bakery industry

Please contact us by submitting the form and we can start a discussion of how to support you in the best way.