Food Navigator – Could pecans be the next big ‘better for you’ ingredient in snacking?

Pecans could become a mainstay ingredient across the bakery and snacks industry as consumers look for more versatility in their products, says the Center for Pecan Innovation.

Margaret Lisi, program manager of the Center for Pecan Innovation in Atlanta, told BakeryandSnacks that domestic consumption of pecans had jumped 10% over the last two years. She believes consumption will grow even higher and hopes the bakery, snacking and confectionery industries can all play a part in that growth.

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