There is no denying the power of a sweet snack or baked good. The very nature of sweet foods implies instant energy and gratification from a momentary “sugar rush.”
However, today’s consumer demands more of their snack food. They’re looking for healthy, energy-sustaining and—yes—delicious, snack and bakery choices, sometimes to even replace a regular meal. These needs don’t necessarily leave out the use of cane sugar, but this pure sweetener comes with challenges of its own, including periodic price fluctuations.