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What is the importance of technology and innovation for the baking industry?

The importance of technology and innovation within the commercial baking landscape simply can’t be ignored. As bakeries are constantly seeking ways to stand out in a continuously evolving industry, technology and innovation can help in a variety of ways: 

  • Improving the quality of baked goods
  • Creating new products
  • Reducing costs and waste
  • Increasing efficiency
  • Improving customer service

By leveraging technology and innovation, bakers are able to stay competitive and up-to-date with the latest trends in an ever-changing market. In addition to process-related improvements and cost savings, technology can also give bakers an edge in product development by providing the flexibility needed to test new flavors and recipes, ultimately leading to higher quality products and customer satisfaction. Technology can also provide a medium for better customer service through online ordering systems, digital menus, and interactive customer support options.

Technological advancements are being made every day, and staying on the forefront of these changes can make baking easier and more efficient. AMF Bakery Systems’ best-in-class unit equipment and complete system solutions, as well as initiatives such as Lights Out Bakery, empower bakers everywhere to make smart, data-driven decisions, create efficiency, and promote sustainability.