a bowl of flax surrounded by keto and low carb foodsOver 30% of Americans are actively reducing their carb intake.


In recent years, the ketogenic and low-carb diets have surged from niche to mainstream, revolutionizing the way many people approach health, wellness, and nutrition. The keto diet, characterized by its high fat, moderate protein, and very low carbohydrate intake, has been lauded for its potential benefits, including weight loss, improved blood sugar control, and enhanced mental clarity. As this lifestyle gains momentum, the demand for keto-friendly bakery products has soared, presenting an unmissable opportunity for commercial bakeries.


The Rise of Keto and Low-Carb Diets

Recent data underscores the popularity and staying power of the ketogenic and low-carb lifestyle. A report by the Nutrition Business Journal revealed that the keto diet is not just a fad but a sustainable lifestyle choice for many, with the market for keto-friendly products expected to grow by 5.5% annually through 2027. This burgeoning demand reflects a broader shift towards healthier eating habits and the search for alternatives to traditional high-carb bakery goods.


Consumer Demand for Keto-Friendly Bakery Products

The increasing prevalence of dietary restrictions and health-conscious consumers has led to a heightened demand for bakery items that fit within the keto and low-carb parameters. According to a survey conducted by the International Food Information Council (IFIC) in 2023, over 30% of Americans are actively reducing their carb intake, with a significant portion following a ketogenic diet. This shift in consumer preferences has been echoed by market research firm, Mordor Intelligence, predicting a robust growth in the global low-carb food market, emphasizing the need for more ketogenic-friendly options in bakeries.


Expanding Your Customer Base and Increasing Sales

For commercial bakeries, adapting to include keto-friendly options signifies more than just diversifying product offerings; it’s a strategic move to attract and retain a loyal customer base. Integrating products made with Keto PowerFlax Baking Mix into your inventory can not only set your bakery apart but also cater to a rapidly growing segment of the population seeking out these alternatives.


Over 30% of Americans are actively reducing their carb intake, with a significant portion following a ketogenic diet.


The Cost of Ignoring the Keto and Low-Carb Market

Failing to cater to the keto and low-carb community is, in essence, leaving money on the table. As the demand for these products continues to climb, bakeries without offerings to meet this demand risk alienating a sizable and growing segment of health-conscious consumers. By embracing the keto and low-carb lifestyle through your product offerings, your bakery can tap into a lucrative market, driving both sales and customer satisfaction.


The market for keto-friendly products expected to grow by 5.5% annually through 2027.



The ketogenic and low-carb lifestyle is more than a trend; it’s a dietary choice that has captured the attention of millions seeking healthier, more sustainable eating habits. For commercial bakeries, the message is clear: incorporating keto-friendly options, such as those made with Keto PowerFlax Baking Mix, into your product lineup can expand your customer base, boost sales, and ensure your offerings resonate with the preferences of today’s health-conscious consumers. Ignoring this growing segment is not just a missed opportunity but a disregard for the evolving dietary landscape and its potential rewards.



  1. Nutrition Business Journal: “Special Diets Trend Report” – Highlights the sustained growth in the keto product market, projecting an annual increase of 5.5% through 2027.
  2. International Food Information Council (IFIC), 2023: “Food and Health Survey” – Provides insights into American dietary habits, including a significant trend towards reducing carb intake.
  3. Mordor Intelligence: “Global Low-Carb Food Market Growth, Trends, and Forecasts” – Predicts strong growth in the low-carb food sector, underscoring the rising demand for ketogenic-friendly options.


Further Reading

  • “The Keto Diet: The Complete Guide to a High-Fat Diet” by Leanne Vogel – An insightful resource for understanding the fundamentals of the ketogenic diet and its benefits.
  • “Trend Analysis of Low-Carb Diets in the Food Industry” – An article exploring the implications of low-carb dietary trends on the food and beverage industry, including bakery goods.
  • “Consumer Preferences and the Rise of the Health-Conscious Food Market” – A study examining the shift in consumer food preferences towards healthier options, including keto and low-carb products.


The Next Step

  • You can easily produce delicious keto-friendly  products which are clean label, high protein and plant-based!
  • Recipes provided on all bulk orders
  • Worldwide shipping available
  • Ongoing customer support always available
  • To order, visit our wholesale distributor, SnowCap Enterprises, and search: Powerflax Gold Low Carb Mix (SNC80).
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By powerflax.net

Laurie Tsemak is the founder and co-owner of PowerFlax Holdings Inc. and Red Square Bakery. Laurie and her husband, Mark have spent 34 years in the wholesale and retail baking field, focusing on innovative product development to serve health-conscious customers and forward-thinking commercial bakeries.

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