Monthly Archives: April 2016

Delivery dilemma? Why Domino’s Pizza is watching Uber, Lyft

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<p>Cramer: This pizza giant headed higher but hitting speedbumps</p> <p>CNBC&#039;s Jim Cramer speaks with Patrick Doyle, Domino&#039;s Pizza President and CEO, to learn more about Domino&#039;s quarter and where his company is headed. </p> Domino’s Pizza fell more than 9 percent after reporting earnings on Thursday, its first earnings miss in over four quarters. After posting excellent numbers last quarter,… Read more »

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Paris Baguette Opens First U.S. Franchise Location

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Paris Baguette, the global premier baking franchise featuring high-quality baked goods, savory eats, and beverages, opened at 1698 Hostetter Road, boosting the local economy by creating more than 30 new jobs. In celebration, a grand opening event will be held on Friday, April 29 beginning at 11 a.m. The San Jose, California, location will be owned and operated by local… Read more »

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Adam Foods to buy Panrico bread assets from Bimbo

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Spanish food maker Adam Foods has reached an agreement to acquire certain Panrico assets in Spain, Portugal and Andorra from Mexican baker Grupo Bimbo. The agreement could see Adam Foods take control of Panrico’s bread business, including two production plants in Gulpilhares, Portuga, and Teror, Gran Canaria. Adam would also gain patents and licenses to market Panrico products in Italy, Germany… Read more »

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European Union Commission Rejects Mandatory Nanomaterial Registry

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Much to the dissatisfaction of environmental organizations, research organizations and consumer groups, the European Commission appears to have rejected the proposed registry for the use of nanomaterials. The registry would have required those within the food and beverage industry to register any nanomaterials used in substances of products. Recent investments in nanotechnology research by the United States Department of Agriculture demonstrate… Read more »

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A successful Alimentaria confirms the upsurge in international business and domestic demand

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Alimentaria goes even further. At the edition marking its 40th anniversary, the great Spanish food and drink fair, which closes today at the Gran Via Exhibition Centre in Barcelona, managed to attract visitors from 157 countries (16 more than in 2014), underlining its international pulling power and efficient role at galvanising exports for sector companies. The show also left a… Read more »

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Hershey Acquires New Brand

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With reported earnings down for the first quarter of this year, sweets maker Hershey has doubled down on healthier options with its acquisition of chocolate snack brand barkTHINS. Hershey Co. said its sales and profit for the year will likely be lower than expected as its chocolate bars struggle to compete with newer snacks like fruit-and-nut bars considered by many… Read more »

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Chef Desmond Lee wins the sixth edition of Asian Pastry Cup

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The sixth edition of the prestigious Asian Pastry Cup awarded the Singapore team, led by Chef  Desmond Lee. Happening in conjunction with Food&Hotel Asia 2016 at the Singapore Expo, this mark’s Singapore’s fourth win since the prestigious contest’s inception in 2006. Assisted by his team member, Pang Yun Kian, the Singaporean team clinched the top spot by presenting pastry creations to… Read more »

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The Cult of Baguette: Five Ways French Eat Their Bread That Will Shock You

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When it comes to bread, French not only know almost everything about it, but they also have several different ways of eating it that may weird out foreigners. The Local took a closer look at how the French eat their bread or the baguette rather, pardonne-moi. 1. The French often put butter or jam on top of the baguette and then dip… Read more »

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GastroPan awarded the Industrial Bread of the Year 2016 made in Romania

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The visitors of the 8th edition of GastroPan, which took place at Targu Mures, April 14-17, had the opportunity to experience, try and taste a large variety of products, solutions, machineries, technologies and ingredients presented at the booths of the 133 worldwide suppliers from 4 continents.

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