Can you smell the fresh focaccia already? Starbucks is your go-to for PSLs and breakfast sandwiches, but soon you’ll also be able to get more than 100 Italian baked goods—including fresh focaccia sandwiches—made in-house at the Reserve Roastery in Seattle this week. The Italian baked goods will come from a new partnership with Princi, a small chain of seven “boutique… Read more »
You know a good bakery when you smell it. And by “it,” we mean butter, morphing into crumbly croissants or gooey cookies or sugary kouign amann. This year, we stumbled upon outstanding bakeshops all over the country. These are our favorites.
Mondelez International is taking another important step in creating a best-in-class global supply chain today by announcing plans to invest more than $130 million in new biscuit manufacturing technology and capabilities in its current U.S. network. The investment will focus on bakeries in Fair Lawn, N.J., and Richmond, Va., supporting priority cookie and cracker brands and product platforms. To enable this investment, the company will consolidate its current U.S. biscuit manufacturing footprint on the East Coast, resulting in the closure of its Philadelphia bakery by early 2015.
When you ask a French master baker what constitutes good bread, be prepared to get the long-form answer. But to sum up, Lionel Vatinet, owner of La Farm Bakery, Cary, N.C., says that all good bread has a foundation in proper fermentation.
With world population growth shifting toward emerging markets, such as the Asia Pacific region, it’s no surprise the bakery and snack market is growing faster globally than in the US, according to the PMMI report, Bakery and Snacks—Market Assessment 2012. The shift is good news for OEMs marketing equipment to food processors in these growing markets.
Research and Markets has announced the addition of Canadean Ltd’s new report “Consumer Trends in the Bakery & Cereals Market in France, 2011” to their offering.
This report provides the results for the Bakery & Cereals market in France from Canadean’s unique, highly detailed and proprietary study of consumers’ Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) consumption habits, and forms part of an overall series covering all CPG product markets.
Puratos is launching its bakery enhancers in the Middle East and in Asia in response to growing demand for “western type” cakes with a long shelf life, said the firm.
Loders Croklaan has introduced two new shortenings to its SansTrans range to replace trans fat in bakery products, while also reducing saturated fat content and cost in use, the company claims.
Increased consumer awareness of the potential health benefits of vitamin D is opening up opportunities in fortification, according to results of a new survey.
The Baking Industry Exhibition (BIE) is working with its exhibitors and an impressive list of market leading trade bodies and associations to demonstrate the latest innovations and technologies for the bakery and snacks sectors. BIE will continue to focus on the whole range of production environments including volume production, craft baking, packaging and bake-off. A full range of technologies for… Read more »