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COVER STORY- Focus On The Family
United States Bakery – better known to brand-loyal locals as Franz Family Bakeries – has a history steeped in tradition. The Portland, Ore.-based business has been making bread since 1906 and shows no signs of stopping as it celebrates its 100th anniversary.- Playing A Full House
Visit Franz Family Bakeries in Portland, Ore. Also, it’s soon-to-be-open bread and bun plant in Springfield, Ore., is yet another step in the company’s plans for market expansion.
Production / Technology
Engineering Management- The Changing Roles Of The Bakery Engineer
In this new monthly column, East Balt Inc.’s Jeff Deardruff explores the issues facing today’s bakery engineer.
Innovations in equipment- Heat And Control, Hinds-Bock and more... - Tech Briefs
Corporate Profiles- Innoseal Systems, Inc., Natural Products, Inc. and more...
Retail Channel Strategies
Focus On Your Customers- Piled High
Dagwood Bumstead’s simple sub’s got nothing on today’s hearty meat- and cheese-laden masterpieces, which are as at home on the premium and artisan breads they adorn as in the various foodservice channels they serve.- Slyde Effects
PRESIDENT’S Letter- The Mix-Up At Dot: The Value Of SFA
Snack Food Association- Feds Tackle Childhood Obesity - Regulatory Snafu Could Cost Overtime - Exhibit At All Candy Expo - SNAXPO 2007 Exhibitor Signup Underway
- Tracking Food: Bioterrorism Act Rules
Formulation / R&D
Market Trends- Let Them Eat Pie
Pie may very well be the world’s most perfect dessert. New apple, berry, citrus and cream pies — and the occasional no-sugar-added and trans fat-free variety — continue to serve up smiles in restaurants and freezer cases across the country.- Pie Envy
Ingredient Technology- Why New Products Succeed ... And Fail, Part 2 - Somewhere Over The Grain-Bow - Edlong Dairy Flavors, Puratos and more...
New Products- Mrs Baird’s Honey 7 Grain 100% Whole Grain Sandwich Buns, Rudi’s Organic 100% Whole Wheat Bread, Buns and more... - Oh, My Ganache!
Health Bites- Great Grain Debate, Enriching Lives and more...
Editor’s Note- A Survivor’s Defining Moment
Trends & Analysis- 100 Years On The Best-Seller’s List - Business Briefs
Advertiser Index- Index