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Get ready for our Top Products of 2013!

December 4, 2013

The most clever and new bakery and snack products of 2013 will be chosen by you, our online readers! We’re reviewing all the new products published in Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery magazine and on in 2013. From the numerous products, we’ll pick 10 of our favorite snack foods and bakery products, based on originality, packaging and taste.

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TLC launches 'Bakery Boss' TV show with Buddy Valastro

November 25, 2013

The "Cake Boss," Buddy Valastro, has a new series called Bakery Boss, which will take viewers across the country with Valastro as he brings his blend of business skills and baking expertise to help other bakers struggling to make their dreams come true.

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Eggo Waffles seeks cleaner, greener energy for baking

November 25, 2013

Kellogg Co. has found that a cleaner, more reliable fuel source powers the bakery that ‘powers our mornings’ and generates half of the bakery's annual electrical consumption.

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Panera plans catering hubs

November 22, 2013

Panera Bread reports that it plans to implement a four-step plan in 2014 to battle slowing sales and fast-paced competition. It includes building catering hubs to move its catering business out of its stores and keep employees focused on customers.

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Could barley become the next super grain?

November 22, 2013

Perhaps the longtime victim of an outdated image problem, barley has the nutritional profile, cost and versatility that could mainstream it into super grain status, yet it often ends up listed low on product labels and ingredient lists.

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Craving cannoli?

November 11, 2013

You will, if you try one from Golden Cannoli Shells Inc. The family-owned, 40-year-old bakery is rolling in the dough at its more spacious, 30,000-sq.-ft. production facility in Chelsea, Mass., to which it relocated in September. The largest national cannoli maker in the U.S. strives for top product quality and strict food-safety standards as well as to ‘just doing things right.’ It’s these and many other reasons that make Golden Cannoli our 2013 Bakery of the Year.

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Saturated fat to be cut in chocolate products, makers say

October 31, 2013

Products from breadsticks to cookies to belVita will contain less fat, but sugar levels will likely remain the same.

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Are drugstores the new convenience stores?

October 29, 2013

Today’s consumers are buying more than just health and wellness products at drugstores, a report from The Hartman Group reveals.

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Bars are becoming their own food group

October 17, 2013

Eating has never been easier. Bars are everywhere. They’re eating up the competition. Snack bars, cookie bars, gluten-free, sugar-free, kids’ bars, granola bars and others. But what’s really inside the wrapping?

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'School Colors' theme of Esrock Partners' annual foodservice golf outing

October 14, 2013

Esrock Partners brightens up championship golf course with “School Colors” theme for its 26th annual foodservice event. More than 90 of the foodservice industry’s top manufacturing, chain operators and media leaders participated in the September event at Cog Hill in Lemont, Ill.

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New chips off the old block

Here’s our tour of potato chip producer, Ballreich Bros., our 2014 Snack Food Manufacturer of the Year. 

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