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Survey: Sustainability an ‘important factor’ in supply-chain choices

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Seventy-two percent of U.S. companies claim that sustainability influences their purchasing decisions and that it is an important factor when choosing service suppliers, says a survey by cloud computing firm Rackspace Hosting.
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Earth Day: Top 10 Ways for Businesses to Conserve Energy

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We’re at a point in the year when surging energy prices are putting the spotlight on conservation. Here’s a critical list from Rexel Holdings showing ways to boost energy efficiency.
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Getting Back to Basic Bakery Maintenance

By J.R. Wilson
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We all know that little things can add up to big savings, and many of those little things are bakery basics in the plant. When was the last time you checked your compressed air system operating pressure or the flame on your oven burners? If you can’t remember, then it’s time to get back to the basics and keep tabs on things we might be taking for granted. A little preventative maintenance can go a long way.
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Smooth Operators

New lubricants are formulated for specific food-processing machinery and applications to help bakers and snack producers address a host of industry issues.
By Romy Schafer
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Bakers and snack makers are well-acquainted with the saying, “Time is money.” A malfunctioning oven, depositor or conveyor system can result in production delays that negatively impact customers, as well as the bottom line.
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A Look Back at Baking

We’re celebrating our magazine’s centennial anniversary by taking a look back at the bygone days of the baking and snack food industries and their progress through the years. Here’s a retrospective look at the baking industry.
By Lauren R. Hartman
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It doesn’t feel like Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery is 100 years old, and that’s partly because we have changed names, formats, management, ownership and staffs several times throughout our long existence.
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A Snack Retrospective

Here’s a glance at some of the breakthroughs, events, products and happenings that took place in the snack food industry within Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery’s 100-year existence and even a ‘tidbit’ before.
By Lauren R. Hartman
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According to the website, ideafinder.com, we consume more than 4.3 billion lb. of snack food a year, which could be why snacks may soon end up becoming America’s favorite meal. What an interesting time for Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery to celebrate its centennial anniversary. Coincidentally, the Snack Food Association (SFA), Arlington, Va., an international association that has manufacturing members, including snack manufacturers and suppliers to the snack industry in more than 50 countries around the world, is celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2012. We congratulate the SFA on an incredible job.
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Bimbo Bakeries USA broadens Sara Lee Breads rollout

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Breadmaker Bimbo Bakeries USA says it will expand distribution of Sara Lee bread products in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic areas and reformulates top sellers.
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Viachem and AkzoNobel partner on CMC food additives

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A new partnership between Viachem and AkzoNobel includes sales and marketing for AkzoNobel’s Akucell line of carboxymethyl cellulose (CMC) food additives. The efforts target bakeries as well as other food and processed food manufacturers that use specialty ingredients and food additives in their products.
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Innovative barrier coating

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Bairicade XT food packaging offers an enhanced barrier, sustainability and economical advantages.
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Mixing it Up

By Romy Schafer
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Commercial bakery equipment manufacturers continue to introduce new and redesigned mixing systems that address the specific and changing needs of commercial bakers, including flexibility, dough uniformity, easy sanitation and durability.
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September's Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery publication features on defining whole -grain foods, as well as a special feature on the 2014 Bakery of the Year: Capistrano's Wholesale Bakery!

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