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Procter & Gamble’s sustainability optimist

July 12, 2013
Vice president of sustainability at Procter & Gamble Co., Len Sauers, not only believes in his company and its sustainability mission, he cares deeply about it. He’s part of a small, environmentally committed group not often heralded in the world of corporate sustainability.


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Sheetz to build facility in Burlington, N.C.

July 11, 2013

Convenience store chain Sheetz Inc., Altoona, N.C., is building a 250,000-sq.-ft. distribution and production facility in Burlington, N.C. The $32.8 million plant will include a Sheetz Bros. Kitchen bakery.


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Mars wins award recognizing its Sustainable in a Generation program

June 28, 2013

Mars Inc. has been named Best Private Company by Ethical Corp. Responsible Business Awards 2013. Ethical Corp. is a global business publication that focuses on global ethical business and explores how large companies respond to the sustainable business agenda.


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Alpha Baking selects Penske Truck Leasing to maintain truck fleet

June 24, 2013

Chicago-based Alpha Baking Co. Inc. selects Penske Truck Leasing to serve as its commercial truck fleet maintenance service provider for its 2013 ROUSH CleanTech Ford E-450 bread delivery trucks operating in the Chicago area.


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A summer full of safe, healthy food

June 17, 2013
Summer’s here and after all of the bad weather and miserable cold we endured this winter and spring, we can now enjoy those picnics and barbeques.
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Corrugated recovery hits 91%, is most-recycled packaging material

June 14, 2013

In 2012, some 29 million tons, or 91%, of the corrugated packaging used in the U.S. was successfully recovered for recycling, maintaining its top position as the most-recycled packaging material.


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Pepperidge Farm celebrates 60 years of baking in Downers Grove, Ill.

June 14, 2013

Pepperidge Farm founder and pioneering entrepreneur, Margaret Rudkin, said it was her favorite location when she gave a speech there to celebrate the site’s 10th anniversary.


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State of the Industry: Turbo-charging the bakery market

June 13, 2013
It’s been a slippery road this year. Impacted by a widespread drought, fluctuating commodity prices and a still-weak economy, bakers have been hit with some tough circumstances.
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Warehouse logistics group meets with FDA about FSMA

June 6, 2013

Members of the International Warehouse Logistics Association (IWLA) recently met with Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officials currently determining legislative details of the pending Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). Issues included exempting warehouses solely engaged in handling and storing processed goods.


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A slice of cheesecake production

June 5, 2013
Flexible and ready to address many customer needs, the staff at Eli’s Cheesecake’s 62,000-sq.-ft. production facility in Chicago outputs more than 15,000 units a day on eight production lines.
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Here’s our tour of potato chip producer, Ballreich Bros., our 2014 Snack Food Manufacturer of the Year. 

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Come check out the latest edition of Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery! This month's edition features a special look into the family-owned Ballreich Bros. manufacturer in Tiffin, Ohio.

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