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Bimbo, Flowers bid for Canada Bread

Grupo Bimbo and Flowers Foods are said to be among the early bidders for Canada Bread, the bakery business that’s majority-owned by Canadian food group Maple Leaf Foods.


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Sweet Street Desserts to open South Carolina facility

Gourmet dessert manufacturer Sweet Street Desserts Inc., Reading, Pa., plans to have its new manufacturing facility in Greenville, S.C., up and running by summer 2014.


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IDDBA, IDFA and GS1 US issue new traceability implementation guideline for dairy, deli and bakery industries

The Traceability for Dairy, Deli & Bakery US Implementation Guideline was developed in collaboration with the food industry to offer best practices for improving traceability and food safety.


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Convenience store shows off solar panels

Crosby’s convenience store in Lockport, N.Y., expects the equivalent of 70 free days of electricity per year from an array of solar power panels it recently installed. The company says it’s the first solar-powered convenience store in the region.


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Creating cannoli

From humble beginnings 40+ years ago in a small bakery near Boston to a 30,000-sq.-ft. plant today in Chelsea, Mass., outfitted with four production lines, Golden Cannoli Shells Inc. now generates more than 100,000 cannoli shells each day. The more spacious plant is also allowing the bakery to significantly increase its capacity.


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South Coast Baking Co. to open production facility in Arkansas

Slated to begin operation in July 2014, the Springdale, Ark., facility will produce frozen cookie dough.


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Nestle to move U.S. pizza business to Ohio

Nestle USA plans to completely relocate its Northbrook, Ill.-based Nestle Pizza Division to Solon, Ohio, by mid-2014. The company’s pizza brands include DIGIORNO, California Pizza Kitchen, Tombstone and Jack’s.


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Producing purr-fect artisan

Creating a pleasant stir in New York’s restaurants since 1987, Tom Cat combines the craftsmanship of artisan baking with a cupful of automation plus a pinch of top-quality ingredients
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Baking biscotti

We toured Nonni’s Foods 45,000-sq.-ft. biscotti production facility in Ferndale, N.Y.
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Major brands aim to defeat food-labeling effort

Pepsi, Coca-Cola and Nestle are a few of the companies that contributed to an effort opposing a food-labeling initiative in Washington state, according to documents recently made public.


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