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Articles by Romy Schafer
The right ingredient-handling equipment can do more for a baker and snack manufacturer than simply handle ingredients. It can reduce energy and ingredients costs, improve production line efficiency, address sanitation issues, reduce changeover times and more.
Consumers seek better-for-you baked goods and snacks that taste good, are packed with nutritious ingredients and fit their lifestyles. Ingredient manufacturers are providing what bakers and snack manufacturers need to develop products to meet those important consumer demands.
Bakers and snack manufacturers planning to replace or upgrade their conveyor systems this year will find plenty of new conveyor systems and belts to meet their needs.
Plenty of educational sessions, networking opportunities and tabletop exhibits make BEMA’s Winter Summit on March 1 and the American Society of Baking’s BakingTech 2014, March 2-4 in Chicago, must-attend events for baking professionals and industry allieds. Both gatherings will be held at the Marriott in downtown Chicago.
Educational sessions, networking opportunities and a luxurious environment in which to enjoy both await members of the American Bakers Association, the baking and allied trades industries and their guests, March 16-19 at the 2014 ABA Convention in Scottsdale, Ariz.
From inclusions and replacers to pre-mixes and dough conditioners, bakers and snack manufacturers have plenty of ingredients from which to choose when creating products to meet consumer demand for healthful, clean-label foods and increasing government mandates.
Innovative packaging materials, closures and equipment help bakers and snack manufacturers meet consumer demand for safe, portable products, while reducing costs and addressing food safety, traceability and waste issues.
Located in Orem, Utah, Janey Lou’s exemplifies the state’s moniker—the Beehive State. Growing demand for the company’s scrumptious cinnamon rolls, generously-sized cookies, handmade Crispy Treats and numerous frozen dough products is keeping its management team and employees busy as bees.
Sisters Rebecca Jane Barney and Angela Lou Fillmore, co-founders of Janey Lou’s Inc., have come a long way from selling their handmade treats to local convenience stores in the Salt Lake City area. Under the helm of nephew and son Ryan Fillmore, the Orem, Utah-based company has garnered convenience-store and foodservice customers throughout the West and Southwest.