Articles by Romy Schafer

Mixed bag of ingredients

January 10, 2014

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.


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Cookie, sweet-treat goodness

December 10, 2013

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.


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A family affair

December 10, 2013

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.


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Filling a niche

November 11, 2013

Bakers who are considering adding bars, cakes, muffins and other niche products to their offerings will find that, in many cases, the equipment they need already exists.


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Chart toppers

November 11, 2013

2013 has been an event-packed year for the snack food and bakery industry. Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery’s Top Bakers & Snack Manufacturers lists show who the industry’s major players are and what they bring to the table.


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A perfect fit

Tyson Mexican Original Inc. acquired Don Julio Foods Inc earlier this year, and together, the brands have big future plans.
November 1, 2013
Earlier this year, Tyson Foods Inc. announced that its subsidiary, Tyson Mexican Original, had purchased Don Julio Foods Inc.
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Natural Ingredients: Supply versus demand

September 26, 2013

In response to consumer trends, more bakers and snack manufacturers are using natural flavors and colors in their products. But will supplies of such ingredients be able to keep up with demand? Here’s what we found out from the manufacturers with which we talked.


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A feast for the senses

September 13, 2013
What can bakers and snack producers expect to see in the way of seasonings and colors in the coming months?
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The heat is on

September 13, 2013
New and redesigned proofers, ovens and fryers—the “workhorses” of the bakery and snack industry—are ready to help bakers and snack producers expand their product lines
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Two for one

August 15, 2013
The Tortilla Industry Association will hold its 2013 TIA Technical Conference in Las Vegas, Oct. 5-6.
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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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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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