Integral components of most bakeries and snack facilities, conveyors and belts are sporting new designs and features to help producers improve their food-safety efforts and reduce maintenance time and costs.
Finding qualified workers is an ongoing struggle for many commercial bakers. Competition from other industries, insufficient university programs and a lack of awareness of the industry by job seekers may be some contributing factors.
Sriracha and bacon have been flavor stars for the past two years, appearing in and on a host of foods. Around the same time, natural blues and greens arrived on the scene, giving snack producers and bakers even more color options.