Since Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery magazine named Golden Cannoli its Bakery of the Year in 2013 (see “Craving cannoli?”), the company has tripled its sales numbers. Now the company is striding into new territory by bringing its Original Cannoli Chips to the snack aisle, sold in resealable stand-up pouches, thereby creating an entirely new segment of snacking. For the complete story, see “Golden Cannoli expands into new categories with innovative cannoli products.”
Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery named La Brea Bakery as its 2016 “Bakery of the Year.” La Brea Bakery has taken an industry-leading position on non-GMO breads and brought the concept of “farm-to-table” breads, made with heritage grain, to a national audience. And the bakery has forged new ground with gluten-free breads that mesh with the bakery’s artisan sensibilities. For the complete story, see “La Brea Bakery, artisan bakery to the nation.”
Anita’s Mexican Foods Corp., with headquarters in San Bernardino, CA, has grown through the years, serving as a manufacturer of tortilla chips, tortillas and taco shells for retail and foodservice, and has emerged as a primary contract manufacturer of popped/extruded pellet snacks in the industry. For the full story on Anita’s, see “A history of excellence at Anita's Mexican Foods.”
Palermo Villa, based in Milwaukee, WI, employs over 700 people to run a nationally renowned branded and private label frozen pizza business, including its new, popular super-premium pizza products. For the full story on Palermo Villa, see “Palermo Villa redefines frozen pizza with super-premium products.”
ABIMAPI, the Brazilian Manufacturers Association of Biscuits, Pasta, Industrialized Breads & Cakes, recently held its 15th International Congress in Florianópolis, Brazil. The companies highlighted in this slideshow participated in the event, either at the Congress in Florianópolis or as part of a post-Congress media tour. For more information, see “ABIMAPI holds bakery congress in Brazil.”
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