March 2004



Daring to be Different

Market Watch:

Frozen Baked Goods

Ingredient R&D:
Fruits & Nuts
New Products

- 2004 Snack Manufacturer of the Year
Always innovate. Never duplicate. By following that philosophy and taking calculated risks, Poore Brothers is building a diverse portfolio of $20 to $50 million niche brands to complement its competitors’ offerings and expand the category as a whole.
- Bonus Feature
For Gold Standard Baking, dedicating the fortunes of an immigrant family to the quality of a single line of baked products had one result. It became the story of My Big Fat Greek Croissant.
Plant story
- Tunning it up
Business & Marketing
- Editor’s Note
Dan Malovany has had his fill of carping on the low-carb issue, so being a good Catholic boy, he has give up all reduced-carb products for Lent.
- Newswire
Despite the challenges facing the baking industry, several bakers continue to add production capacity and a few are doing so in a big way. In addition, find out the latest developments with the upcoming Baking Expo, which runs from August 15-18 in Las Vegas.
- Market Watch
Instead of accepting defeat, frozen baked goods manufacturers are fighting back against carb-bashing, cheering on the category and Starting the Wave.
- New Products
Check out the new breads, crackers and more that are rolling out to grocery, c-store and mass merchandisers near you!
- Branded for Life
With all the hoopla over what’s healthy and what’s not, what’s the right answer? Find out the simple solution to consumer confusion.
The SFA Section
- Chairman’s Letter
- Up & Down the Street
- A Look Back
- Hours-of-Service-Rule Fight
- Chilton Takes the Reigns
- Chip Trials
Technology & Development
- Ingredient R&D
More and more bakers are implementing the message that fruits and nuts, separately or together, are giving consumers a healthy eating experience and producers a healthy return on investment.
- Ingredient Showcase
- Cutting Edge
What's the latest in Conveyors and Belts? Find out in this month's Cutting Edge equipment section.
- Advertisers’ Index