June 2006

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SnackFood & WholeSale Bakery


   Production / Technology   
Engineering Management
- The Value Of The Bakery Maintenance Manager
Today’s maintenance managers have many tools at their disposal … as well as many responsibilities, from capital expenditures to regulatory requirements. Here, Jeff Deardruff breaks down the job.
- Innovations In Equipment

   Retail Channel Strategies   
Focus On Your Customers
- The Spice Guys
Spicy Pickle, a growing fast-casual dining chain, has a flare for making fresh sandwiches and serving them in a fun atmosphere. Just ask its managers — wait, we already did! Read what they had to say in our exclusive Q&A.
- A Different Type Of Animal
Although consumers claim they want more healthful eating options, surveys show that most Americans aren’t practicing what they preach, especially when they dine out.
- Managing Kids’ Diets
Childhood obesity has become an epidemic among young Americans. How can kids and parents curb the problem?
- Piled High
In this second installment of Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery’s sandwich report, we reveal the latest in upscale, gourmet offerings from the likes of Panera Bread and Potbelly. We also explore what’s happening in non-traditional venues, such as supermarkets, C-stores, burger joints and coffee shops.

   SFA Section   
Snack Food Association
- Members Talk To Feds During Day In D.C.
- Chairman’s Letter

   Formulation / R&D   
IBA preview
- Wholesale Bakers Infiltrate German Retail Market

Special report
- Playing It Safe
- Sara Lee, Traverse City, Mich.

Market Research
- Top 10 Health And Wellness Trends Of 2006
The Natural Marketing Institute tells us what trends are transforming the industry in 2006 and beyond.

- Flavor Gorging, Whey-Ing In and more...
Variety might be the spice of life, but it also adds on the pounds, according to Physiology and Behavior. Read up on the latest nutritional studies in this month’s edition of Health Bites.

Ingredient Technology
- Meet John Dough
You should not confuse john dough with Jane Doe’s anonymous partner. Find out all about the mess-less meat pie and its maker, John Bernhardt, in this product profile.
- The Nosh Pit
S&S Candies offers the 1 & Only combination of cookies and candy you’ve ever seen ... or tasted.
- In-Grained
A new whole grain label on food products will help consumers understand just what they’re eating and how its contents measure up against USDA recommendations.

   Business Strategies   
Editor’s Note
- State Of Da Industry

Guest Column
- Moms Hit Ground Running With Nutrition Campaign
The Wheat Food Council’s “Mom, the Everyday Athlete” campaign hopes to educate women about daily grain requirements and the role they play in leading a healthy lifestyle. WFC president Marcia Scheideman shares the details.

Trends & Analysis
- Business Briefs
- People On The Move
- SF&WB Becomes Official Media Sponsor Of IBIE, SIAB 2007 — Innovation At Its Finest and more...

Advertiser Index
- Index