July 2006

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Snack Food & wholeSale Bakery

Richelieu Foods, Inc.
Pizza Manufacturer
of the Year

Cover Story
2006 Pizza Manufacturer of the Year
- Survival Of The Freshest
Richelieu Foods, Inc. delivers its fresh-tasting frozen pizzas to grocer’s freezers all over the country. Here, we go inside the private label manufacturer’s Beaver Dam, Wis., plant, where you can see for yourself how this industry leader has evolved.
- Double Play
An innovative organic pizza production line in its Wisconsin plant and a branded product give Richelieu Foods, Inc. double the staying power in today’s competitive marketplace.
- The Sounds Of Munich
In this iba 2006 show guide, we feature Austrian bread and roll manufacturer Kuchen-Peter. Also, check out our list of must-visit restaurants, historical sites, biergartensand outdoor markets.
- Music To Their Ears
- AM Manufacturing Company, Auto-Bake Pty. Ltd. and more...

Engineering Management
- Filling The Talent Pool
In this month’s column, Jeff Dearduff discusses how to rope in the talent necessary to make your bakery run more smoothly.

Innovations In Equipment
- Nutec Manufacturing, Auto-Bake and more...

Retail Channel Strategies
Focus On Your Customers
- Satisfy Your Cravings

SFA Section
Snack Food Association
- Food Regulations: Truth & Consequences
The Snack Food Association continues to monitor the progress of the National Uniformity Bill, which was up for debate in the U.S. Senate in July.
- President’s Letter
- TQM Course Slated For September

Market Trends
- Haute &Sticky
Today, finding frozen baked good that are upscale or easy to eat is a piece of cake … literally.

My 15 Minutes
- Any Way You Slice It

New Products
- LU Prince Sandwich Crèmes, Herr’s Russet Kettle Cooked Potato Chips and more...
This month, read about the latest and greatest crème sandwiches, kettle-cooked chips, whole wheat buns and made with whole grain bread.

The Nosh Pit
- The Good Humor Man
Pizza in a cone? Why not? asks Crispy Cones founder Nir Adar. Get the scoop right here.

After-School Snacks
- A Bar Is Born, Just Their Size and more...
Organic and portion-control treats are among the products featured in this new section dedicated to snacks made specifically for kids.

Ingredient Technology
- A Spoonful Of Sugar
How sweet it is: Sugar substitutes are making today’s treats more palatable for the masses.

Business Strategies
Editor’s Note
- It’s All In The Bag

- Red Flags Fly In Otis’ Proposed IPO Filing
Cookie and muffin maker Otis Spunkmeyer is proposing an initial public offering of
- Business Briefs
- People Briefs

Advertiser Index
- Index