August 2006

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SnackFood & WholeSale Bakery

Il Forno Romano

Cover Story
- Il Forno Romano
Although they enjoy a thriving business, the executives at Turano Baking Co. know what matters most in life: family. Just ask company chairman Ron Turano and the other members of la famigliawho work in the bakery, whose innovative products are consumed by retail and foodservice customers nationwide.
- Artisan On Automatic
Pane Turanois just one of many Old World-style breads baked in Turano Baking Co.’s Berwyn, Ill., facility. Take a tour of its new automated artisan and French bread lines.

Tortilla Trends
- Countdown To Our Convention
- Made In America
- Hold' Em And Fold'Em
- Tortillas Come Full Circle
- Here, There, Everywhere
- A Passion For The Industry
- Healthy Perceptions

- Fat And Happy
Don’t miss the opening ceremonies of the Obesity Olympics. All weight classes are welcome!

Business Strategies
- The Cheesecake Factory Opens East Coast Bakery
In addition to its big portions and long dessert list, The Cheesecake Factory now has a new bakery and distribution center.
- Business Briefs
- People

Retail Channel Strategies
Focus On Your Customers
- Urban Epicure
With its gourmet market, café and catering company, Fox & Obel is a triple threat to culinary competitors in the Chicago area.

Market Trends
- Some Like It Hot
The only thing that goes better with football season than good beer is some equally good grub. As fall approaches, frozen appetizers help turn up the heat.

My 15 Minutes
- Racin’ In The Dough
Wonderbread isn’t the only brand name making dough off Will Ferrell’s new NASCAR-inspired film, “Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby.” As Cal and Bobby say, “Shake N’ Bake!”

The Nosh Pit
- In The Blink Of An Eye ...
On-the-go eaters without time for that morning bowl of cereal have another new option: BlinksBreakfast Chips.

- Eat Hot To Be Hot, Nutty Studies and more...
Mothers had best eat their broccoli. According to a new study, children begin forming eating habits before they’re even born. Please pass the brussel sprouts …

New Products
- Keebler Sandies Shortbread Fudge Drops, Dr. Kracker Snacker Krackers and more...

Ingredient Technology
- The Prize Is Inside
Ingredient suppliers prove that when it comes to baked goods, it’s what’s on the inside that matters most.
- Pizzey’s Milling’s, Caravan Products Co., Inc. and more...

Engineering Management
- Workforce Challenges: The Technical Side
This month, Jeff Dearduff talks technology. Do you have a “hybrid technician” on staff?

Innovations In Equipment
- Ok Corp., J.E. Grote Co. and more...
- Tech At Work

SFA Section
Snack Food Association
- Childhood Obesity: Be Part Of The Solution
A new Web site,, and a new program, ACTIVATE, hope to help parents and children lead healthier lifestyles.
- How To Support, Why The Industry Needs National Uniformity and more...
- Chairman’s Letter
- Key Legislative Victories Are Within Reach

Advertiser Index
- Index