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SnackFood & WholeSale Bakery

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Cover Story
- Return Of The Empire
Find out how Roman Meal is taking its established brand across five food categories and why SF&WB magazine named the company’s leadership group its 2007 Executive Team of the Year.

Plant Story
- Hey, Bar Vendor!
By partnering with Bloomfield Bakers, a leading contract manufacturer of baked goods, Roman Meal has been able to venture into the snack bar category. Check it out.

   Business Strategies   
Trends & analysis
- Eating For Two
MTV vee-jay and former Miss USA Susie Castillo has partnered with the Grain Foods Foundation to promote awareness of the importance of enriched grains in women’s diets, especially for those intending to have children someday. See what Susie has to say.
- Business Briefs
- Convention Season Features Exclusive Consumer Research

- Innovation’s The Word

   Retail Channel Strategies   
Focus on your customers
- The Shape Of Things To Come

Market trends
- The Super Snack Bowl
Pretzels and baked snacks are the odds-on favorites for the biggest snacking event of the year.

- Hypocritical Health; The Lowdown...
This month’s topics: eye health, sweeteners, trans fats and low-glycemic foods.

New products
- Soy Joy Nutrition Bars; Madhouse Munchies Tortilla Chips...
- Weird Science
Who says you can’t teach an old dog new tricks? Cool Dogs is revolutionizing the ice cream and bakery industries with its novel treats.

Ingredient Technology
- Every Bit Counts
Inclusions can play a big part in the flavor, health attributes and appearance of finished snacks and baked goods.
- Ocean-Spray ITG; Cargill’s...

Innovations in Equipment
- The Need For Speed
Learn here how today’s belts and conveyors are making life easier for bakers and snack producers.

Engineering management
- Jeff Of All Trades
Get to know our monthly columnist, Jeff Dearduff. Here, he shares how his experiences as a racecar driver, baseball coach and father have added to his abilities as a bakery engineer.

   SFA Section   
SNACK FOOD Association
- SNAXPO 2007— The Idea Hot Spot!
It’s time to sign up for SNAXPO, to be held this March in Hollywood, Fla. Make your reservation and book your stay today!
- President's Letter
- Focus On Functional Foods And Related Health Claims
- The 2007 Congressional Challenge

- Wishful Baking
Cake Walk: Managing Editor Deborah Cassell takes a trip down memory lane, recalling the best birthday cakes from her past.

Advertiser Index
- Index