Flowers Foods, producer of Nature’s Own, Dave’s Killer Bread, Wonder, Canyon Bakehouse, Tastykake, and other bakery foods, announced it has acquired the assets of Koffee Kup Bakery (KKB) in Burlington, Vermont, from the court-appointed receiver of the assets. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The acquisition includes three closed bakeries located in Burlington and Brattleboro, Vermont, and North Grosvenor Dale, Connecticut, and the Koffee Kup Bakery and Vermont Bread Company brands.
Little Northern Bakehouse, a Canadian leader in gluten-free and plant-based breads and bakery products, announces the addition of three new certified organic gluten-free breads to their robust lineup: Organic Ancient Grain, Organic Oatmeal, and Organic Original. Following Little Northern's commitment to offer gluten-free products that don't sacrifice taste and texture, the three new varieties are made from organic whole grains and seeds to deliver truly delicious bread.
Flowers Foods, producer of Nature's Own, Dave's Killer Bread, Wonder, Tastykake, and other bakery foods, announced that Heeth Varnedoe, senior vice president of DSD Regions/Sales, has been promoted to chief transformation officer (CTO), a newly created role at the company, effective January 4, 2021.
Apex Motion Control and Unifiller have collaborated to create an autonomous workstation for the production of single-serve desserts like muffins. By combining Unifiller’s MultiStation Depositor with Apex’s Baker-Bot, these two machines are able to load pans onto a conveyor, deposit batter, then move pans back onto a rack without any stress.
Apex Motion Control and Unifiller have collaborated to develop the Deco-Bot: the world’s first robotic decoration station that is capable of decorating cakes and cupcakes instantly. With the Deco-Bot, users can write, draw, drizzle, and decorate cakes with roses. They can also finish cupcakes with swirls, rosettes, and roses.
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Shoreline Equity Partners, LLC ("Shoreline" or the "Firm") has partnered with management to acquire Engelman Baking Company, Inc. ("Engelman's" or the "Company"). Engelman's is a leading wholesale bakery offering a complete line of high-quality artisan breads and rolls ranging from European and hearth breads, Kaiser and twisted egg rolls to specialty dinner rolls and hand-crafted hamburger and hot dog buns. Engelman's operates a 50,000 sq. ft. SQF Level II bakery and serves restaurants and entertainment venues in the greater Atlanta Area on a daily and just-in-time basis via local delivery routes as well as national accounts via distribution.
Flour-milling and ingredient company Ardent Mills today announced that food industry leader Angie Goldberg has joined Ardent Mills as Chief Growth Officer. This newly created position focuses on innovation, transformation and change to sustain meaningful value for customers, vendors and team members.