Do you produce cakes or single-serve desserts and wish to learn more about optimizing your production with easy automation? If so, on October 14, Apex Motion Control, specialists in robotics and automation for the baking and food industry, is teaming up with Unifiller Europe and Shuffle-Mix to host a virtual Baking Industry Trade Event, live from Europe. This event will feature live equipment demonstrations for automated cake production and automated single serve dessert production.
Bakery manufacturer Brill--formerly known as CSM Bakery Solutions in the U.S.--is being sold to Minneapolis-based Rise Baking Company. The deal is expected to close this summer. Terms were not disclosed. This is the second major acquisition in just over a year for Rise Baking Company. Rise purchased the North American frozen bakery business of Dawn Foods in March, 2020.
On a mission to change breakfast for good, Mason Dixie Foods dedicated five years to researching and developing a better-for-you breakfast sandwich, which is now finally available nationwide in two varieties: buttermilk biscuit with sausage and egg, and a version with cheddar cheese baked into the biscuit.
Julian’s Recipe, authentic European wafel and artisan bread company, has created a Country-Style Baguette with an indulgent truffle butter flavor. This new product is a European bakery baguette, made by master bakers, and ready to eat in as few as twelve minutes in the oven.
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.
Silver Hills, producer of wholesome, plant-based, non-GMO products that inspire healthier living through healthier choices, announces the launch of its new direct-to-consumer e-commerce platform, The Oven Door. With both online grocery shopping and consumer preference for healthier products accelerated dramatically in the past year, the site will give even more consumers the opportunity to enjoy the on-trend products from Silver Hills Sprouted Bakery, Little Northern Bakehouse, One Degree Organic Foods, and the recently-launched Carbonaut, all delivered right to their homes.
Company will focus on three core brands: La Brea Bakery, Otis Spunkmeyer, and Oakrun Farm Bakery.
May 24, 2021
ARYZTA North America has announced it has changed its name to Aspire Bakeries, a name reflecting the direction the company aims to continue to move – upwards. Following the sale to private equity firm Lindsay Goldberg earlier this year, the company set out to reintroduce itself with a new name while continuing to focus on growth across its three core brands: La Brea Bakery, Otis Spunkmeyer, and Oakrun Farm Bakery.
New York-based Bagelista enters the frozen breakfast market with a line of premium par-baked bagels. Just like a bagel shop, Bagelista bagels are handmade by a team of artisan bakers, kettle boiled in New York water and immediately frozen to guarantee ultimate freshness.
T. Marzetti is expanding its Horse Cave, Kentucky, processing facility by an extra 184,500 square feet after a recent groundbreaking ceremony. The facility manufactures salad dressings, sauces and other foods for retail and foodservice markets. The expansion will provide additional manufacturing space and include new equipment to increase dressing and sauce production, new processing kitchens, and several packaging lines to meet growing customer demand. The expansion is expected to be complete in the summer of 2022 and will create over 200 jobs for the region.