Columbus' Auddino's Bakery In Hilliard, OH Closing, Wholesale Operation Will Continue

Auddino's Bakery & Cafe is in its last days. The long-time local bakery name is shuttering its Hilliard-area eatery at 3560 Fishinger Blvd. on Dec. 31. The decades-old Auddino's Italian Bakery wholesale bakery and retail operation at 1490 Clara St. remains open.

The Cannoli King, Artuso Pastry, Rises Again

December 31, 2014 Jill Kransny, Inc.

On November 3, Artuso's one-story, 11,000 square foot factory in Mount Vernon–a factory that produces 10 million cannoli a year, as well as cannoli filling and other assorted pastries–was ravaged in a three-alarm fire. Its indefinite closing will put a massive dent in the business at perhaps the worst time of the year.

Icing Images Debuts Their Products At Hong Kong International Bakery Expo

December 31, 2014 Icing Images

Icing Images recently returned from its debut at the Hong Kong International Bakery Expo (HKIBE) where the company’s products flew off the shelves following demonstrations of DECOgel™, iPrint™, Spellbinders® Sweet Accents™, iDesigns™ and edible printing.

IBISWorld Updates 'Online Grocery Sales In The US' Industry Market Research Report

December 31, 2014 IBISWorld

While revenue for operators in the Online Grocery Sales industry fell during the recession, the industry's overall performance was not severely marred over the period. Over the five years to 2014, increased internet usage among Americans has driven robust growth for this industry, and revenue for online grocers is expected to continue its surge in 2014 as more companies enter the market to cater to increasing demand for internet retailing services.

UK: Cuts Threaten Survival Of Supermarket Suppliers

December 31, 2014 Graham Ruddick, The Telegraph

One of the world’s largest trade credit insurers has warned of a “perfect storm” for supermarket suppliers that could trigger widespread failures among small and medium-sized firms.