Ulupono Initiative Seeks To Buy Hawaii's Last Locally Owned Dairy

The social investment firm Ulupono Initiative, funded by tech billionaire Pierre Omidyar, is looking to purchase Cloverleaf Dairy on the Big Island, one of Hawaii’s last two remaining large-scale dairies and the only one owned by a Hawaii resident.

AIB International Seminar: Laminated & Sweet Dough Production

January 2, 2015 AIB International

Laminated and sweet dough products are a popular, high-profit line for bakeries. This fast-paced, interactive seminar will teach participants how to produce high-quality sweet goods efficiently and with an eye to cost control. Personnel in all aspects of laminated and sweet good dough production can benefit from this seminar.

Puratos Confirms Its Commitment To The Sustainable Cocoa Industry

January 2, 2015 Puratos

Puratos, global leader in bakery, patisserie and chocolate products, inaugurated a cocoa collection and fermentation plant in the province of San Pedro in Ivory Coast.  Created in partnership with French chocolate maker Cémoi, this confirms Puratos’ strong commitment to long term sustainability of Ivorian cocoa.

PreGel 5-Star Pastry Series Announces Exclusive Seminars For 2015

January 2, 2015 PreGel AMERICA

PreGel AMERICA is pleased to announce the return and first-time appearance of the world's finest culinary talent to the 2015 PreGel 5-Star Pastry Series®. This exciting list of exclusive seminars will not be available anywhere outside of PreGel's Professional Training Center in Charlotte, NC.

In-Store Pickup Does Not Save US Shoppers Much Time: Study

January 2, 2015 Deepa Seetharaman, Reuters

Major U.S. retailers including Target Corp and Toys 'R Us have begun allowing shoppers to collect online purchases at their brick-and-mortar stores, but a study shows the option often saves little, if any, time over in-store shopping.