Ardent Mills Announces Intent to Acquire Firebird Artisan Mills Operations

September 27, 2021 Ardent Mills

Ardent Mills, the premier flour-milling and ingredient company, today announced its intention to acquire substantially all the business assets of Firebird Artisan Mills, a leading gluten-free, specialty grain and pulse milling company that is part of operating holding company, Agspring. The move comes as part of Ardent Mills’ continued focus on emerging nutrition, building upon its existing wheat flour and plant-forward business. The parties are continuing with due diligence and expect the deal to close by end of 2021.

IDDBA Conducting Live Webinars in October

The International Dairy Deli Bakery Association (IDDBA) is conducting live webinars in October. Webinars are open to both IDDBA members and nonmembers.

Dr. Schär USA Celebrates Breaking Ground On Plant Expansion

September 24, 2021 Dr. Schär

On September 10th, 2021, Dr. Schär USA celebrated breaking ground on a 42,000 square foot expansion of its manufacturing facility in Logan Township. CEO Hannes Berger shared excitedly this expansion comes exactly 10 years after Dr. Schär took 8 shovels for their 8 US employees and broke ground on their New Jersey gluten-free bread production site in Logan Township! The plant expansion is needed to keep up with increasing demand of their gluten-free bread.

Changes in the Executive Committee of Barry Callebaut

September 24, 2021 Barry Callebaut Group

The Board of Directors has appointed Masha Vis-Mertens as Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) and as member of the Executive  Committee, effective October 1, 2021. Masha Vis-Mertens, currently Vice President Operations &  Supply Chain EMEA, is succeeding Isabelle Esser, who has decided to pursue her career outside the Barry Callebaut Group. 

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage with BakeMark

September 23, 2021 BakeMark

National Hispanic Heritage Month runs from September 15 to October 15. BakeMark has just what you need to help your customers celebrate in style this year!