Tortilla Maker Mission Foods Beefs Up New Brighton Plant

The largest manufacturer of refrigerated tortillas in the country, is expanding its tortilla plant in New Brighton, MN by 45,000 square feet and will be used for additional dry and refrigerated product storage. Information Resources Inc. indicate Mission is by far the top-selling tortilla brand in the country.

Low-Carb Diets Making Us Angry Study Says

November 10, 2009 Simeon Bennett, Bloomberg

A study of 106 overweight or obese people in Australia found those on the
low-fat diet, which included bread, pasta and rice, were less angry, depressed
and confused after one year than those who ate fewer carbs and more meat and
dairy products, according to the study published today in the journal Archives
of Internal Medicine.

National Bread Month Celebrate the Good Nutrition of Grains for the Holidays

In celebration of National Bread Month and as we kick off the Holiday season, American Bakers Association (ABA) President and CEO Robb MacKie pointed recently to research in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association showing that people who eat a high percentage of carbohydrates tend to be slimmer than those who do not.

Belshaw Adamatic Bakery Group Names New VP Of Retail Sales

The Belshaw Adamatic Bakery Group, serving the baking industry for 85 years and is one of the leading bakery equipment companies in the USA, has appointed 36-year food equipment industry veteran Richard Aversa to vice president of retail sales and national accounts.

Interstate Bakeries Corp. To Change Name To Hostess Brands, Inc.

November 5, 2009 Hostess Brands, Inc.

The largest wholesale baker and distributor of fresh bakery products in the United States, Interstate Bakeries Corporation (IBC) announced that it is changing its name to Hostess Brands, Inc.