All-Natural Spotlight: Vancouver’s Fairlight Bakery

Vancouvers Fairlight Bakery, owned and operated by the Fitzgerald family, doesnt provide a place to sit down and eat. It focuses solely on selling baked goods, both wholesale and through a retail store, and has done well enough for itself that its customers include schools as far away as Florida.

Humane Society Pressures Flowers Foods

The Humane Society of the United States bought stock in Flowers Foods Inc. to urge the Thomasville, Ga.-based baked goods company to not use egg suppliers that confine hens in battery cages.

ShopRite Customer Wins $1 Million Grand Prize In Pillsbury Bake-Off

April 16, 2010 ShopRite

ShopRite is pleased to announce that one of its loyal customers, Sue Compton of Delanco, NJ, has been chosen as the Grand Prize winner in the 44th Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest. Ms. Comptons one-of-a-kind Mini Ice Cream Cookie Cups (see recipe below), made with ingredients purchased at the ShopRite of Delran, NJ, won her the $1 million Grand Prize, announced live during todays Oprah Winfrey Show in Chicago.

Intermec RFID Improving Mission Foods Traceability & Reducing Costs

April 16, 2010 Intermec

Intermec Inc. today announced that Mission Foods, one of the nations largest tortilla manufacturers, has deployed Intermec RFID technology to improve its warehouse operations. To enhance the tracking of its reusable containers, Mission Foods pilot consisted of deploying Intermec IF61 readers, along with Intermec antennas, labels and PM4i printers across three plants, with each plant processing 20,000 containers daily.

Dr. Lucy’s Reports Rapid Sales Of Gluten-Free Cookies

Dr. Lucys LLC, makers of Lucys gluten-free cookies, reported it is experiencing rapid growth in supermarket chains and natural foods grocery stores.