Tortillas Emerge As Fastest Growing Bakery Product In The US

February 26, 2010 Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive report on Tortillas market.
Consumption of tortillas is growing at a steady pace in recent years. The growth
is partly attributable to the rapid expansion of the Latino population and the
increasing popularity of tortillas among other cultures and countries as a
favorite snack and meal option. In the US, tortillas have emerged as the fastest
growing bakery product, and are next only to sliced bread in terms of sales.

Thumb Oilseed Recalls Soy Grits And Flour Because Of Possible Health Risk

Thumb Oilseed Producers’ Cooperative of Ubly, MI. has recalled certain shipments
of soybean grits and flour because they have the potential to be contaminated
with Salmonella.

Louisville Blinking On Trans Fats Ban

Dr. Adewale Troutman, director of the Louisville Metro Department of Health and Wellness, decided not to recommend that the city ban the use of trans fats in the preparation of foods in
restaurants.

From Wall Street To Mancakes: A Lawyer Turns To Cupcakes

When David Arrick thought about using skills gained at an elite Wall Street law
firm to transition from one job sector to another, real estate development in
Dubai was his next logical career choice. When that didn’t pan out, it was
cupcakes. Mancakes, to be exact.

Cake Artists Frost For Victory

February 25, 2010 David Heitz, Quad City Times

Hy-Vee sponsored a contest recently of more than 30 professional cake decorators from around the Davenport, IA region who competed to create picture-perfect pastries.