CSM Finalizes Acquisition Of Best Brands In The US

March 23, 2010 CSM

CSM today announces that it has completed the acquisition of Best Brands, one
of the largest premium bakery manufacturers in the US, effective as of March 19,
2010. The acquisition of Best Brands creates the undisputed market leader in the
North American bakery supplies market.

Tasty Baking Company Named 2010 ‘Baker Of The Year’

March 23, 2010 Tasty Baking Company

Tasty Baking Company, makers of the Tastykake snack line, has been named 2010 “Baker of the Year” by Baking & Snack magazine.

Great Purple Cupcake Project Raises Epilepsy Awareness

This week, bakeries across the United States are cooking up
purple cupcakes in an effort to increase awareness about epilepsy nationwide.
The Great Purple Cupcake Project is an initiative of The Anita Kaufmann
Foundation — an American epilepsy education organization and the US Sponsor of
Purple Day for epilepsy awareness.

Dollar Tree Moving Into Grocery, Custom Cakes

Dollar Tree Inc. is testing an expanded grocery store concept called Dollar
Tree Market, opening in Chesapeake, VA boasting an expanded housewares section and baked goods made on premises, including custom-ordered cakes, said Chelle Davis, spokeswoman for Dollar Tree, based in Chesapeake.

Cake Chalet Launches Military Outreach Program

March 22, 2010 Cake Chalet

Cake Chalet, a premium cake and frosting mix company,
has announced the launch of its new Mixes for the Military Program. This unique
outreach effort has been developed by founder Christine Buckley to give back to
the brave men and women who protect our country, and to those they leave behind.