Big Mama’s: Where The Cheesecakes Are Big, And Getting Bigger

September 29, 2010 Don Cazentre, The Post-Standard

Carrie Fanizzi, who is not nearly as big as the caricature that accompanies her company logo suggests, started selling cheesecakes three years ago, primarily as a wholesaler to local restaurants. Now, there’s an added and growing demand from retail consumers in Central New York and out of town.

Horizon Milling Launches Ecoflour Sustainability Solutions

September 28, 2010 Cargill

Horizon Milling today launched EcoFlour sustainability solutions, a new customizable ingredient program that utilizes precision agriculture to use fertilizer more efficiently to reduce energy inputs and improve yields, at the International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE) in Las Vegas. The program helps bakery customers satisfy growing consumer demand for eco-friendly products and meet their strategic sustainability goals.

Sara Lee Corporation Delivers On Sustainability Goals

September 28, 2010 Sara Lee Corp

Sara Lee Corp. released the company’s annual sustainability report, titled “Strong, Supportive, Sustainable,” available at www.saralee.com. The report details the company’s accomplishments toward its ongoing goals in three areas: Wellness and Nutrition, Environment and Social Responsibility.

Naturally Delicious: Pristine Crack ‘N Good Wheat Base

September 28, 2010 Caravan Ingredients

Caravan Ingredients has developed Pristine Crack ‘N Good Wheat Base, a natural, egg free cracked wheat base that produces bread with exceptional eye appeal and flavor. This base, part of Caravan Ingredients’ Pristine line of clean label products, enhances uniformity and improves tenderness of baked bread and rolls.

George Weston Ltd Announces The Closing Of The Purchase Of Keystone Bakery Holdings, LLC

September 28, 2010 George Weston Limited

George Weston Limited announced today that its subsidiary, Maplehurst Bakeries, LLC, has completed the purchase of Keystone Bakery Holdings, LLC for total consideration of approximately US $185 million. Keystone is a leading supplier of frozen baked goods to the in-store bakery and foodservice industries.