Flowers Foods Acquires Tortilla Maker Leos Food

October 26, 2009 Flowers Foods, Inc.

Flowers Foods, one of the nation’s leading producers and marketers of packaged bakery foods for retail and foodservice customers, has acquired Leos Foods, makers of an extensive line of flour and corn tortillas and tortilla chips.

Bakery-Cafe Heats Up With Business

Missouri-based Panera Bread has tapped the interest of consumers with one franchise owner saying he is enjoying a sales trend thats running against the industry trend.

Rowan County, North Carolina Food Lion Baking Loaves For Local Charity

A Food Lion in Rowan County, North Carolina, is asking customers to buy a loaf of Italian bread in the checkout line to donate to needy individuals through Rowan Helping Ministries. Their socially responsible gesture was so well received they ran out of bread on the first day.

Jazzmans Cafe & Bakery Marks 10 Years With A Year-Long Celebration For Its Guests

October 2, 2009 Sodexo, Inc.

Jazzmans Cafe & Bakery, Sodexos Retail Brand Group, marks its 10th anniversary today by announcing a year long celebration to include seasonal products and the Jazzmans Perks Card, a new guest loyalty program.

Tastykake/Steelers Collaboration Marks Beginning Of Innovative Venture

October 2, 2009 Tasty Baking Company

Tastykakes sponsoring of the Pittsburgh Steelers hopes to extend the Tastykake tradition of reaching devoted consumers through breakthrough marketing initiatives.