King Arthur’s Quest For CFO

February 4, 2010 Alix Stewart,

Some interesting requirements, along with more-standard items such as previous industry
experience and titles, came straight out of the job description King Arthur
Flour sent out in its recent search for a new CFO.

Zero-Calorie Fruit-Based Sweetener Gets FDA GRAS

The sweetener comes in powder form and can be used in flavors, foods, beverages, gums, baked goods, dietary supplements, powdered drinks, nutritional bars, and chocolates.

Young Adults Need More Whole Grains

National survey data indicate few adolescents or young adults consume whole
grains in the amount recommended to prevent chronic disease and maintain a
healthful weight.

Pittsburgh Favorite Jenny Lee Bakery Back In Business

The Baker family’s new company, 5 Generation Bakers Inc., will turn out the specialty breads that were best-sellers when Jenny Lee Bakery had its own string of shops and supplied supermarkets in the Pittsburgh region.

New Line Reduces Chemical Dough Conditioner Use

February 3, 2010 Watson, Inc.

Watson Inc. has introduced Soft n Mighty, a line of combination natural dough conditioners and crumb softeners for baked foods that they expect should supplement, reduce or eliminate chemical dough conditioners.