Flowers Foods to Acquire Papa Pita Bakery

December 14, 2022 Flowers Foods

Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE: FLO), today announced a definitive agreement to acquire Papa Pita Bakery, a manufacturer and distributor of high-quality bagels, tortillas, breads, buns, English muffins, and flat breads. The acquisition, which is subject to regulatory approval and customary closing conditions, is expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2023.

Better Brand, The “Grain-Changing” Food Tech Company, Raises Additional $2.5 Million in Latest Funding Round Led by Alexis Ohanian’s Seven Seven Six

October 8, 2021 Better Brand

Just three months after launch, food tech startup Better Brand announces the close of an additional $2.5 million funding round, led by Alexis Ohanian’s Seven Seven Six. The company broke records earlier this year when its founder, Aimee Yang, became the first sole female founder to raise over $1M in a venture-led pre-seed round across food tech, consumer, and food & beverage industries (via Crunchbase).

Boichik Bagels Secures Warehouse to Expand in Bay Area

In less than two years since its opening in 2019, Boichik Bagels is expanding in the Bay Area. Founder Emily Winston is set to open a new location at a large industrial warehouse in North Berkeley to sell and mass produce her bagels, which were deemed the best New York-style bagels by The New York Times in March.

St Pierre Bakery Addresses a Hole in the Market With New Brioche Bagel

August 27, 2021 St Pierre Bakery

Available from September, the Brioche Bagel combines soft, lightly sweet, golden brioche with the traditional bagel.

New Dempster’s Signature Bagels Hit Grocery Store Shelves Just in Time to Celebrate National Bagel Day on January 15

January 15, 2021 Bimbo Dempster's

This National Bagel Day, Dempster’s is on a mission to inspire Canadians to discover innovative, unique, and truly enjoyable bagel flavours. A national survey* commissioned by the brand uncovered that more than three-quarters (84%) of Canadians are bagel eaters.