Ardent Mills Announces Retail Flour Investments

August 19, 2020 Ardent Mills

Ardent Mills, the premier flour and ingredient company, today announced significant updates and investments to its retail capabilities. Part of the company’s vision to be the trusted partner in nurturing customers, consumers and communities through innovative and nutritious grain-based solutions, these investments allow Ardent Mills to increase and streamline retail flour packaging capabilities, and continue to operate at an exceptional rate to safely serve retail demand, wherever it is needed.

When Bakers Demanded More Flour, King Arthur Went to the Mills

On March 18, Bob Morando, the chief executive officer of a flour mill located in the pancake-flat wheat fields of central Kansas, received a short, cryptic text from Brad Heald, the director of mill relations for his biggest customer, King Arthur Flour Co. “Call me,” it read.

Kansas State University Hosting Drive-Thru Flour Distribution

Kansas State University Department of Grain Science and Industry is partnering with Kansas wheat farmers to provide flour for those in need in the local community.

Amateur Bread Bakers Save New York Flour Business

June 4, 2020 CNN

In the almost 20 years Don Lewis has been milling and selling flour from his upstate New York farm, he has never experienced such a rapid fall and rise of his business like the one caused by the COVID-19.

Everyone’s Baking Bread, But There’s No ‘Regular’ Flour Left—Here’s a Solution

April 13, 2020 Korin Miller, Yahoo

People are buying yeast and flour in droves, making it incredibly difficult to find the stuff. Yeast, which helps bread and other baked goods rise, saw a 647% growth in sales the week of March 15 compared to the previous year, according to Nielsen data.