Flowers Foods Invests in Base Culture

July 14, 2022 Flowers Foods

Flowers Foods announced it has made an investment in Base Culture, a fast-growing brand offering better-for-you, gluten-free and grain-free sliced breads and baked goods. With this partnership and investment, Base Culture will grow distribution, scale marketing, and bolster its existing manufacturing capabilities in order to offer its products to more consumers than ever before.

Helping Bakers Meet Demand for Veg-Based and Gluten-Free Pizzas

April 29, 2022 AMF Bakery Systems

As a category that hasn’t seen significant innovation since the invention of the stuffed crust, pizza is currently experiencing an alternative-dough revolution. As more people seek to add low-carb, healthier baked goods to their diets, vegetable-based and gluten-free options are gaining a growing share of pizza buyers’ attention. And it’s a trend that’s set to take off in 2022.

Ardent Mills Introduces New Gluten-free and Keto-friendly Flour Blends for Canadian Market

April 25, 2022 Ardent Mills

Ardent Mills, the premier flour-milling and ingredient company, announced the launch of its new certified gluten-free flour blends and Keto-friendly flour blends for the Canadian market. The expansion of its portfolio comes as a natural next step in Ardent Mills’ strategic growth plan to further invest in alternative grain capabilities and diversify its portfolio of solutions, building upon its traditional flour business.

Rudi’s Rocky Mountain Bakery Connects to its Roots with Slice of Home Campaign

November 8, 2021 Rudi's Rocky Mountain Bakery

People connect over meals and it’s no wonder that “breaking bread” is at the center of many relationships. Whether it’s sharing a meal together, sharing stories, sharing traditions or recipes bread brings us together and inspires memories of family, friends, comfort, and warmth. We all could use more of this in our day-to-day lives, and Rudi’s Rocky Mountain Bakery, a leader in small-batch organic baking, is here to remind us to celebrate and savor this Slice of Home as the world continues to change— whether you are back to school, back to the office, or adjusting to a new stage of life.

Ardent Mills Announces Intent to Acquire Firebird Artisan Mills Operations

September 27, 2021 Ardent Mills

Ardent Mills, the premier flour-milling and ingredient company, today announced its intention to acquire substantially all the business assets of Firebird Artisan Mills, a leading gluten-free, specialty grain and pulse milling company that is part of operating holding company, Agspring. The move comes as part of Ardent Mills’ continued focus on emerging nutrition, building upon its existing wheat flour and plant-forward business. The parties are continuing with due diligence and expect the deal to close by end of 2021.