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The All Things Baking inaugural event deemed a success
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All Things Baking, which took place in Schaumburg, Ill., Oct. 2 - Oct. 4, lived up to its tagline as "All the things you've ever wanted in a baking show." Thousands of attendees showed up ready to take advantage of the education, hands-on demonstrations, bakery tours and the latest innovations from 145 leading vendors. More

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Is that cupcake vegan or just butter- and egg-free?
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These are heady times for vegan bakers, who are shedding their reputation as makers of tasteless, hockey-puck pastries.Vegan bakers - who eschew milk, eggs, butter, and honey - took first-place honors twice on the Food Network's "Cupcake Wars" television series. A vegan bakery recently opened at Walt Disney World. Vegan bakeries have evolved into fast-growing businesses, racking up sales of moist flax-seed cakes, soy-butter cookies and fudgy brownies (one secret: adzuki beans). More

TIC Gums launch sustainable guar gum substitute to counter price and supply instability
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A texture and stabilization formula for bakery products can be used as an alternative to guar gum, according to texture and stabilization firm TIC gums. More

'13 Days of Halloween' at Village Bakery in Los Angeles
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"The 13 Days of Halloween" has started at Village Bakery & Cafe in Atwater Village. On each of the 13 days leading up to Halloween, the neighborhood bakery offers a different scary treat. By Halloween Day, all 13 will be available. More

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    Damascus Bakery of Brooklyn bringing 180 jobs to Newark, NJ
    New Jersey News Room    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Damascus Bakery, a family-run bakery that has operated in Brooklyn since 1930, will relocate to Newark by early next year and is expected to create 180 jobs. Damascus Bakery is a third-generation commercial baking company. Owned by brothers Ed and David Mafoud, the bakery began making pita breads and now bakes pizza crusts and gourmet flatbreads. Its products are distributed nationwide and are used by such well-known businesses as Starbucks and Costco. More

    Stow, Ohio, couple donating bakery to Haiti
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    Rick and Debbie Sands, general managers of Great Harvest Bread Co. on Fishcreek Road in Stow, are expanding to Ouanaminthe, Haiti. The couple decided to donate an entire bakery and a year's worth of supplies to make nutritious wheat bread to the impoverished city. More

    Macphie leads revolutionary ultrasound development
    Food Manufacture UK    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Food ingredients firm Macphie is developing a cutting-edge new technology that will use ultrasound to improve the quality and nutritional value of its products. The firm, which manufactures ingredients for high-street baker Greggs, is heading a consortium of companies to work on the novel process, which has received funding from a £7 million government investment pot. More

    BC-10 Baking Contrast Meter
    Konica Minolta Sensing's BC-10 Baking Contrast Meter measures the color of baked, fried, and processed foods, as well as ingredients, in various environments to ensure consistency in appearance. The BC-10 measures color in most bakery and snack food products, block yeast, brown sugar, calcium propionate, and flour blending. more

    Cherry Acres Bakery studies the sweet science of cupcakes
    Bangor Daily News    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail
    It's an old adage, with the attribution long forgotten: Cooking is an art, baking is a science. Cooking involves the aesthetic combination of flavors and technique; baking involves specific quantities and temperatures, in order to get the right result. Nicole King doesn't see it that way, though. Her cupcakes are equal parts scientific method and cute, creative outlet. More

    Town square bakery part of organic operation in Emmetsburg, Iowa
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    The old bakery and "luncheonette" on the town square in Emmetsburg, Iowa will reopen soon, to sell organic products raised in the area. "We are renaming it our 'New Shoots Bakery' and we are remodeling the building to support a farm store, bakery and a restaurant/cafe," says Harn Soper, one of the partners in the enterprise. "…Focusing on local, fresh food because there's quite a demand for that." More

    Bicycle bread deliveries add a little something to Stephen Avenue in Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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    You may have seen it, that old-world enigma negotiating the iron trees of Stephen Avenue. Or you may have smelled it, that olfactory warmth that grabs you unexpectedly. Or if you're really lucky, you've tasted it. It's the bread of Sidewalk Citizen Bakery, being delivered down Stephen Avenue once a week in a cargo bike. Unless you are on the delivery list, you may think of it as the Sasquatch of downtown Calgary, Alberta, Canada - elusive, delightful, and desired by everybody even if they try to deny it. More

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