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June 22, 2009
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The Cupcake Van May Be Coming Your Way
from The Los Angeles Times
It's hard enough resisting a fresh cupcake sitting placidly in the bakery case. Now that cupcake is coming after you. In what harks back to the heyday of the Helms Bakery neighborhood delivery truck decades ago, Sprinkles Cupcakes of Beverly Hills will use a "Sprinklesmobile" to sell red velvet, lemon coconut, banana dark chocolate and other cupcake varieties starting next week. More

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Former Steeler Opens Commercial Bakery in Republic
from The Herald Standard
Former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Robin Cole is helping to tackle unemployment in Fayette County by opening his Unforgettable Sweets cheesecake bakery in Republic. More

New Bakery-Coffee-Shop Crème De La Cookie to Open on Friday in Snider Plaza in Dallas
from Pegasus News
Creme De La Cookie, a new bakery-coffee-shop, opens on Friday in Dallas' Snider Plaza, in the spot previously occupied by venerated-but-defunct bakery Doughmonkey. More

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   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 info

Rollie's Bakery Cafe
from The Los Angeles Times
The wall of sweets inside Rollie's Bakery Cafe in Tustin – a collection of shell-shaped conchas, rows of cinnamon-crusted confections and a group of fluorescent pink pastries – is deceiving. The year-old restaurant is part panadería, but it has also evolved into something more anomalous: a rare outpost of Bolivian cooking. More

Michigan Bakery Combines Donuts and Candy, Creates Cravings
from Jaunted
Sweetwater's Donut Mill in Kalamazoo, Michigan is the kind of place that doesn't take itself too seriously, but still manages to earn rave reviews from far and wide. Their sugar-high treats include playful, candy-inspired varieties like peanut butter cup, carmello, snickers, and chocolate covered cherries — even some filled with marshmallow fluff. More

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Spokane's Natural Start Bakery Owners Harvest Satisfaction
from The Spokesman-Review
Spokane's sky is hardly showing symptoms of dawn, but Alyssa Krafft and Marc Gauthier are already hard at work. At Natural Start Bakery, the day's first batch of Morning Glory muffins are coming out of the oven, along with a host of other baked goods made from local, sustainable ingredients. More

Gluten-Free Bakery, Cafe to Open
A bakery and cafe dedicated to gluten-free foods will open mid-July in the space formerly occupied by Eva's To Go in Bearden. Gluten Free Goodies at 5211 Kingston Pike will serve traditional bakery items like brownies, muffins and cookies as well as lunch. Cakes, cupcakes and wedding cakes will also be available. More

   California Raisin Marketing Board

The California Raisin Marketing Board announces its second annual America’s Best Raisin Bread Contest - now open through August 15, 2009. All professional and student bakers are encouraged to submit an original formula. The formulas will be judged based on taste, appearance, originality, and value. Applications/contest rules are online here.

Bimbo Bakeries Helps Feed Elkhart Families
from WNDU
Saturday thousands of bundles of help went out to Elkhart families at the Rhapsody in Green event at Lundquist-Bicentennial Park. Bimbo Bakeries had 10,000 bags of baked goods to hand out for those who stopped by. More

Bakery Sweet on Franchising
from Honolulu Advertiser
After making a hit with its first licensed outlet in Japan, Leonard's Bakery — best known for its malassadas — is looking for more franchise opportunities. Sales have been strong in the six months since the store in Yokohama opened, with lines often snaking out the door, said bakery President Leonard Rego Jr. More

Stella D'Oro Bakery Workers, Out Since August, Vow to Stay on Picket Line
from the New York Daily News
Marta Macias has stood out in the cold, the snow and the freezing rain. But she insists on fighting on. The strike began last Aug. 13 when negotiations broke down between the factory's owners, Brynwood Partners, and Local 50 of the Bakery, Confectionary, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers (BCTGM) International Union. More

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