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102,000 cupcakes! Small bakery burned by Groupon
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A bakery owner was forced to make 102,000 cupcakes after being swamped by customers taking up her cut-price Groupon offer, according to reports. Rachel Brown offered a 75 percent discount on 12 cupcakes, which normally cost $40, the BBC reported. More



Manufacturers moving steadily towards sustainable palm oil
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The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has found that food manufacturers are making progress towards ecologically friendly palm oil practices. The WWF Palm Oil Buyers' Scorecard 2011 measured the performance of 132 major retailers and consumer goods manufacturers to see if they were committed to Roundtable on Sustainable Palm oil-certified (RSPO) sustainable palm oil and open about their usage. More

Nu-Tek potassium chloride in bakery applications
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Salt performs many functions in bakery products such as flavor, gluten strengthening, and fermentation regulation. While critical to formulating foods such as baked goods, excess salt is associated with negative health effects. Many food manufacturers are focused on reducing it to a healthier level. Grain products have been reported as being the largest contributor of dietary sodium. More

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Bakery a winner among vast offerings of Inner Richmond in San Francisco
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You could drive the streets of square nine of our 49-mile search several times and still might not stumble upon our winner. In an area defined by dozens of ethnic restaurants and bargain bites along the heavily congested Inner Richmond blocks of Geary Boulevard and Clement Street, it's bread that reigns supreme. More

Bekkwith's Bakery in Ankeny, Iowa creates new twists and tastes for mouthwatering treats
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Bekkwith's Bakery in Ankeny, Iowa has given cake a whole new meaning. Cakes baked in large square pans are transformed into rich, sweet, delicious cake balls - a treat the bakery has become known for in its short four months as a full-time business. More

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    The benefits of bakeries and bars
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    Bars and baked goods are not things that often get clumped together. However, in Downtown Los Angeles, the two have something in common: Both are proliferating, and the number of people drinking cocktails and buying fresh breads and sugary desserts is very good for the community's social and economic fabric. More

    Grandville, Mich., bakery holds marathon bread-making effort
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    As Thanksgiving approached, many people had a lot of baking to do, but you won't believe what one local company did to get ready for turkey day. The folks at Royal Dutch Bakery in Grandville filled more than 600 bread orders on Wednesday alone, it's always one of the bakery's busiest days. 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


    Bakery cooks up a sweet future
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    Step inside the kitchen of Sunflower Bakery and you'll notice the typical sights, sounds and smells of a professional kitchen in action. But there is one thing that sets this bakery apart from others in the area: its special training program. Five days a week, two professional pastry chefs work one-on-one with young adults from the community who have developmental or other cognitive disabilities. Their goal is to teach them basic skills so they can become proficient enough to get jobs in the baking industry. More

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