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Company and Plant Profiles from Baking & Snack

Free gyros benefit nations heroes
Kronos Food asks customers to donate to Fisher House Foundation.
Alessi Bakeries celebrates its centennial
Tampa institution invests in its rapidly expanding wholesale bakery operation.
100 years and still going strong
Phil Alessi Jr. of Alessi Bakeries looks back at the company's history.
And now Tampa Bay pizza
Alessi Bakeries offers an unconventional pizza treat.
Pan Pepin set up to serve its market well
The island of Puerto Rico presents unique challenges to operating a wholesale bakery.
Pan Pepin concentrates on core products values
Market realities dictate the plan at Puerto Rico’s Pan Pepin, but by focusing on quality and freshness, the company builds on its strong premium bread and bun products.
Food safety in the Caribbean
Pan Pepin commits to improved safety and energy performance.
How Pan Pepin gets ready for hurricanes
To serve its market despite the uncertainties of devastating storms, the bakery’s engineers made sure its lines were flexible enough to run a full array of products with limited manpower.
Trends arrive later in Puerto Rico but move faster
With whole grain white leading sales of its premium brand breads, Pan Pepin anticipates more and faster growth in this emerging category.
Investing in information technology
Pan Pepin strengthens its ability to compete by upping the ante for IT.
Tribeca Oven First of its Kind
Artisan bakery challenges its suppliers to develop a patented process for production.
Managing business growth
Tribeca Oven chairman gives the bakery space to grow
Financing future expansion
Tribeca Oven turned to tax-free bonds to fund its latest growth
How to invest to be the best
Tribeca combines lean manufacturing with a premium production process.
Tribeca Oven First of its Kind
Artisan bakery challenges its suppliers to develop a patented process for production.
Hostess Brands adopts BRC companywide
Putting new food safety standards into action requires training as well as recordkeeping.
Hostess Brands
5S methods at the company’s Dolly Madison bakery, Emporia, KS, show the way.
Hostess Brands
5S methods at the company’s Dolly Madison bakery, Emporia, KS, show the way.
Scaled for the Future
Although designed to serve a single province, Canada Bread’s new CA$100 million, 385,000-sq-ft bakery at Hamilton, ON, takes aim at global competitiveness.
The bigger blueprint for Maple Leaf Foods
A look beyond the new Canada Bread bakery.
Local yet global
How Maple Leaf Foods and Canada Bread compete on a global scale.
Scaled for the Future
Although designed to serve a single province, Canada Bread’s new CA$100 million, 385,000-sq-ft bakery at Hamilton, ON, takes aim at global competitiveness.
Pit crew mentality
How Skinner Baking Co. streamlines line changes when switching products.
Skinner Baking
Skinner Baking Co. injects new life into the traditional baked sweet goods category with classic products and a contemporary branding effort that targets younger consumers.
Birth of a brand
How Skinner Baking Co. developed its J. Skinner brand without cannibalizing its contract manufacturing business.