News and feature stories from Baking & Snack

Crackers enter an alternate dimension
Consumers turn to crackers in place of less healthy snacks.
Gluten-free breaks out
Alternative grains provide healthful nutrition profiles to take gluten-free crackers beyond mere analogs of traditional products.
Implementing a social strategy
When applied strategically, social media can become an integral element in continuous improvement.
VitaPizza takes pizza from enemy to friend
With half the calories and 70% less fat than traditional pizzas of the same size, VitaPizza from Vitalicious was formulated to help dieters enjoy their favorite food.
Cultivating a green way of life
Schulze & Burch builds sustainable practices into the new norm.
The key to project success
Why sharing your functional control philosophy is important.
Making green by going green
Bakers can discover cool ideas and hot ways to save energy and make their operations more sustainable.
Bakeries outsource engineering services
Specialization brings focus to constructing new lines and facilities.
Annual construction report: Building a safer future
Companies anticipate future food safety regulations when designing and building today’s facilities.
Finding funding for future growth
New Horizons reaches out to local officials to discover millions of dollars in government grants and financial assistance.
Managing your talent
How to maintain one of the most valuable assets of your plant: your employees.
New Horizons gets help from its friends
How the community helped New Horizons invest in expansion.
Perfect pretzel pairings
Bakers discover the ideal flavors to combine with soft pretzels in a range of shapes and sizes.
Pretzelizing the freezer case
Pretzel bread trend trickles down from fine dining to the home.
Pretzels pair with sweet or savory
Flavor preferences for pretzels seem to vary based on their shape.
Smart Portions moves to top of the class
Muffin Tops from Uncle Wally's receive extra credit for probiotics.
How to achieve kosher certification
Addressing issues for food processing and project implementation.
Pack Expo sells out exhibit space
Attendees can check out the latest in packaging as well as processing systems Oct. 28-31.
How to enter the social media world
With smartphones, tablets and gadgets abounding, social media is quickly becoming king.
Effective control system simulation
Defining an appropriate level of software and hardware simulation to improve project startup.
Flatbreads stretch the bread category
As loaf bread sales decline, tortillas and flatbreads hope to become the greatest thing since sliced bread.
Making a connection
How to leverage digital tools to best serve a bakery or snack food brand.
Perfect for Two creates perfect harmony
New pastries from Skinner Baking hit all the right notes for in-store bakery consumers.
Wrapping up school lunches
Mission Foodservice responds to new school lunch standards with whole-grain-rich wraps.
The outsourcing checklist
Your guide to filling gaps in your engineering and operations teams.