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News and feature stories from Baking & Snack

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.
AIB on building a clean slate
AIB’s new FS 360 program takes a hands-on approach to identifying sanitation issues and training employees.
‘Science, sun, sand’ at AACCI annual meeting
AACC International’s annual meeting considers the state of cereal science and the formulation of grain-based foods when it convenes Sept. 30.
How to optimize dryer and oven energy performance
Evaluating the design, operation, maintenance and sanitation of your dryer and oven.
A world of innovation at iba
Dieter Dohr and Peter Becker weigh in on this year's show.
How to streamline startups
Developing and managing your project startup team.
A walk on the wild side
Brown and wild rice combine to provide 12 g whole grains per serving of Shearer’s Foods’ Wild Riceworks crisps.
New products launch trends
Bakery product introductions tease value-driven consumers and niche products.
TIA doubles down
Tortilla group holds annual expo at Caesars for a second year running.
Trends ebb and flow in the bakery
In the shifting tides of supermarket, food service and in-store bakery sales, one channel’s loss emerges as another’s gain.
How to profit from sustainability efforts
Network allows companies to monetize their waste streams and improve their bottom line.
How to avoid small product losses
Take these simple steps to improve line profitability.
BCMA conference pushes process control
Achieving sustainable efficiency in snack production.
How to make DSD more efficient
Lowering operating costs and streamlining production.
Optimizing the end of your line
How to plan for a QC/QA lab that supports efficiency.
Adding Pizzazz to Frozen Pizzas
More premium and healthful offerings help boost sales.
All eyes on iba
This year’s major exhibition in Munich, Germany, will provide bakers with new opportunities to grow their businesses and better ways to improve their operations.
How to get to iba
Last-minute travel planners can still make it, but it will be tight.
Private label frozen pizza sees strong growth
Store brand sales jump 14.5% this past year.
The total package
Nutrition and whimsy combine in Hi I'm Skinny Sticks from Cornfields, Inc.
Continuous improvement
How to increase uptime, yield and performance of your process.