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Automation

Automation

Whether with robotics or conveyorized lines, bakeries and snack manufacturers continue to reduce the labor needed along lines through the addition of automation.

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Tastefully depositing

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As cake bakers look to save time and money, batter depositors juggle accuracy, gentle handling and speedy changeovers.

Unwavering in her beliefs

Operations
In this Q&A, Nadine Salameh of Bakery de France explains how genuine commitment to the art and science of baking allows Old World bakers to succeed in today’s market.

The making of a smooth operator

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The human factor greatly affects how smoothly a packaging line runs. Wasted film, product breakage and unscheduled downtime all wreak havoc on the bottom line.

Counting the costs

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With a little technology and organization, bakers can reduce or eliminate many unnecessary warehouse and shipping expenses.

A new fix for the mix

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Advances in mixers help bakers develop the best dough with less time and lower costs.