Baking & Snack and Milling & Baking News are proud to name Turano Baking Co. as our 2011 Baker of the Year. Once a regional producer of specialty breads and rolls for the Chicago area, the family-owned company now operates four bakeries across the Midwest and in the South, and it’s looking to expand its reach even more on a national basis. Following are some images we couldn't fit into our magazine pages.

Read the story about Turano Baking Co.
Read about the new plant in Orlando, FL