Managers at Dakota Growers Pasta Co. in Carrington, N.D. say they don't expect many changes under the company's pending new ownership. Post Holdings Inc. announced this week that it's buying Dakota Growers from Viterra Inc. for $370 million to expand its food offerings.
So maybe the chance to taste the flaky spawn of a doughnut and croissant won't get you lining up at the crack of dawn. But whatever flies your foodie flag, it is hard to deny that Americans love feeling part of something deliciously exclusive.
Bakery news pages recently have been dominated by the launch of ever more indulgent cakes and patisserie creations that their inventors insist are the ‘next big thing.' However, experts say consumers want healthier snacks with cleaned-up labels and all-natural ingredients. So who is right?
In an effort to combat extravagant spending, China's Communist Party leadership has singled out mooncakes in its austerity drive. It has banned the use of public money to buy the pastries and associated gifts, dampening demand just as the market hits its usual peak.
Dunkin' Donuts said it will move into the U.K. market, opening 50 franchised locations in the London area over the next five years. The stores will be located in North and East London. Dunkin' Donuts said it wants to have 150 U.K. stores in five years.
Wisconsin lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow home cooks to sell small amounts of baked goods without getting a commercial license. The bill would apply to people who sell homemade baked goods and earn less than $10,000 per year from the endeavor.
General Mills is recalling some refrigerated Pillsbury cinnamon rolls because the dough may contain plastic pieces. The products being recalled, Pillsbury Cinnamon Rolls with Icing, include 8-count single packages and 2-packs. Other Pillsbury products are not included in the recall.
If you think a basic sheet cake and candles are all you need for a birthday cake, you clearly haven't been paying attention. Extreme caking has come to the home cook, fueled partly by TV shows showcasing crazy confections, and partly by boastful amateur bakers.
The Miniconbar® 300/400 is a new bar forming line which produces up to 150 bars per minute.
Sweet and savory snacks experienced strong growth in 2012 due to the rising trend of eating between meals. Millennials and their unique taste preferences are the driving force behind this trend, according to the Institute of Food Technologists.
According to a new report, the increasing number of celiac patients, gluten intolerants and health conscious people has increased the demand for gluten-free products. The gluten-free products market is experiencing a double-digit growth.
Dave Watson of Campbell Soup Company and Pepperidge Farm sat down with Food Manufacturing to discuss the latest baking trends and how they will be highlighted at the International Baking Industry Exposition this year in Las Vegas.
Company's 12P-06 high speed depositors are well suited for portion control sweet goods as well as mini muffins, snack cakes and brownies.
The ability to push a quaint narrative about a product's origins and fuel a sense of nostalgia can help drive billions of dollars in sales. That's invaluable at a time when food makers face greater competition from smaller players and cheaper supermarket store brands that appeal to cash-strapped Americans.
ConAgra Foods Inc. is recalling some Kroger's Break 'N Bake chocolate chip cookie dough packages, because they contain peanuts. ConAgra says peanut butter cup cookie dough was inadvertently packed into the packages, posing a danger to people with peanut allergies.
Ready-to-cook dinner kits are the latest concept in online grocery delivery. Blue Apron, and fellow startups HelloFresh and Plated, are targeting busy consumers who want to cook at home, but don't have the time hit the grocery store every week.
Nearly all consumers buy private label products when grocery shopping, according to a new study. Of the categories studied, dairy products were the most frequently purchased private label groceries, while snacks ranked second, and cereal and cleaning supplies tied for third.
In Part II of a four-part Q&A series on the International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE), Rich Hoskins, IBIE Committee Member and Director of Operations for Colborne Foodbotics, discusses the educational offerings available at this year’s expo.
Flowers Foods Inc.'s second-quarter profit rose 64 percent after a big boost from the company's recent acquisitions of Sara Lee and Lepage brands. Sales volumes increased 22 percent, with about half of that increase coming from its acquired brands.
Researchers who have spent nearly four months simulating what it's like to live on Mars are emerging from their experiment on a barren Hawaii lava field. The NASA-funded study is researching what foods astronauts might eat during a mission to Mars.
Like Tasti D-Lite, Pinkberry and Magnolia Bakery's cupcakes before them, cronuts are taking New York City by storm, sating New Yorkers' sweet cravings. The tasty treat is triggering around-the-block lines at Dominique Ansel Bakery.
Company's DULCENT™ aspartame, sucralose and acesulfame potassium (Ace-K) sweeteners provide a wide range of functionality and sweetness profiles to meet a broad range of foods and beverages needs.
Campbell Soup Company Thursday announced that it has completed the acquisition of Kelsen Group A/S, Based in Denmark, a producer of quality baked snacks, including the Kjeldsens and Royal Dansk brands, sold in 85 countries around the world.
For the first time in France, fast food overtook traditional restaurant receipts as the economic crisis deepened, and the share of people who pack a lunch for work is rising. French lawmakers have swung into action to protect their cuisine, which the government officially considers a matter of national pride.
Twinkies are already back on shelves and now the new owners of Drake's cakes say Coffee Cakes, Devil Dogs, Ring Dings and Yodels will return next month. A spokesman for McKee Foods Corp. said the company plans to bring back the snack cakes in the third week of September.