The instore bakery has bounced back post-COVID, but it’s not the same department as pre-pandemic, said Marjorie Proctor, marketing and design specialist for Conyers, Ga.-based Dover Food Retail / Hillphoenix.
St. Louis-based distributor of breads and pastries Companion Baking, which services award-winning restaurants and retail chains across the Midwest in addition to running its own local café, is expanding its bread pudding offerings for fall with a new Apple Crisp Bread Pudding – available for a limited time only.
In order to assist labor-challenged operators to expand their bakery offerings, Rich Products has launched a Fully Finished Donut Portfolio with eight flavors ranging from cake and glazed rings to iced, sprinkled, and filled.
In an age of severe labor shortages, few pieces of equipment are more valuable than depositors, which allow the automated repeated depositing of a consistent quantity of products rather than relying on a human being with a piping bag or a scoop.
At the IBIE show in September, Delta, BC-based Unifiller plans to launch several new pieces of equipment that are exclusively designed for supermarket and commissary bakeries and delis that supply supermarkets, said Sonia Bal, the company’s director of global marketing.
Birthday cakes are taking all shapes and sizes nowadays. The great news is that the tools available from bakery and cake decorating companies make it simpler than ever to add the wow factor to your original cakes and cupcakes.
While inflation and supply chain snafus have affected most corners of the food industry, makers of pies sold in grocery instore bakeries face a unique challenge in addition to those common ones: lower industry capacity due to several large producers leaving the market.
Bakeries can make great headway in today’s marketplace with innovative new products that meet the evolving needs of consumers, who are far more international in their flavor preferences than ever before.