Bakery

Fresh Food

Recognizing ‘Champions’ Puts Career Opportunities in the Spotlight

Sharing experiences and enthusiasm for fresh department teams is an ideal way to pay it forward for the next generation of industry leaders, says IDBBA President Mike Eardley.

Retailers

Amazon Pulls the Plug on Whole Foods' Gluten-Free Bakehouse

Company cites increased availability of product from third-party bakeries for the closure of the baking operation on March 8.

The platform recognizes leaders in the retail bakery, deli, foodservice and dairy sectors at the trade association’s annual confab.

The Lempert Report: Xanthan gum, or fermented sugar, has a scary name, but it is not a scary ingredient.

The retailer, known primarily for warehouse-style stores, debuted its 44th store earlier this month outside of Philadelphia. The newest store is its second under the perishable-focused Redner's Fresh Market banner.

The Fresh Market ties sales of its new cream pies to Feeding America charitable donations this holiday season.

A new Mini Bakery in a Massachusetts store can make 10 loaves of fresh bread in an hour, officials say.

The storefront will be located next to the store's Drive Up grocery pickup spaces and Culinary Center for maximum visibility.

The tight labor market requires a proactive approach from operators to tell existing associates and job seekers about the food industry’s many rich and rewarding career paths.

The mega-retailer is poised to capture an even larger share of the bakery marketplace with online ordering and higher-end products.

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