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Food group CSM warns on raw material costs
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CSM NV, the world's largest bakery products supplier, said a higher than expected surge in raw material costs would lead to lower first-half earnings, even as it stepped up price hikes to compensate. CSM shares plunged more than 10 percent on the profit warning, hitting their lowest level since February 2010, as investors questioned the company's ability to offset cost inflation while safeguarding its profitability. More

Home bakery sales soon to be legal, 'unregulated' in Texas
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Creativity is something Gloria Rodriguez has been whipping up for nearly two decades with the cakes she bakes. "I would always be the Madrina, always come over here and ask 'can you bake the cake... Can you do this... Can you add this.'" Rodriguez's family helped turn her passion for baking cakes into a full fledged business. More

BC-10 Baking Contrast Meter
Konica Minolta Sensing's BC-10 Baking Contrast Meter measures the color of baked, fried, and processed foods, as well as ingredients, in various environments to ensure consistency in appearance. The BC-10 measures color in most bakery and snack food products, block yeast, brown sugar, calcium propionate, and flour blending. more

Sweet, no wheat: Whitefish, Mont., couple finds niche for gluten-free bakery
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It's taken three years of painstaking trial-and-error research, but Jennelle Cassidy finally has a loaf of bread that tastes like "real" bread. The feat moved her to tears. This is no ordinary loaf of bread. It's gluten-free, dairy-free and egg-free. And it's one of nearly three dozen special products offered at Jennelle and Scott Cassidy's new Sweet NO Wheat Bakery at Mountain Mall in Whitefish, Mont. More

'Tough Cookies': South Jersey sisters showcase bakery on The Food Network
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"We need turtles at the Boardwalk. Start packing!" Linda Brand delivers this call to arms on an overcast June afternoon in Ocean City, Md. Despite the weather, beachcombers are clamoring for "crazy turtles" - a chocolate chip-cashew cookie slathered with caramel and milk chocolate, the creation of Brand’s sister, Susan Adair, of Crazy Susan's Cookie Company. More

Komplet Activo
Komplet Activo is a dehydrated active sour dough. The convenience of this product allows the baker to replace traditional wheat sponge doughs and levains , saving time and space and still maintaing excellent characteristics and quality. Usage level is 2% to 8% based on flour weight but 4% is recommended.

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Chesapeake, Va., bakery serves up sweet taste of the season
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The first thud sounded shortly after sunrise. A scant second later, another followed. Then another. And then another as Mary Yoder angled a rolling pin this way and that to form circles of dough on the kitchen counter at Bergey's Breadbasket. More

Long family history central to South Philadelphia bakery
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The story behind how Termini Brothers bakery got its start is one that you might have heard before or seen in the movies. "My uncle came three years before my father and he worked at the Stetson Hat Company. He saved all his nickels and dimes, and he said to his brother, 'Come to America and we'll open a small bakery,' " says owner Vincent Termini. More

New Little Falls, NJ, bakery 'Asalt and Buttery' specializes in gourmet treats
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A former high school chemistry teacher has taken a different kind of science to 480 Main St. in Little Falls, N.J., - baking. Maureen O'Neill, 50, opened Asalt and Buttery, a bakery that specializes in French macarons. Her shop also offers gelato, cookies, cupcakes, croissants, brownies, and a host of other baked goods. So how'd she come to name the shop after a crime? More

Mother opens cupcake bakery next door to daughter's dog bakery
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Two bakeries now sit side-by-side with a lot in common, but their clientele are very different. Cupcakes by the Beach is the newest shop in downtown Fort Walton Beach, Fla. Owner Vanessa Poch opened June 21 in the perfect location: Right beside her daughter. "It just seemed right," Vanessa said. "I wanted to do that niche market and this was the perfect location." More

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