The Bread Box-Blog

15
May

co-packing flexibility

How Co-Packing Provides Flexibility as Recession Indicator Returns

An inverted yield curve — when longer-term Treasury debt instruments have a lower yield than short-term ones — means that investors are losing confidence in the economy. It’s considered a hallmark predictor of a forthcoming economic recession.

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17
Apr

bread in space

Baking Bread in Space: Getting Fresh Slices to Astronauts on a Mission to Mars

The vast majority of baking recipes are designed for sea level. Here in Burlington, Iowa we sit at a comfortable 700 feet above sea level — not anywhere high enough to affect the recipe.   But when you get to higher elevations, around 3,000 feet and up, the same recipe will produce vastly different results.

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27
Feb

Importance of Bread in Weight Loss

The Importance of Bread in Weight Loss

Ever have someone tell you to cut carbs out of your diet so that you can lose weight? For years people have been seeing carbs as an antagonist, a force that we should avoid in our weight loss endeavors.

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07
Feb

bread baking robot

A New Bread Baking Robot Is Shaking Up the Industry

Getting freshly baked bread in 2019 should be the yeast of our problems. No company knows that better than the Wilkinson Baking Company, who recently unveiled the Bread Bot - a fully-automated bread baking robot at CES 2019.

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16
Jan

toast frozen bread

Want to Minimize Waste? Toast Your Frozen Bread

Picture this: you just got home with some delicious brie cheese and you can’t wait to spread it on some toasted bread. Yet, when you look in your cabinet, the bread you’ve been using has grown mold.

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08
Jan

Scientific Reasons for Eating Bread

Scientific Reasons for Eating Bread

Ask anyone taking part in the “keto” diet and they will tell you why you should avoid eating bread. They’ll claim such things as that it is fattening, can cause Alzheimer’s, and so on.

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17
Dec

Healthy Antioxidant Found in Bread Crust

The Healthy Antioxidant Found in Bread Crust

You may want to think twice next time you throw away the crust of your sandwich. A new study from the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry reports that the bread’s crust contains pronyl-lysine.

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06
Dec

Names for the End Slice of Bread

The Various Names for the End Slice of Bread

Have you ever looked at a loaf of bread and wondered: what is the name for these two end slices? Around the world, people have come up with many different names for the end slice of bread.

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15
Nov

thanksgiving bread basket

Ideas for Your Thanksgiving Bread Basket

Bread plays a more important role in a Thanksgiving dinner than you might think. People will need a break in between scarfing down massive amounts of turkey, ham, mashed potatoes, baked ziti, and green beans.

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02
Nov

putting butter on bread

The Origin of Putting Butter on Bread

Suprisingly, the first smearing of butter on bread was not by Copernicus, the same astronomer who first suggested that the Earth revolves around the Sun, despite popular belief. Recent evidence points to this delicious pair making their debut as early as the 15th century, by a fly fishing woman named Juliana Berners.

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