The Bread Box-Blog

15
Nov

gluten-free

November Is National Gluten-Free Diet Awareness Month

November is National Gluten-Free Diet Awareness Month. Since we’ve begun to offer gluten-free products like our new gluten-free, vegan donut line, we thought it was a great time to share what  “gluten-free” really means.

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25
Oct

white bread

White Bread vs. Artisanal Bread Study Yields Surprising Results

A new research study on bread conducted at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel compared two types of bread – industrial processed white bread and artisanal whole-grain bread – to determine how they each affected the body and health for the short-term. The surprising results were that there were no significant differences in the way they each affected the body.

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17
Oct

gluten-free

Consumer Demand for Gluten-Free Foods Is Up: Our New Donuts Are Gluten-Free

There is a growing consumer demand for foods that meet special dietary requirements, including foods that are gluten-free. This is driven by food allergies and food intolerances that affect an increasing number of people, as well as by a more health-conscious public in general.   According to one recent report on Statistica, the gluten-free foods market is forecast to reach $7.59 billion by the year 2020, with the U.S.

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29
Sep

donut-walls

Move Over Wedding Cake! Donut Walls Are Here!

Well, maybe they’re not entirely replacing the wedding cake, but donut walls are fast becoming the hottest new dessert trend for weddings, according to Brides, Good Housekeeping and a number of other popular magazines and websites. What Is a Donut Wall?

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11
Sep

bread

New Study Reveals Americans May Not Be Eating Enough Bread

Bread is rich with nutrients, but only makes up a small portion of the American diet, according to a newly released study published in Nutrients journal.  The study found that we need to think twice before cutting bread from our diets. How the Study Was Conducted The study used data from more than 10,000 dietary surveys from men and women over the age of 19 collected by the National Center for Health Statistics of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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14
Aug

sliced bread

Got sliced bread? Celebrate National Sandwich Month in August!

All it takes is sliced bread and your imagination. Are you craving something savory or light and crispy?

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07
Aug

donut sales

Donut Sales: More Growth to Come!

Donuts are popular and according to recent market research, that isn’t going to change any time soon. In fact, donuts are expected to increase in popularity and donut sales predicted to rise over the next four years.

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26
Jul

clean-label

Understanding the Clean Label Trend

If you’re confused about what the clean label trend is, you’re not alone. According to a recent article in Food Business News, even though half of American and European consumers surveyed had heard of the term “clean label,” only 38% indicated that they really understood what it meant.

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30
Apr

Small business revenue

Outsourcing: a Cure for Small Business Revenue Ills

Looking at small business revenue is a way of looking at the state of the economy as a whole. A national survey revealed how small businesses are faring.

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15
Apr

Food costs

Food Costs Rise, Revenues Fall in 2016

Over all, food costs for publicly traded restaurants fell in 2016 as commodities dropped from record high prices. According to a quarterly analysis of restaurant industry performance from consulting firm BDO, the cost of sales in restaurants fell 0.6 percent to 29.1 percent of revenues on average in 2016. Dustin Minton, a partner with the firm, asserted that commodities are in restaurants’ favor. “Everybody’s good at managing cost of sales,” he stated.

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