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

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

One of the primary concerns regarding a 1.5-year mission to Mars is the mental health of the astronauts. It’s close quarters with the same people day after day with few options for recreation. Studies have found that a diverse diet with variable foods is a key to mental health for people in extreme situations. Enter baked bread.....

Co-packing: A Secondary Source

Co-packing: A Secondary Source

Let’s face it: the greater your success, the greater your responsibilities. Every growing company needs to find new solutions to meet the demands of a growing customer base. Large, small, and national companies are sometimes faced with the need to ensure product availability, and for that co-packing is an excellent choice.....

The Benefits of Co-packing

The Benefits of Co-packing

Co-packing has rapidly emerged as a manufacturing alternative to large scale capital investments and infrastructure improvements. In fundamental terms, co-packing is a process where a company outsources the manufacturing and packaging of certain products they sell.....

Here’s Why You Should Use Private Labeling

Here’s Why You Should Use Private Labeling

If your business sells finished baked goods but doesn’t have an experienced baking team, private labeling might be an attractive alternative to stocking a national brand’s product. Private labeling allows you to market our products under your own brand.....

Co-Packing — A Partnership for Safety, Quality, and Excellence

Co-Packing — A Partnership for Safety, Quality, and Excellence

When evaluating co-packers, making an informed decision is key. Critical evaluation factors include security measures in the facility itself, professional achievement in the field, and widespread staff adherence to FDA-approved safety measures.....

Food Defense Strategy 101: Protecting and Maintaining Safety

Food Defense Strategy 101: Protecting and Maintaining Safety

The process of getting a food product from its just-made form to ready for grocery store shelves — can be nearly as complex and demanding as the creation of the food itself. As with all things in life, safety comes first. A strong, comprehensive food safety and defense plan is key to maintaining the integrity of your brand.....

5 Tips to Diversify Your Small Bakery

5 Tips to Diversify Your Small Bakery

There are many ways to diversify your small bakery to optimize success and boost profits. Since many of our clients are small bakery owners, we’ve compiled this short list of ideas which we wanted to share with you: ....

Packaging Trends in 2018 and Beyond

Packaging Trends in 2018 and Beyond

As we head into 2018, it’s important to be aware of the packaging trends affecting the food industry. The goals of baked goods companies are the same as before: reduce costs and increase revenues in a sustainable way. What’s changing is the market and the strategies being used to accomplish these goals.....