Milling & Baking News - November 13, 2012 - (Page 20)

Merchandising  Winners in America’s Best Raisin Bread Contest crowned FRESNO, CALIF. — Courtney Reed and Susan Kay of Bay State Milling Co., Pamela Adams of the University of Massachusetts, and Olivier Saintemarie of the French Pavilion at Epcot in Orlando, Fla., were the grand prize winners in the artisan, commercial baking and breakfast categories, respectively, as part of the fifth annual America’s Best Raisin Bread Contest sponsored by the California Raisin Marketing Board on Oct. 12-13 at AIB The Future of Precision Particle Separation Whatever your construction preference, traditional hand crafted materials or laser cut stainless, we can design and build a sifter that will perform to your exact specifications. Multiple precise particle separations from one efficient unit. Engineered for convenient maintenance and dependable operation. You don’t need a crystal ball to see the future of precision particle need our century of experience. Contact us today. 800-682-3121 • International in Manhattan, Kas. The contest featured a “bake-off” between 36 finalists, made up of both professional and student bakers from across the United States in the artisan, commercial and breakfast categories. In the artisan category, Ms. Reed and Ms. Kay won for their Reed Raisin2 Pizza Crust. The Judges prize went to Philippe Sanchez of Marriott International in Orlando, for his Fleur de Raisin. The Ideas prize winner in the artisan category was Sid- Adams dharth Mangalore of Kendall College in Chicago, who submitted a curried whole wheat raisin boule. In the commercial category, Ms. Adams won for her cinnamon swirl Saintemarie raisin bread. The Judges prize went to Suzanne Tatis of the Art Institute of Las Vegas, for her Lucky Golden, while the Ideas prize was awarded to Molly Burke of Cargill, for her spicy raisin gingerbread. In the breakfast category, Mr. Saintemarie won for his raisins Florentine danishes. The Judges prize went to Joe Falcinelli of Bennison’s Bakery, for his raisin kovigor-amann, and the Ideas prize went to Rachel Crampsey of Montclair Bread Co., for her carrot raisin nut muffin. “The experience level, creativity and craftsmanship of this year’s winners are at the highest level I’ve seen since we started this competition five years ago,” said Larry Blagg, senior vice-president of marketing for the California Raisin Marketing Board. “Besides recognizing some of the top bakers in the industry, participation in the finals is done in such a manner as to create a sense of camaraderie among the contestants — they exchange techniques and best practices with one another.” The 36 finalists were chosen from a total of more than 100 initial entries submitted by professional and student bakers across the United States. In addition to winning industry honors and national recognition, the winners will receive a tour of California, including the Culinary Institute of America in St. Helena and the San Joaquin Valley, home of more than 3,000 raisin growers. MBN / 20 / November 13, 2012 Milling & Baking News

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Milling & Baking News - November 13, 2012
Change agent at General Mills, NAMA chairman celebrates ‘noble’ industry
Countering higher input costs, B.B.U. to raise prices in November
Late News - Flat Flowers earnings after one-time charge
Table of Contents
News/Comment - Lack of focus on farm issues likely to change
Editorial - Many milling positives in tough environment
Late News
Data - January-September flour output reaches new record high
Financial Results - Mondelez earnings down 29% in third quarter, sales fall 2%
Oreo, belVita buoy biscuit business at Mondelez
CSM B.S.N.A. unit performs well in tough market
Morning foods wake up at Kellogg
Industry Activities - Millers in ‘deep dive’ exploring possible vitamin D fortification
Meyer elected vice-chair of NAMA; two honorary memberships named
Merchandising - Winners in America’s Best Raisin Bread Contest crowned
Business - Bakers look to resume operations in wake of Hurricane Sandy
Flowers acquiring Bimbo assets in California, Oklahoma
With Wisconsin project, Horizon doubling whole wheat capacity
Baker’s Pride opens new donut plant
Wind farm built to supply power to Bimbo in Mexico begins operating
Strikes may be looming at Hostess Brands baking plants
Mondelez to close Mr. Christie cookie plant in Toronto
Red Star, Lesaffre to raise yeast prices
ADM opens sweetener transfer terminal in Chattanooga
Nutrition and Health - Whole Grain Stamp success spans participating companies of all sizes
Food Ingredient Solutions - Indulge in extras
Milling Technology - ADM Milling expanding Beech Grove flour mill
The Andersons agrees to major grain facility acquisition
Gavilon opens grain facility in South Dakota
POET-DSM buys equipment for cellulose production
Washington - Breaking Washington gridlock
Weather Outlook - In marked change, world weather pattern transitioning to ‘normal
Washington - Elections may bring little change to Senate ag committee
Farm bill fate uncertain in lame duck session of Congress
U.S.D.A. offers assistance to hurricane victims
People - With Cargill c.f.o. resignation, David MacLennan to fill in
Brad Pederson named supply chain manager at Caravan Ingredients
ADM taps two for management positions
Transportation and Distribution - N.G.F.A. seeks easier path to contest ‘unreasonable’ rail rates
Nutrition and Health - Initiative shows gains in nutrition content in children’s cereal
Ingredient Market Trends - U.S.D.A. raises forecasts for U.S. and world 2012-13 wheat ending stocks
Supplier Innovations
Marketplace Business Network
Ad Index

Milling & Baking News - November 13, 2012