Take the floor

By |August 25th, 2015|

The Baker takes a look at the unique requirements for the bakery floor and investigates new developments in the sector – Gina Hartoog

A commercial bakery requires a specialised floor. It’s a surface that covers […]

Divider oil and spray options

By |August 25th, 2015|

Since dividers weigh by volume, accurate dough weights can be achieved – provided that a divider oil is used. Available in both a pumpable and sprayable liquid form, divider oils ensure the easier handling […]

More than a tea time-treat

By |August 25th, 2015|

The Baker checks in on the latest trends in the cookie and biscuit sector – so what’s new about these age-old treats? – Gina Hartoog

When pastry chef Mindy Segal’s new cookie recipe book Cookie […]

And the winner is…

By |June 4th, 2015|

Recently Snackworks ran a six-month (August 2014 to January 2015) incentive competition for Pick n Pay franchise stores.  Although it was a national competition open to all Pick n Pay franchise stores, both winners […]

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    Three wonderful new cake mixes, nine different recipes, countless compliments

Three wonderful new cake mixes, nine different recipes, countless compliments

By |June 4th, 2015|

Bakers seeking variety now have many more choices, thanks to the three new cake mixes from the well-known baking brand, Golden Cloud.

The delicious new variants each come with three recipe choices providing many more […]

Five insurance nightmares that keep business owners awake at night

By |June 4th, 2015|

South African business owners’ worst fears of the 2008 blackouts re-occurring are being realised with billions of rand in potential economic growth being wiped out every month as widespread power outages affect the country.

“Load […]

Bakers® develops a new category in the biscuit market

By |May 7th, 2015|

Breakfast is an important meal to start the day, energising the brain and body for the busy day ahead. Yet 40% of us skip breakfast due to time constraints and busy lifestyles.
Although a trend […]

Pioneer Foods buys into Futurelife

By |May 7th, 2015|

Fast-moving consumer goods company Pioneer Food Group has entered into an agreement to acquire a 50% stake in Futurelife Health Products.
Futurelife is a scientifically formulated, nutrient-dense food products company. The purchase price of the […]

Albany Bakeries wins a Kasi Star Brand award

By |May 7th, 2015|

Albany Bakeries was announced as one of the Kasi Star Brands of 2015. The survey was conducted by one of South Africa’s top market research companies, Ask Africa.

Ask Afrika launched a new benchmark, under […]

DuPont puts bakery on weight management map

By |May 7th, 2015|

DuPont Nutrition & Health is putting bakery on the weight management map with new opportunities to keep consumers fuller longer and help them reduce their calorie intake overall.

Five new concept ideas, each enriched with […]