Bakery http://supermarketnews.com/taxonomy/term/6706/more en Specialty bakery boosts Metro's Q2 margins http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/specialty-bakery-boosts-metros-q2-margins <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Clever merchandising, in-store execution and the performance of its specialty acquisitions were all factors helping Metro Inc. post a 4.5% increase in comparable-store sales during the fiscal second quarter, officials said Wednesday.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/specialty-bakery-boosts-metros-q2-margins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/specialty-bakery-boosts-metros-q2-margins#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Bakery Eric R. La Fleche Metro Inc. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 18:48:00 +0000 516241 at http://supermarketnews.com Costco introduces scratch-made bread http://supermarketnews.com/bakery/costco-introduces-scratch-made-bread <div class="node-body article-body">Costco is transitioning away from par-baked breads in the bakery in favor of scratch breads, according to the retailer. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/bakery/costco-introduces-scratch-made-bread" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/bakery/costco-introduces-scratch-made-bread#comments Latest News Bakery Costco Wholesale Corp. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 15:03:00 +0000 516181 at http://supermarketnews.com Building a better bakery: Using technology to gain customers and efficiencies http://supermarketnews.com/blog/building-better-bakery-using-technology-gain-customers-and-efficiencies <div class="node-body blog-body">The bakery is an attractive department for innovation in an effort to bump up margins. The key is to identify improvements that can decrease costs without sacrificing quality or service.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/industry-voices">Industry Voices</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/building-better-bakery-using-technology-gain-customers-and-efficiencies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/building-better-bakery-using-technology-gain-customers-and-efficiencies#comments Bakery Industry Voices Industry Voices Fri, 17 Apr 2015 16:13:00 +0000 515901 at http://supermarketnews.com Gallery: Hy-Vee’s 2015 Cake Designer Challenge http://supermarketnews.com/bakery/gallery-hy-vee-s-2015-cake-designer-challenge <div class="node-body gallery-body">Eighteen Hy-Vee cake designers competed in the retailer’s ninth annual contest, which took place in West Des Moines, Iowa, on April 11.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/bakery/gallery-hy-vee-s-2015-cake-designer-challenge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/bakery/gallery-hy-vee-s-2015-cake-designer-challenge#comments Bakery Hy-Vee Food Stores Wed, 15 Apr 2015 15:54:00 +0000 515601 at http://supermarketnews.com Hy-Vee crowns top cake designer http://supermarketnews.com/bakery/hy-vee-crowns-top-cake-designer <div class="node-body article-body">Hy-Vee named Janine Schwendinger of its Rochester, Minn., store the winner of its 2015 Cake Designer Challenge on Saturday. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/bakery/hy-vee-crowns-top-cake-designer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/bakery/hy-vee-crowns-top-cake-designer#comments Bakery Hy-Vee Food Stores Mon, 13 Apr 2015 19:27:00 +0000 515411 at http://supermarketnews.com Giant/Martin's brings bakery into limelight http://supermarketnews.com/bakery/giantmartins-brings-bakery-limelight <div class="node-body article-body">In newer stores, the in-store bakery has moved from its former location at the end of the traffic pattern to stand alongside deli and produce in the first aisle as part of the chain’s successful Fresh Hall concept.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/bakery/giantmartins-brings-bakery-limelight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/bakery/giantmartins-brings-bakery-limelight#comments Bakery Giant-Carlisle Premium Mon, 13 Apr 2015 14:26:00 +0000 515321 at http://supermarketnews.com Waking up sales in the bakery department http://supermarketnews.com/bakery/waking-sales-bakery-department <div class="node-body article-body">In-store coffee, accessibility and demographics all play a role in growing bakeries’ morning sales.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/bakery/waking-sales-bakery-department" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/bakery/waking-sales-bakery-department#comments Bakery Meals Market Street Publix Super Markets Riesbeck’s Food Markets United Supermarkets Online Thu, 02 Apr 2015 10:00:00 +0000 514531 at http://supermarketnews.com Kings, Stew's supersize bakery items http://supermarketnews.com/bakery/kings-stews-supersize-bakery-items <div class="node-body article-body">The trend may be for smaller, individual-sized portions in the bakery, but a few retailers are going in the opposite direction. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/bakery/kings-stews-supersize-bakery-items" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/bakery/kings-stews-supersize-bakery-items#comments Latest News Bakery Kings Food Markets Stew Leonard's Tue, 31 Mar 2015 17:47:00 +0000 514511 at http://supermarketnews.com Whole Foods sponsors amateur baking contest http://supermarketnews.com/bakery/whole-foods-sponsors-amateur-baking-contest <div class="node-body article-body">Whole Foods Market has teamed with restaurant review website The Infatuation on a “bake sale” event that is also a contest for amateur bakers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/bakery/whole-foods-sponsors-amateur-baking-contest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/bakery/whole-foods-sponsors-amateur-baking-contest#comments Community Service Latest News Bakery Whole Foods Market Wed, 25 Mar 2015 14:27:00 +0000 514031 at http://supermarketnews.com Take SN’s survey of fresh food performance http://supermarketnews.com/sn-research/take-sn-s-survey-fresh-food-performance <div class="node-body article-body">Supermarket News is putting the perimeter departments into perspective with its inaugural survey of fresh food performance.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/sn-research/take-sn-s-survey-fresh-food-performance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/sn-research/take-sn-s-survey-fresh-food-performance#comments SN Research Bakery Produce & Floral Deli Meals Meat Seafood Dairy Wed, 18 Mar 2015 14:36:00 +0000 513501 at http://supermarketnews.com