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When Was Sliced Bread Invented?

At some point, you may have heard the saying, “the best thing since sliced bread,” which begs a few questions, like “When was sliced bread made?” and “Who invented sliced bread?” Simply put, sliced bread was invented on July 7th, 1928. The history of sliced bread is marked by innovation, a factory fire, wary consumers, […]

Health Benefits of Bread

Nearly 200 million Americans used one package of bread a week on average in 2020. With so many households using bread products as a staple for their meals throughout the day, the nutritional value of bread comes into question. If you or your family are eating bread every day or even on rare occasions, you should know whether it’s […]

What Are Independent Bread Routes? Everything You Need to Know

Independent routes across different industries are vital for manufacturers, stores and consumers alike. Route franchisees deliver products to fulfill orders and keep shelves stocked. There’s a particular demand for route franchisees in the bread industry. Whether you’ve heard of others becoming independent franchisees of bread routes before or you’re unfamiliar with this opportunity, it’s worth […]

Store Owner’s Guide to Storing Bread

Store Owner’s Guide to Storing Bread Most prevailing wisdom for keeping bread fresh suggests things to do once the bread is out of the store and in someone’s pantry. Your customers can always keep their baked goods purchases in a quality bread box to maintain the best storage conditions. If you’re facing spoilage before your […]

Top 20 Simple School Lunch Sandwiches

Packing your child’s lunch in the morning doesn’t have to be a chore. If you don’t have much time in the morning or your child is a picky eater, there are good sandwiches for school lunches out there that will satisfy. You can make easy school lunch sandwiches that your kid will love without taking […]

Multigrain vs. Whole Grain Bread vs. Whole Wheat

Multigrain vs. Whole Grain Bread vs. Whole Wheat Does a trip to the bread aisle make you feel overwhelmed by options? You might find dozens of different bread types in a grocery store, from multigrain loaves to whole wheat muffins. If you’re trying to choose a delicious and satisfying bread, it can be confusing with so many […]

Benefits of a Merchandising Team

As a grocery store manager, you can leverage your vendors’ expertise to display your products and hone your point-of-sale techniques. Not every supplier has the means to provide expert merchandising advice to your staff. So, if you’re considering using a private label manufacturer for your own brand, a vendor with a merchandising team can be […]

10 Reasons Private Label Bread Drives Profit

Atkins, paleo, keto — although low-carb diets have been on the rise for a couple decades now, they haven’t done much to separate people from their love of bread and baked goods. According to the American Bakers Association, the total sales for bread and baked products reached $59 billion in 2018. In-store bakery goods accounted for $13.8 […]