Small businesses have a big role to play in the baking industry. They’re drivers of innovative ideas and products that further food production. They offer a personalized and customized approach to customers. What they may lack in size, they make up in creativity and adaptability.
Here at BAKERpedia, we’re proud to work with a number of small but mighty businesses that are bringing important tools and ingredients to bakers around the world. So in honor of Small Business Saturday, we’re highlighting all their doing for the industry.
Take a moment to check out what our small-business sponsors are up to:
Calibre has worked in the grain, dairy and food sector for over 30 years. They work closely with customers to support their testing technology needs with extensive expertise.
Their C-Cell Baking Product Analyzer eliminates human error and gives quantifiable results to score against targets, optimize the ingredient/mixing process, assess the internal structure and external characteristics to ensure quality is consistent. It’s used globally to measure over 50 different quality results relating to bakery products.
From a French grocery in 1899 to state of the art facilities today, four generations of Sausvilles have built an international company dedicated to supplying and developing the finest bakery ingredients.
Today, J&K Ingredients works tirelessly to create products formulated to be the highest quality available in the marketplace—many created specifically to a clients’ individual requirements. Their Research and Development team is dedicated to creating clean label products such as dough conditioners, mold inhibitors and enzyme technology.
A global leader in scientific instrumentation, KPM Analytics is focused on analyzing critical quality parameters for food producers. They provide a comprehensive range of products and services to uniquely solve their customers’ problems at every stage of production.
Their equipment includes tools for moisture and compositional measurement, functional and rheological analysis, and vision inspection. So if you’re looking to improve product quality and consistency, their equipment is a great place to start!
A family-run business, Top Taste has been growing onions for decades. A company built on a dedication and passion for only the best onions, they provide a high quality, crunchy, crispy product. Since they control the process from start to finish, there’s 100% traceability. With a mission to be sustainable, Top Taste uses 100% RSPO certified palm oil in the production of crispy onions, reuses energy and uses less plastic in their packaging.
Their crispy onions add an innovative flavor to a variety of products. Also available in gluten free, GMO-free and Halal and Kosher certified, they are an easy addition to breads, pizzas, and buns. Just mix them directly into the dough, or use as a topping.