Author: Heather Henstock


Bakeries win local and seasonal appeal

“Locally grown and seasonal descriptors are now almost as salient as calorie and fat content information on menus,” The Hartman Group reported in its infographic, Eating Out Trends: Diners’ Motivations & Preferences. While most bakeries don’t have menus that require descriptors, looking at diner preferences in restaurants can offer a glimpse of what bakery […]


Asian-European bakeries offer fresh flair

Ken Downy, vice president of bakery operations, H MART, Maspeth, NY recently toured bakeries in the Korea Town neighborhood of New York City. As H MART’s new head of bakery, Downy will be charged with implementing a fresh in-store bakery program for the 50-store chain of Asian supermarkets. Downy, former president […]