A recent Bon Appetit article showcased wonderful pastries from about a dozen “new school” bakeries around the United States. Baking is one of the oldest professions in the world. At the heart of every successful bakery business is a person or people who know the art and science of baking, […]
Points of view from around the bakery world.
Anton “Tony” Stricker, age 89, of Harvard, Ill. passed away December 10th, 2017. Tony owned and operated Swiss Maid Bakery and founded Precision Products and The Practical Baker. Tony was a member of the Harvard Lions Club, the Harvard Moose Lodge, the Baker’s Dozen and the American Society of Bakery Engineers. He […]
We see a lot about the benefits of supporting local businesses. I think generally people do strive to do that, especially when it comes to their local bakeries. Most of us will pay a bit more for better quality bakery products that are something special we can’t get in the […]