Cake Décor gains craft distribution

first_imgCake decoration company Cake Décor has signed a deal with BFP Wholesale that will see its writing icing tubes and cake decorations distributed to the craft bakery, sugarcraft and confectionery sectors in the UK.The Glasgow-based company has recently invested around £250,000 in high-speed filling and packing machinery, and appointed two food technologists, which has enabled it to target the craft sector.Cake Décor MD Bill Donnelly said: “BFP Wholesale, with its nationwide coverage and strong links with the craft market is ideally placed to distribute to bakers.” He added that the company’s products help bakers save time and reduce wastage compared to making up their own icings and decorations in-house.Cake Décor supplies a range of naturally coloured and flavoured icings in tubes, ranging in size from 19g to 450g. The company also offers pre-packed cake decorations and confectionery.last_img read more

Helping kids to feel good

first_imgThe Feel Good Drinks Company is launching a new range of soft drinks aimed at kids. The fruity range, called Feel Good Kids, will initially feature Raspberry, Strawberry and Blueberry; Orange, Pineapple and Banana; and Blackcurrant, Apple and Grape varieties.The 250ml bottles are made of 2/3 juice and 1/3 water and contain no added sugar.”There’s currently a massive gap in the kids market for an offering that ticks all the boxes with mums and kids,” said marketing director and co-founder of The Feel Good Drinks Company Steve Cooper. “Feel Good Kids directly fills this space.”The launch plan includes sampling, digital, in-store point of sale and an intensive PR campaign.RRP: £1.20 [http://www.feelgooddrinks.co.uk]last_img read more

Warburtons launches TV ad campaign

first_imgWarburtons’ latest TV ad campaign will air for the first time this Saturday (4 October) on satellite and terrestrial TV.The 60-second ad will describe Warburtons as “Britain’s favourite family baker”, depicting a businessman visiting Britain for the first time. Shorter, 10-second clips will support the minute-long ad, while press ads will focus on quality.Category director Sarah Miskell said: “We are delighted with the new ad campaign as it explains our family ethos in an amusing and creative way.”It is part of an overall £22m investment which we hope will build on the success of our previous advertising and, along with our growing national distribution, continue to attract more consumers to the Warburtons brand and demonstrate a huge impact on the bakery category as a whole.”Warburtons is also launching a range of 600g loaves, in anticipation of a relaxation of laws on bread weight, coming into force next year. The three to be launched in mid-October are Wholegrain Goodness and All in One medium and thick-sliced.last_img read more

La Crème expands its repertoire

first_imgSouth Wales-based La Crème Patisserie & Catering Co plans to expand its retail and wholesale operations, having completed the purchase of a new factory unit on the Baglan Moors in Neath Port Talbot.Directors Siân and Ian Hindle hope the new unit, the La Crème Centre of Excellence, will be fully operational by March 2009.The firm’s fortunes were boosted when Siân Hindle was awarded runner-up in the Puratos-sponsored Patissier of the Year category at the Baking Industry Awards 2007. Prior to 2008, around 90% of the firm’s sales were from selling patisserie directly to consumers. But from January 2008, it started supplying cafés, coffee shops and hotels. The £24,000 centre, which will employ 10 people, will also house a wedding and birthday cake studio.last_img read more

Grandfather in cruise ship toddler death is passing on a jury trial

first_img Previous articleLatest stats show “widespread flu” with Indiana and Michigan listed highNext articleNotre Dame rescinds awards for the late Jean Vanier Tommie Lee Pinterest Twitter WhatsApp By Tommie Lee – February 24, 2020 0 261 Grandfather in cruise ship toddler death is passing on a jury trial Facebook WhatsApp Google+ Pinterest Facebook FILE – This May 11, 2006 file photo shows the Freedom of the Seas cruise ship docked in Bayonne, N.J. Kimberley Wiegand, the mother of an 18-month-old Indiana girl who fell to her death from an open window on the cruise ship in Puerto Rico, told NBC’s “Today” show Monday, July 22, 2019 that her family will sue Royal Caribbean Cruises for “not having a safer situation on the 11th floor of that cruise ship.” (AP Photo/Mike Derer, File) Salvatore Anello, who is accused in the cruise ship death of his grandchild, has declined his right to a jury trial.On Monday the grandfather of the Granger toddler declined a jury trial and will instead face a judge. The case is expected to be heard in April.Eighteen month-old Chloe Wiegand died after falling through an open window in July of 2019 while the Royal Caribbean Freedom of the Seas was docked in Puerto Rico.The family has sued the cruise line for negligence, and the company is suing the grandfather who had been holding the little girl. IndianaLocalNationalNewsSouth Bend Market Twitter Google+last_img read more

Indiana Health Commissioner pushes expected peak into May

first_img Google+ Twitter By Associated Press – April 14, 2020 7 709 Facebook Indiana Health Commissioner pushes expected peak into May CoronavirusIndianaLocalNews Previous articleMichigan governor: Virus infection curve starting to flattenNext articleMichigan to buy back liquor as Whitmer extends restrictions Associated PressNews from the Associated Press and its network of reporters and publications. Dr. Kristina Box, Indiana Health Commissioner, answers questions about COVID-19 infections and its impact on the state as Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb listens during a briefing at the Statehouse in Indianapolis, Tuesday, March 24, 2020. Holcomb ordered state residents to remain in their homes except when they are at work or for permitted activities, such as taking care of others, obtaining necessary supplies, and for health and safety. The order is in effect from March 25 to April 7. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy) INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s health commissioner says actions aimed at stemming the spread of the coronavirus have pushed back the expected peak of illnesses in the state and given hospitals more time to prepare.The COVID-19 death toll for Indiana has reached at least 350 people as health officials on Monday reported seven additional deaths.Previous projections had shown Indiana could be seeing a surge of illnesses as early as this week, but Health Commissioner Dr. Kristina Box says that is now expected in late April for the Indianapolis area and the first weeks of May for rest of the state. WhatsApp WhatsApp Pinterest Pinterest Google+ Facebook Twitterlast_img read more

Indiana National Guard assists with testing projects

first_img Indiana National Guard assists with testing projects Twitter By Tommie Lee – April 30, 2020 0 292 Previous articleTuesday’s election in Michigan will have some differencesNext articleUpdate: Silver Alert issued for missing 29-year-old Elkhart man canceled Tommie Lee Pinterest Google+ Twitter Google+ CoronavirusIndianaLocalNewsSouth Bend Market WhatsApp Indiana National Guardsmen, local law enforcement and civilian personnel, partner together to conduct COVID-19 testing throughout north east Indiana on April 27, 2020. (Photo by Cpl. Hannah Clifton) The Indiana National Guard is providing troops to help 18 COVID-19 study sites around the state.State Department of Health officials were given a helping hand from soldiers and airmen at new test sites as April came to a close during the pandemic. The assist was part of an initiative by Governor Holcomb and Indiana University’s School of Public Health aimed at studying the spread of the virus around the state.10,000 random Hoosiers from around the state were invited to take part in the study and receive testing. State agencies are confident that the data collected at the sites will help flatten the curve and defeat the virus. Facebook Pinterest WhatsApp Facebooklast_img read more

Elkhart fire crews battle blaze while en-route to 9-11 memorial

first_img Facebook Google+ Previous articleIndiana homeless population rising in South BendNext articleKaren Pence says more people are discussing mental health due to the pandemic Jon ZimneyJon Zimney is the News and Programming Director for News/Talk 95.3 Michiana’s News Channel and host of the Fries With That podcast. Follow him on Twitter @jzimney. Twitter IndianaLocalNews WhatsApp Pinterest By Jon Zimney – September 12, 2020 0 367 WhatsApp Twitter Elkhart fire crews battle blaze while en-route to 9-11 memorial Facebook Pinterest Google+ (Bill Beck/Elkhart Truth) Elkhart Fire crews were en-route for a 9-11 memorial, on Friday, Sep. 11, when they discovered smoke coming from a home in the 1900 block of Roys Avenue.On arrival, crews found heavy black smoke fire coming out the front of the home.More manpower was sent while crews began battling the blaze.A second home sustained exterior damage due to proximity to the original fire.There was no report of any injuries. The fire was ruled accidental.The American Red Cross was notified to provide assistance.last_img read more

Two men arrested on weapons charges after traffic stop, pursuit in South Bend

first_img Previous articleGoshen Health ICU at capacity as hospital has record number of COVID-19 patientsNext articleMotorcyclist hospitalized after crash on Toledo Road in Elkhart Jon ZimneyJon Zimney is the News and Programming Director for News/Talk 95.3 Michiana’s News Channel and host of the Fries With That podcast. Follow him on Twitter @jzimney. By Jon Zimney – November 23, 2020 0 440 Pinterest Facebook IndianaLocalNews WhatsApp Google+ Facebook Pinterest Twitter Twitter Google+ (Photo supplied/St. Joseph County Jail) They didn’t have a permit for the guns they had on them, so police in South Bend took them to jail.James Stewart, 19, and Marcellus Taylor, 26, were pulled over by police in South Bend.The officers said the car they were in appeared to have a phony license plate. Stewart ran away from the traffic stop — one of the officers was able to keep Taylor from doing the same.The other officer was able to catch Stewart.The officers searched the car and found two guns, which they did not have a permit for, and some pot.Both of them are still waiting to be formally charges, but they are in the St. Joseph County Jail looking at drug and gun charges. WhatsApp Two men arrested on weapons charges after traffic stop, pursuit in South Bendlast_img read more

Two people arrested on drug-related charges after traffic stop on State Road 2

first_img (Photo supplied/LaPorte County Jail) Another traffic stop ended with the discovery of drugs and arrests.It happened earlier this week of State Road 2 in LaPorte County.A sheriff’s deputy observed a vehicle following another vehicle too closely, changing lanes and committing other infractions. A K-9 sniffed out narcotics and paraphernalia.Police arrested Jermaine Young, 37, of Harvey, Illinois, and Chelsey Smith, 26, of Anderson. IndianaLocalNews Pinterest Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest Google+ WhatsApp Previous articleIU Health, Lyft providing free rides to COVID vaccine appointmentsNext articleWinning Hoosier Lottery ticket valued around $545K sold in South Bend Jon ZimneyJon Zimney is the News and Programming Director for News/Talk 95.3 Michiana’s News Channel and host of the Fries With That podcast. Follow him on Twitter @jzimney. Two people arrested on drug-related charges after traffic stop on State Road 2 By Jon Zimney – March 19, 2021 0 342 Facebook WhatsApp Twitterlast_img read more