Baking Business Advice

Belly Up To The Pie Bar

Belly Up To The Pie Bar

A rising trend in North America echos back to the good ol’ days of the local diner, except instead of serving up black coffee and greasy dishes, patrons are feasting on artisanal pies. So called “Pie Bars” are catching fire, expanding across the United States and around the world. Pie […]

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Preventing Arthritis

Preventing Arthritis

Last week we received a message from a baker that reaffirmed why we started building cake cutting machines more than 30 years ago. Hello. I own a small bakery supplying cakes to local tourist areas. Recently I’ve developed terrible pains in my wrist from cutting more than 30 cakes a […]

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Using Robots For Food Processing

Using Robots For Food Processing

We often think of the automotive industry as a hotbed for robotic technologies and intelligent automation, but in recent years the food industry has begun to take advantage of these innovative strategies as well. Robots and automated machines first began appearing in packaging and shipping lines of food production facilities, […]

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Ice Cream Cakes

Ice Cream Cakes

Bonnie and Clyde, Ben and Jerry, Cheech and Chong…some of the greatest duos of our time still can’t hold a candle to one of the most delicious bakery pairs ever…ice cream and cake. While it isn’t known who first combined ice cream and cake, we’re sure that without this innovation […]

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Inline Tortilla Chip Slicing

Inline Tortilla Chip Slicing

This ain’t your daddy’s tortilla cutter! The FoodTools TC-5A2 is specifically designed for high production inline tortilla slicing. The kind of machine that production managers dream about, cutting up to 6,000 lbs of tortilla product per hour, every hour. The multi-station cutting machine offers artisanal chip quality at incredibly high cut […]

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Dial Finger Adjustment

Dial Finger Adjustment

When customers call with questions about uneven slices we often start with assessing the cake dial finger adjustment. If the dial fingers are out place the cake won’t be centered during the cutting process, resulting in uneven portions. Luckily, it is easy to recenter a dial by measuring and adjusting the […]

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