McConnell’s Fine Ice Cream ventures into baked goods

Artisan ice cream maker McConnell’s Fine Ice Creams has launched McConnell’s House-Baked Cookies for the supermarket freezer aisle. The cookies are flash-frozen and ready to serve after a few minutes in the oven.

Panera Brands names new CEO

Panera Brands Inc., which includes Panera Breads, Einstein Bros. Bagels and Caribou Coffee, established its next generation of CEO leadership and board governance ahead of its eventual IPO.