baker preparing cinnamon rolls

Cobs Bread rolls out plant-based cinnamon buns

Customer requests for more freshly baked plant-based sweet goods inspired the bakery to innovate on its classic cinnamon bun. The new item is available for a limited time at retail locations.

Panera adds carb-inspired merch to its rewards program

The Panera Shop, filled with an array of merchandise ranging from bread-themed onesies to mac and cheese-inspired sweatsuits, serves as part of the week-long Panera Faves promotion for MyPanera members and app users from May 1-7.

Insomnia Cookies and tbh collab on LTO cookie

Insomnia Cookies has teamed up with tbh (To Be Honest), a hazelnut spread producer, to reimagine nostalgic snacking in a better-for-you, better-for-the-planet way with the limited-edition Banana Crepe Filled Deluxe cookie.

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.