American Pie Council

Sponsors

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As owner and operator of Village Inn, Bakers Square and Max & Erma's restaurants, American Blue Ribbon Holdings, LLC of Denver, Colorado is in the business of satisfying guests' hunger for life's simple pleasures.
Since 1958 when the first Village Inn Pancake House opened, families have known they can expect their favorite home-style meals from extra-friendly servers in a sparkling clean and comfortable setting.
Today corporate and franchise Village Inn locations are concentrated in the Rocky Mountain region, the Midwest, Arizona and Florida. Village Inn's heritage of hearty, wholesome breakfasts made with the best ingredients and served with our famous buttermilk pancakes, carries over to a full menu of lunch and dinner offerings, as well.
In the early 80s Village Inn Pancake House became publicly owned and changed its name to VICORP Restaurants, Inc. When VICORP acquired a restaurant company and its bakeries, a new legacy was born - Bakers Square and award-winning pie. Bakers Square serves The Best Pie in America® - pies that were awarded top honors at the National Pie Championships over the last several years.
With locations in the Upper Midwest, Bakers Square is the destination for guests who wish to enjoy everyday occasions, creative and unique fare such as focaccia sandwiches and stir-fry pitas or a slice of blue-ribbon pie.
 Legendary Baking, our pie production facilities, bakes nearly 12 million pies a year for Village Inn, Bakers Square and J. Horner's, a frozen pie line for outside sales. Now in our fifth decade of success, we've restructured and are beginning a new era with a stable foundation. Our new name, American Blue Ribbon Holdings, LLC, symbolizes our pride in the quality and service we provide our guests.
In an industry where concepts quickly come and go, we're proud of our longevity. And we're proud that we continue to satisfy our guests' hunger for life's simple pleasures. 
 

 
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Founded in 1850, and located in Marcigny, a small town in the province of Brugundy, France, Emile Henry has established a worldwide reputation for manufacturing the finest quality ceramic ovenware, gourmet cooking products and bakeware products. Still owned and operated by the Henry family, the company today manufacture all of their new cooking products from the Burgundy clay using their proprietary Ceradon® state-of-the-art manufacturing process. Burgundy is noted for world-famous wines that are grown in the mineral-rich limestone soils of the region. Imparting fantastic terrior in the wines, it is these soils and clays that go into the special clay cookware-crafting formulas that are the basis of all Emile Henry ceramic cookware and other products. Worldwide, professional chefs and home cooks appreciate Emile Henry for the many products and shapes that are properly designed for cooking and baking. The products have the right dimensions, the correct depth and the specialfeatures that make Emile Henry products so desirable for everyone that enjoys cooking and eating great foods. They offer cookware products such as baking dishes and cake stands, and the discerning gourmand will recognize the quality in every loaf pan, casserole dish, stew pot, handcrafted pie dish, trivet, tagine and brazier we create. www.emilehenryusa.com
 

 
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Colborne Corporation is a world leader in designing and manufacturing standard and custom equipment for the baking and food processing industries.Colborne's dedication to cutting edge engineering, forward thinking design and state-of-the-art technology has produced a complete line of equipment for a full range of production needs. www.colbornefoodbotics.com

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Holton Food Products is an ingredient manufacturer which provides high quality stabilizers and dry egg white products, as well as product and process development services to pie, cake and cookie companies.
 

 
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BEMA is an international, non-profit trade association representing leading bakery and food equipment manufacturers and suppliers, whose combined efforts in research and development have led to the continual improvement of the baking and food industries. www.bema.org

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D&W Fine Pack is a customer-focused leader in foodservice and food packaging. A broad product portfolio, extensive materials expertise, industry leading innovation and superior service make D&W Fine Pack the company of choice. With ten facilities in the United States and Canada, we are positioned to provide excellent service and support. Visit us at www.DWFinePack.com for more information. As one of the top thermoforming companies in North America, we are committed to exceed your expectations in every vital area, including innovative product and material solutions, product selection and superior service and delivery.
 

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Karo syrups are the only corn syrup products that are available across the entire United States. They're used as toppings for French toast, pancakes and waffles, and in recipes for pies, candies, glazes, sauces, beverages, ice creams, adding a bit of sweetness and giving smooth texture to an incredible number of American loved dishes.
 

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Sasa-DeMarle Inc. was founded in northern France in 1965 by M. Guy Demarle, an experienced baker looking for a better way to make baguette bread. He invented the first nonstick baguette baking trays with silicone coatings, ushering in a new era in professional and home bakeware. Then he invented the original Silpat®, the eco-friendly silicone baking mat that offers superior stick resistance, even with the most delicate of pastries.

"We're proud to be the top choice for foodservice baking professionals, and we're pleased to now offer over 500 SKUs to the professional segment. For the past 20 years we have remained committed to upholding the high core values of our French parent companies and customer service excellence," said Pierre Bonnet, Vice President of Sasa Demarle®.

 

ImageSince its founding in 2000, BoDeans Baking Group has become one of the fastest-growing cone, wafer, cookie and dessert crumb manufacturers in North America.
 
BoDeans Baking Group offers a wide variety of formulations and flavors for dessert crumb applications. Its’ bakeries manufacture millions of pounds of inclusions, crunches & dessert crumbs every year.  www.bodeansbaking.com 
 


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