• September 29, 2017 Events
    September is National Food Safety Month

    September is National Food Safety Month

    By Colleen Zammer, Senior Director, Market and Product Development Government, food manufacturers and restaurants are celebrating food safety month this September.  Some say it hails from the connection between kids going back to school in September, and some focus on food safety education or specific themes, but no one can deny the importance of this topic. […]

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  • August 11, 2017 BSM People
    Supplier Spotlight: R&K Farms

    Supplier Spotlight: R&K Farms

    By: Donna Reiser, Marketing Communications Manager If you’ve seen Bay State Milling’s print ad for organic ingredients, the image of Travis Freeburg driving a combine at R&K Farms is a familiar sight. R&K Farms is a source of organic wheat and spelt for Bay State Milling Company’s Platteville, Colorado, mill. They’ve been supplying the mill […]

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  • July 3, 2017 Events
    The Future of Bread

    The Future of Bread

    By: David Kovacic, Director of Technical Service  I had the opportunity to attend the first International Symposium on Bread – On the Rise: The Future of Bread – conducted by Johnson & Wales University on the Charlotte campus.  It was more than just a meeting of millers and bakers.  It was an assembly of “bread-heads” […]

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  • June 29, 2017 BSM People
    Peregrine Falcons Nest at Bay State Milling’s Winona Facility

    Peregrine Falcons Nest at Bay State Milling’s Winona Facility

    By: Adam Roberts, Market Research Analyst After a year away, the Peregrine Falcons came home to roost at Bay State Milling Company’s Winona, MN Facility. In 2009, a 4H group built a falcon box high atop the mill’s elevator. The box offers sweeping views of the Mississippi River, a safe shelter for the predatory birds […]

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  • June 2, 2017 Events
    Parade of Shows

    Parade of Shows

    By: Donna Reiser, Marketing Communications Manager It seems inconceivable we’re already into the sixth month of 2017, but here we are at the onset of June.  It’s been the customary blur of events as we at Bay State Milling make our way through the various trade shows and conferences for the first half of the […]

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  • June 1, 2017 Milling
    Spotlight on Sorghum

    Spotlight on Sorghum

    By Colleen Zammer, Senior Director, Market and Product Development It is planting time for sorghum, so we thought it was a fitting time to tell everyone a little bit about this tasty, nutritious and lesser-known grain. Sorghum originated in Northeast Africa as a staple food crop, but today is grown all over the world for use […]

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