Baking the best of it: Paige Tolley uses restrictions to start business

MOSES LAKE — Paige Tolley started her own business, Paige’s Custom Cakes, last summer because she said there wasn’t much to do.

Summer 2020 was full of restrictions, canceled activities and closed places. It all left teenagers like Tolley, a sophomore at Moses Lake High School, without a lot of options. So she came up with something to do.

“I took an interest in cakes,” she said.

And it wasn’t only making cakes — she wanted to see if she could turn it into a business.

“I have a lot of time on my hands, so I could make something

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Pizza Barn’s first food truck already popular, more could be on the horizon | Business

Pizza Barn is coming to customers this year with the addition of a new food truck.

For three years, Jody Stay, owner of the Pizza Barn, has been planning on starting up her own food truck. Her initial inspiration came from serving a cheese curd pizza for pizza of the month. The man she bought the cheese curds from offered to help Stay get the pizza to a wider audience.

At the time food trucks were already popular on both coasts of the U.S. Stay learned that they were growing in popularity in the Midwest, with Minneapolis and Chicago being

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Portland’s best boba tea shop, 5 Flavor Cafe is a ‘business of love’

Steve and Vy Chao spent months traveling around Asia after retiring from careers in the tech industry.

When they returned to the United States, the two noticed that many of the foods and flavors they missed “didn’t exist” in the Portland metropolitan area. So they set off to recreate them here.

In February 2018, the Chaos opened 5 Flavor Cafe just south of Washington County’s Oak Hills neighborhood. In addition to a unique drink menu, the cafe also serves popcorn chicken and various treats like taiyaki — custard-filled, fish-shaped pastries — and mochi muffins made at the couple’s year-old business,

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Strict Food Safety Regulations in North America and Europe to Present Ample Business Opportunities for the Food Ingredients Sterilization Market, Advent of Technological Innovations to Widen Scope of the Market: TMR

ALBANY, N.Y., April 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The intensely competitive food and beverage industry has developed a market for goods that are both safer and more delicious. As a result, food ingredient sterilisation is critical in assisting producers in preserving food for longer periods while also killing microorganisms and removing moisture from ingredients. Businesses in the global food ingredients sterilization market are investing more in electrically heated auger conveyors to disinfect items like grains, nuts, and spices, amongst many other things. They are working on systems that will make it easier for staff to monitor moisture, temperature, and humidity 

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After Vice President Kamala Harris visit, business jumps at Brown Sugar Bakery on Chicago’s South Side

Since Vice President Kamala Harris visited the Brown Sugar Bakery on the South Side last Tuesday to throw a spotlight on small Black female-owned businesses, in-store retail sales jumped 21% overall and online sales increased 88%, according to owner Stephanie Hart.

Harris made a brief stop outside the bakery at 328 E. 75th en route back to Midway Airport after she toured a vaccination center at 2260 S. Grove St., organized by the Chicago Federation of Labor.

She picked up a slice of German chocolate cake – her favorite – and the bakery staff presented her with two trays

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Owner of Detroit’s 44 Burrito shares story of how popular business got its start

DETROIT – The business 44 Burrito is a family owned and operated restaurant. Its goal is to satisfy mouth-watering taste buds and provide freshly prepared meals rather than fast food.

For years Tara Young, the owner of 44 Burrito was a social worker at school districts and hospitals across Metro Detroit. Then she decided to add more to her plate.

“We are home to the deep fried burrito, deep fried and satisfied all over our shirts,” said Tara Young.

She loves to cook at home at 44 Burrito in Detroit or on the streets in its food truck.

“Ninety-nine percent

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