Global bakery manufacturer and ingredient supplier Dawn Foods announced the winners of its annual Sweetest Bakery in America and Sweetest Bakery in Canada contests. More than 1,200 bakeries participated in competitions across the U.S. and Canada.
Now in its third year, the competition invited communities across the U.S. and Canada to cast their vote (from July 1 – Sept. 30) and help their favourite bakery win the title of Sweetest Bakery in America and Sweetest Bakery in Canada. The annual contest continues to grow in popularity receiving over 1.4 million votes throughout the contest. Participating customers also saw up to 9 per cent sales growth throughout the contest.
2019 Sweetest Bakery in Canada Winner: Dooher’s Bakery
For the second year in a row, Dooher’s Bakery of Campbellford, Ont., received the top spot as the 2019 Sweetest Bakery in Canada. The bakery has served the southern Ontario community for almost 70 years and is focused on creating and refining family recipes.
“To be named the Sweetest Bakery in Canada for the second year in a row is an incredible feeling,” said Cory Dooher, owner of Dooher’s Bakery. “As a fourth-generation bakery, we know the support of our local community is key to our success and we cannot thank everyone enough for voting for us again this year. My grandparents started the bakery 70 years ago with just two little wood-burning ovens and today we have grown to a staff of more than 30 – I know they would be incredibly proud of this recognition and where we are today.”
2019 Sweetest Bakery in America Winner: Sweet Crunch Bakeshop
This year, Sweet Crunch Bakeshop earned the title of Sweetest Bakery in America. The bakeshop, which operates its business via a food truck, recently relocated to New Hampshire after nearly seventeen years in Vermont. Sweet Crunch is now more accessible than ever and is focused on bringing its popular cookies, donuts and bakery items to customers throughout New Hampshire and around the country.
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