Mlive: Pastries from Dawn Food Products' Innovation Studio

Jan 10, 2018, 11:48 AM by Alexis Gilbert
Pastries from Dawn Food Products' Innovation Studio
Grilled cheese doughnut sandwiches, wild pastries spur new era for Dawn Foods

By Taylor DesOrmeau

JACKSON, MI - Consumers won't find Dawn-branded doughnuts or doughnut mixes at grocery stores or bakeries.

But chances are, doughnut eaters have consumed Dawn products, as the Jackson-based company makes mixes and finished doughnuts for bakeries across the globe.

And now, Dawn Foods is inspiring new creations in the midst of what it calls a "doughnut renaissance."

"Doughnuts are growing like crazy right now, so it's really good for Dawn," said Jennifer LaPaugh, Dawn's senior director of global market research and insights. "It helps our business, it helps our customers' businesses."

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