CSM Bakery Products Joins the Fight Against Childhood Hunger

CSM BAKERY PRODUCTS JOINS THE FIGHT AGAINST CHILDHOOD HUNGER

Corporate Culinary Manager Lynn Kuczajda Judges 6th Annual Baking Contest

ATLANTA, Ga. (February 25, 2013) – CSM Bakery Products is becoming a key ingredient in ending childhood hunger by locally sponsoring Share Our Strength's Baking Contest for No Kid Hungry® on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Atlanta.

Lynn Kuczajda, Corporate Culinary Manager at CSM Bakery Products, will represent the company by sitting on the judging panel during the contest. "I'm very passionate about the industry and I'm really looking forward to seeing the creativity of others in this field while also supporting such a great cause ," Kuczajda said.

This kickoff event for Share Our Strength's tenth annual Bake Sale for No Kid Hungry will feature professional pastry chefs, amateurs, culinary students and children vying to win the title of “Atlanta’s Best Dessert.” All proceeds will benefit Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry® campaign, which is ending childhood hunger in this nation by ensuring all children get the healthy food they need, every day.

Guests attending the contest can sample the sweet creations of some of Atlanta’s best pastry chefs, sip delicious wines and bid in a silent auction. At the end of the evening, the entries will be judged on originality, taste and appearance. The top three contestants in each of the four categories will receive prizes.

Atlanta-headquartered CSM Bakery Productsis the secret ingredient behind many of the country’s most successful retail food operations. Our people offer insights, expertise and passion, as well as strong partnerships with in-store bakeries, retailers, foodservice operators and distributors.  The company delivers a comprehensive, alluring sweet goods portfolio; innovative business solutions derived from global expertise; and a distinguished mosaic of heritage brands, including Brill, Multifoods and Henry & Henry.  CSM Bakery Products provides innovative solutions and creates the treats that delight consumers and earn their loyalty every day.

About Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry® campaign

No child should grow up hungry in America, but one in five children struggles with hunger. Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry® campaign is ending childhood hunger in America by ensuring all children get the healthy food they need, every day. The No Kid Hungry campaign connects kids in need to effective nutrition programs like school breakfast and summer meals and teaches low-income families to cook healthy, affordable meals through Cooking Matters.  This work is accomplished through the No Kid Hungry network, made up of private citizens, public officials, nonprofits, business leaders and others providing innovative hunger solutions in their communities. Join us at NoKidHungry.org.