October 18, 2019

An Ode to National Pizza Month

Who can we thank for our something-for-everyone, have-it-your-way slice? The word “pizza” itself goes back to 997 CE, first mentioned in a Latin text written in southern Italy. Alexandre Dumas, author of The Three Musketeers, noted in 1835 that the Naples, Italy-based poor ate nothing but pizza in the winter. Some […]
October 8, 2019

Allergens, Sustainability and Halloween Cakes!

What are we doing to help the planet? Is what we’re putting in our bodies good for us? More companies than ever are not only concerned about the products they provide to their consumers, but also what their consumers care about. The baking industry has a particular onus, as its […]
September 30, 2019

The Rise of Grandma Pizza

Some of the most nostalgic (and delicious) memories of childhood come straight from grandma’s kitchen. The hustle and bustle of grandkids running around and craving their next meal borne the concept of Grandma Pizza, or Grandma Pie. Although the exact origins can’t be pinpointed back to that first oven bake, […]
September 23, 2019

Developing the Perfect Custom Pan for a James Beard Winner

In January, we reached out to Stella Parks (@BraveTart) of Serious Eats to tell her about our line of cake pans and the innovative, stick-resistant coating we use.  A conversation was started and quickly moved from cake pan coatings to cheesecake pans. Specifically, an 8×4-inch round loose-bottom pan that Stella wanted, but couldn’t find anywhere.  We […]
September 19, 2019

Five Days in Vegas

The LloydPans team recently attended the triennial International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE) in Las Vegas. As the largest baking show in the in United States, IBIE affords us a great opportunity to showcase our complete line of bakeware and talk to bakers about how pizza can help them boost sales. […]
September 10, 2019

On the Scene: IBIE2019

We’re in Las Vegas for the triennial IBIE2019 show, which is the largest baking industry show in the United States. Two days in and we’ve had a great time seeing old friends, customers and making new friends. We even had Peter Reinhart stop by and sign copies of his new […]