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This virtual event features Benjamin Montemurro of Bake’n Joy Foods who will be baking a few holiday treats like gingerbread cookies, coconut macaroon, and a gingerbread cake which is multifunctional and features a new high fiber all-purpose flour, Flourish Fiber From The Farm®. Ben will discuss the functionality of the ingredients he used in developing these recipes. Betsey McGravey and Sam Morin of Bake’n Joy Foods will also be joining to assist in the demonstration Jillian Wishman from Bay State Milling will discuss the wonderful health and baking benefits of Flourish Flour. There will be live baking demonstrations during the event.

 Everything demoed during the event will be included in the Holiday Baking Kit which we will send to you when you sign up prior to November 19th!

The exciting holiday kit features gingerbread cookie dry mix, coconut macaroon dry mix, and the aforementioned Flourish Flour which is paired with a cinnamon streusel.  We will include recipe cards for you in the kit and encourage you to bake alongside us or prior to the meeting. There will also be a raffle with prizes for those who participate in the baking process. Let’s ring in the holiday seasons learning about baked goods and have fun baking together!





Welcome to Holiday Baking with
Bake'n Joy and Bay State Milling!

  • A joint Virtual Meeting of the NEIFT and RCA

    Date:  Thursday, 12/9/2021
    Time:  3:30pm - 5:00pm

    Bake’n Joy and Bay State Milling will...

    ...Host Holiday Baking Demos
    ...Discuss Baking Tips & Fun Facts
    ...Highlight a new Flourish(R) high fiber wheat flour and new holiday mixes

    First 100 Attendees registering by November 19 will be shipped a
    holiday baking kit prior to this event!
    Adventurous members may pre-bake some goodies and share with others during some break-out networking sessions.  The best decorated or most delicious-looking baked goods win prizes! 
     This event also qualifies for 0.75 CFS credit hours.

    3:30 pm - 3:45pm:  NEIFT Updates
    3:45pm - 4:30pm:  Bake'n Joy and Bay State Milling presentations
    4:30pm - 5:00pm:  Networking, baked goods share-outs, and voting

Meet our Presenters

Benjamin Montemurro, Food Technologist, R&D, Bake'n Joy

Ben is a driven individual who works on new innovation, product development, and shelf life studies all to ensure the customer receive the best baked good possible! He holds a B.S in Food Science and Technology from Framingham State University and is an active Director-At Large on the NEIFT Executive Board.


Jillian Wishman, Strategic Marketing Manager, Bay State Milling Co.

Jillian and her team lead the marketing efforts for innovative new ingredients like: BeneGrain® Sprouted Grains, SowNaked™ Oats and HealthSense® High-Fiber Wheat, the commercial flour that powers Bay State’s first-ever consumer product, Flourish Fiber From the Farm®. Jillian holds a BA from Boston College.  


Betsey McGravey is the R&D Manager at Bake’n Joy Foods where she works on new product development, innovation and regulatory compliance with her team to support the bakery industry. Betsey holds a B.S. in Culinary Nutrition from Johnson & Wales University and a MSM in Management from Merrimack College. Betsey is also a Certified Food Scientist (CFS) and Certified Culinary Scientist (CCS®). Betsey is a RCA regional committee as a volunteer and is actively a Director-At-Large on the NEIFT Executive Board.



Sam Morin is a Food Technologist at Bake’n Joy Foods in the Research and Development department. She is a new addition to the team working on product development and regulatory compliance. Sam holds a B.S. in Food Science and Technology from Framingham State University.

Bay State Milling:
About Bay State Milling: Bay State Milling is a family-owned company, headquartered in Quincy, MA, with a strategic intent to support the growth of the next generation of grain-based foods in North America by providing the leading array of plant-based ingredients. Since 1899, we have proudly provided exceptional quality flour and grain products, and we continue to build on our legacy as we bring new supply chains and technologies into our realm of capabilities.

Bake’n Joy Foods, Inc.
About Bake'n Joy Foods, Inc.: Since our humble beginnings 80 years ago, Bake’n Joy has been delighting customers and consumers with our premium bakery products. The high quality of our predeposited frozen muffin and loaf cake batters, cornbread, frozen scoop batters, PanFree® options, mixes, bases, baked coffee cakes and more is unmatched in the industry.

Our annual Student Scholarships are scheduled to be awarded in April 2022!

Without our normal activities...Food Expo and Meetings...we're counting on the support of our members and guests to raise the funds to provide these important Student Support!

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