Just Desserts CEO Michael J. Mendes Announces Installation of Industry Leading Tonelli Mixing System

Another in a series of investments by the growing San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Just Desserts has installed a new industry leading Tonelli Planetary
Mixing System to augment the capabilities of the company’s production
bakery in Fairfield, California. The large-scale Tonelli planetary mixer
is well suited to the elevated artisan, made from scratch bakery
offerings of Just Desserts, which use organic, vegan, non-GMO, and whole

Michael J. Mendes, CEO of Just Desserts was looking for an industry
leading mixing system to support the growing company’s needs. He notes,
“We strive to produce extraordinary quality bakery offerings, and the
cornerstone of this quality starts with the exceptional blending of
premium ingredients. The Tonelli mixer is perfectly equipped to aid in
the achievement of our high quality standards.” John Wohlgemuth, Just
Desserts VP of Operations, also recognizes the mixer’s user-friendly
system interface. Wohlgemuth says, “The Tonelli mixer provides
additional structure to enable our artisan bakers to optimize the
critical timing and process flow within the mixing function, and reduces
the chance of product variability.”

The investment in the state-of-the-art Tonelli mixer is yet another in a
series of recent investments made by Just Desserts. Mendes adds, “We are
excited about these growth investments in support of our commitment to
customers and consumers.” Last year, Just Desserts opened a new 75,000
square foot production bakery on a 7-acre site in Fairfield, California.
The bakery includes an over 11,600 square foot freezer, dedicated CCOF
organic certified production area, and an on-site lab with a focus on
food safety, quality, and reliability.

About Just Desserts

Just Desserts is an artisan-inspired baking company that bakes elevated
desserts and wholesome sweet snacks. Just Desserts was founded in San
Francisco in 1974 with the promise of baking from scratch, sourcing
locally, using whole ingredients, and offering modern interpretations of
favorite American classics.

Just Desserts continues to bake with today’s consumer in mind by
offering a full range of organic, vegan, non-GMO, and whole ingredient
desserts and sweet snacks. With its state-of-the-art production bakery,
Just Desserts still bakes in the San Francisco Bay Area, but now
delivers its premium offerings to quality retailers nationwide.

For more information on Just Desserts, visit: JustDesserts.com


Just Desserts
Ana Speros, 415-780-6870