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ECD BakeWATCH® Launches CakeOMETER™ for Consistent, Repeatable Cake Baking Results

Posted on Apr 05, 2022

New Thermal Measurement Device Leverages Innovative Design to Secure In-Oven Batter to Cake Temperature Profilesfor Repeatabilityand Quality Assurance

March 31, 2022 – ECD BakeWATCH® today announced the latest innovation in its range of sensor devices for the commercial and artisan baking industries. With a unique fixture design, ECD’s new CakeOMETER™ tool resolves the dilemma of accurate temperature sensor placement and stability within cake batter, allowing cake bakeries of all sizes to generate reliable in-oven temperature data for high-quality, repeatable cake production.

“CakeOMETER is a market-first,“ shares ECD Baking Product Manager, Ray Pearce. “The ability to reliably capture cake temperature transformation in the oven is a breakthrough for the cake baking industry. While there is certainly an art to baking a cake, leveraging oven time and temperature data, along with the impact of ingredient variation, lends more precision and quality assurance for high yield production.”

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ECD’s Tara Fischer Assumes Sole Leadership Position, Celebrates Company’s Transformative Year

Posted on Feb 08, 2021

Long-time Staff Member and Customer-Focused Executive Shapes New Business Model as ECD President

February 8, 2021 – ECD today announced that 26-year staffer, Tara Fischer, is now the exclusive owner and President of the company, a move that was finalized in late 2020. Since 2015, Fischer has co-owned ECD with a former employee, but now has complete oversight of all business strategy and activities. Backed by a knowledgeable and experienced leadership team, she has worked alongside ECD’s more than 150 global employees and distribution partners during the past several months to fundamentally transform the business approach, setting it on a course for even greater success in traditional and emerging markets.

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Guest feature on BAKERpedia - Final Proofing: A Key Thermal Step

Posted on Jul 24, 2019

Final proofing is an essential thermal step in the baking process. Just like oven baking, proofing can also be impacted by certain variables such as time, temperature and relative humidity. Too much or too little of any of these inputs can result in sub-par results. Learn more about ensuring these key factors are balanced and what kinds of tools you can use to track humidity and product temperature for the best outcomes.

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Guest feature on BAKERpedia - Baking Better Gluten-free Products

Posted on Jun 25, 2019

If you’re like most baking professionals, the market move toward gluten-free hasn’t been lost on you. For both medical and general wellness reasons, many consumers are making the switch from wheat-based products to gluten-free. But, bakers beware: producing gluten-free baked goods is not a plug-and-play situation. In other words, you simply cannot substitute gluten-free ingredients for traditional ingredients and expect great results. In order to effectively capitalize on the gluten-free opportunity, modifications to bake times, product optimization and oven management are key.

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Guest feature on BAKERpedia - The Secret to Baking Crackers

Posted on Mar 26, 2019

How do your crackers stack up? Check out this informative guide to cracker ingredients, baking considerations and tips for tools that can help cracker bakers optimize the process for improved yields. ECD’s resident baking and thermal process expert, Ray Pearce, shares the inside scoop. Trust us, the info. is all it’s cracked up to be!

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