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Award Baking International

We are taking our business to the next levels via inc. dist. and G.P. (Please refer to the comment in the "referred by" section to see why I'm reapplying)

  • Stage $1M in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Food and Beverage
  • Location New Germany, MN, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded October 1973
  • Employees 24
  • Incorporation Type S-corp
  • Website oblaten.com

Company Summary

We manufacturer and sell high-end dessert products. We are the exclusive US producer of The Original Carlsbad Oblaten and Kenny B's Biscottini. These products are authentic European recipes brought to the US decades ago by immigrants. Our customers range from mothers and health-conscious people looking for a healthy dessert or snack that tastes great, to those looking for unique high-quality holiday/special gifts and everyday consumption.


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    After college, Mr. Kraft held several management positions with Montgomery Ward. He then purchased and operated several franchised consumer service facility operations in the Twin Cities for 22 years. The past 17 years he has co-owned and operated Award Baking International, d.b.a. for Kenny B's Cookie Company.

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    Tom Laughlin
    Director of Production and R&D

    Mr. Laughlin has 22 years experience in the food and beverage industry with positions in operations, R&D, sales and marketing. He managed businesses for General Mills for over a decade including Betty Crocker Desserts. He spent the last 14 years operating a leadership and management development consulting firm.

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    Darin Flaherty
    Plant Manager

    30 years experience in operations and production management with companies including Upsher-Smith Labs., Amerilab Tech., and Waymouth Farms


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    Rod Aho- Boyum & Barenscheer
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    Paul Plunkett, Larkin-Hoffman

Previous Investors

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    Mr. Greg Mikkelson
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    Mr. Norm Domholt