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Edmonton bakers see growing demand for butter


April 2, 2014
By Liane Faulder Edmonton Journal

April 2, 2014, Edmonton – Butter is enjoying a renaissance, with slow but steady growth in
consumption, and an increasingly rosy image thanks to celebrity chef
endorsements and a surge in home baking. Statistics Canada notes that
yearly per capita butter consumption has jumped from 5.7 pounds in 1997
to 6.4 pounds in 2011, an increase of roughly 12 per cent.

April 2, 2014, Edmonton – Butter is enjoying a renaissance, with slow but steady growth in
consumption, and an increasingly rosy image thanks to celebrity chef
endorsements and a surge in home baking. Statistics Canada notes that
yearly per capita butter consumption has jumped from 5.7 pounds in 1997
to 6.4 pounds in 2011, an increase of roughly 12 per cent. | READ MORE