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Deli Market News Features Wake-N-Bagel

Deli Market News wrote a feature on Wake-N-Bagel, and how we debuted our new packaging and Raisin-Cinnamon Flavor at the Winter Fancy Food Show in Las Vegas.

Check out excerpts from the article by Lilian Diep below and read the whole article HERE.

“Wake-N-Bagel’s thaw-and-bake frozen line is made from a family recipe with over 27 years of success in the retail and wholesale bakery Little Shop of Bagels in Ashland, Oregon. The women-owned company brings the experience of fresh, authentic bagels into home kitchens.”

“Our new packaging went over great. With its smaller footprint on freezer shelves and the same contents inside, it’s a win-win for customers and retailers,” Angelina tells Deli Market News. “Our new Raisin-Cinnamon flavor received a lot of positive feedback from those who sampled them. Many people told us things like, ‘Great packaging,’ ‘Great chew,’ and ‘Love the name.’”

As noted in the release, the newly revamped retailer-friendly packaging is shorter to enable more options for placement on freezer shelves. Wake-N-Bagel products are found in the frozen section of retailers such as Whole Foods, Metropolitan Markets, and Market of Choice stores in Oregon and Washington. They can also be found as far away as Hong Kong, in City Super stores.”

Veg Out Magazine Includes Wake-N-Bagel in Product Round Up

Veg Out Magazine found Wake-N-Bagel at the Winter Fancy Food Show in Las Vegas and they loved that three of our four flavors are vegan!

Our bagels also contain organic and high quality ingredients. Nothing but the best!

You can find the link to their article HERE.

32 New Vegan Products We Discovered at the Winter Fancy Food Show

“Keep your eyes peeled for these new products!

With food and product expos back in full swing, we’re here to keep you updated on what’s hot and new on the vegan scene! Earlier this week, we attended the 2022 Winter Fancy Food Show in Las Vegas and got a sneak peek at some buzzworthy products that just launched or are about to launch very soon. Without further ado, here’s a list of 32 new vegan products we discovered at the Winter Fancy Food Show.”

Frozen Bagels


“From Francesca’s Little Shop of Bagels comes this innovative frozen bagel brand, Wake-N-Bagel. Whenever you want a fresh-baked bagel, just grab one from your freezer, bake it, deck it out in your favorite toppings, and enjoy! The Plain, Onion, and Hiker (Everything) varieties are all 100% vegan.”

NOSH Includes Wake-N-Bagel in Round up of NEW Products at Winter Fancy Food Show

We attended the first in-person food trade show in 2 years and it was great to see people in person again!

NOSH included our Wake-N-Bagels in their write-up of new products at the show.

We have introduced a NEW Flavor, Raisin Cinnamon and new packaging!

“With over 1,000 brands exhibiting at this year’s Winter Fancy Foods show, there was a wide range of new products on display from plant-based protein alternatives to better-for-you indulgent treats. As we reported earlier this week, many exhibitors were eager to discuss the unique and often environmentally-conscious supply networks that helped create these new innovations. Check out the roundup below for a selection of notable new products spotted during this year’s show.”

“Thaw-and-bake bagel line Wake-N-Bagel launched its third flavor, Raisin-Cinnamon, alongside upgraded “retailer-friendly” packaging at this year’s Fancy Food show. The new flavor joins a lineup of Plain, Onion, and Hiker-Everything in the frozen section of retailers such as Whole Foods, Metropolitan Markets and Market of Choice stores across Oregon and Washington. According to the company, the new pack enables more options for placement in the frozen aisle.”

Check out their article HERE.

Hot Commodity

We were front page news on Friday’s edition of the Ashland Daily Tidings, and were also featured in the Medford Mail Tribune!

Reporter Sarah Lemon writes an excellent article about our frozen Wake-N-Bagels. She also covers our Little Shop of Bagels storefront in Ashland, the pandemic and the challenges it brought, as well as news about the NEW stores we are going into! (Market of Choice statewide, Metropolitan Markets in Washington, and Whole Foods in the Pacific Northwest)

Check it out HERE 🙂

Wake-N-Bagel in all Market of Choice Stores!

We have an exciting Announcement! Our Wake-N-Bagels are now available in all Market of Choice stores throughout Oregon! Look for us in the freezer aisle in your favorite Market of Choice. Check out all of their locations here!

Featured in Article for SFA Feed

Recently we were interviewed by Tanya Henry of the Specialty Food Association for their SFA Feed Newsletter. You can read about us and our Mother-Daughter Wake-N-Bagel team as well as another Father-Son team:

Parent, Child Teams Launch Food Businesses

Happy Reading!

Wake-N-Bagel Wins 2 Sofi Awards!

We’re a little late to share this, but we are happy to share that we won TWO 2020 Sofi Awards from the Specialty Food Association!

We submitted our frozen Hiker-Everything bagels to the judges, and it won Gold in the Breads Category- as well as winning Best New Product, also in the Breads Category.

You can see all of the 2020 winners here on the Specialty Food Association website.

Fresh Out Of The Oven

Baking and Snack Magazine featured us in their March issue’s Product Spotlight!

Take a look at the article here!

Wake-N-Bagel Changes The Bakery Section

Deli Market News found us at the Winter Fancy Food Show and wrote a great article about Wake-N-Bagel!

“With the demand for convenience and high-quality products still high, Wake ~N~ Bagel exceeds expectations with its innovative approach to the freezer aisle.”

Thanks, Lilian Diep for trying our bagels and featuring us in the bakery news section! And we love the product graphics!

Elevator Talk with NOSH

NOSH’s Elevator Talk interview series caught up with Angelina McClean, Vice President of Wake-N-Bagel at the Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco to learn more about their products and mission.

Check out the video interview here!

“Angelina McClean is the Vice President of Wake-N-Bagel, a frozen bagel brand that’s bringing the bagel shop experience to home kitchens. The company is targeting natural food consumers and specialty shoppers that want fresh baked bagels without spending hours in the kitchen. Although the brand is just a few months old, the company Little Shop of Bagels has been in the retail and wholesale business for over 25 years, providing ample capacity to grow. Currently its frozen line includes three flavors and is available in the Pacific Northwest region, with plans to expand into California.”