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2012 About.com Charlotte Readers' Choice Award Winners

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The Best Bakery in Charlotte
2012 About.com Charlotte Readers' Choice Award Winners
Our readers voted, and the "Best Bakery in Charlotte" is: Sunflour Baking Company!

"We are very grateful to be voted best bakery in the About Charlotte awards. Since we are only 17 months old, it is a wonderful accolade that helps us through all the hard work it takes in those first few years to get a business going. Our neighborhood and city has been very good to us and been patient through all of the growing pains of a artisan bakery’s first months. This means so much to us to be appreciated by our customers as much as we appreciate them!" - Debbie Bartok, owner

-From the Sunflour Baking Company website-
At Sunflour, all of our products are made from scratch. Our breads are made from a natural wild yeast starter that gives a complex flavor profile. Our croissants, breads, and pastries are made using a three-day fermentation process that is time consuming, but worth it. The ingredients we use are organic and our vendors are local whenever possible. The basis for our being is the flour. The organic wheat kernels are freshly milled at Lindley Mills in Graham, North Carolina to allow us the best product available. Our butter, eggs, and buttermilk are from Cackleberry Farm in Concord. Our honey is from Charlotte Very Local Honey in our neighborhood of Elizabeth. The distinctly flavorful craft jams in our baked goods are from Hazel’s Jams in the Commonwealth neighborhood. The coffee we serve is fair trade and organic from Counter Culture in Durham.

Be sure to check out the winners of 10 other categories in the About.com Charlotte 2012 Readers' Choice Awards. Congratulations to all of our winners and finalists!

The other finalists in this category were: Amelie's French Bakery, Suarez Bakery, Tizzerts and Nona's Sweets.

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