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Country Maid is Pleased to Announce Acquisition of Dutch Country

Country Maid, Inc. is pleased to announce its acquisition of all the assets of Dutch Country Apple Dumplings Inc. The company was founded by Andy Hamsher in Orrville, Ohio in 1987, and has fulfilled its commitment to treating customers, vendors, associates, and owners according to Christ’s example. “Country Maid is grateful that Andy has entrusted…

The Employees of Country Maid gave back in a big way this year!

The Employees of Country Maid gave back in a big way this year, by participating in the Adopt-A-Family for the Holidays program through Upper Des Moines Opportunity, Inc. – Palo Alto County Outreach Office in Emmetsburg. Forty employees from Country Maid adopted three families with nine children total. Each child had a list of what…

Country Maid to be showcased on “Manufacturing Marvels®” on The Fox Business Network®

Country Maid, makers of the famous Butter Braid® pastries have announced they will be seen on Manufacturing Marvels on The Fox Business Network. The Manufacturing Marvels production crew will be filming early September at Country Maid’s state-of-the-art, SQF certified manufacturing facility in West Bend, Iowa. They will document the production process of the company’s flagship product and the…

Country Maid Lends a Helping Hand to Children in Need

“Helping others help themselves” is the cornerstone of Country Maid’s corporate mission and was reflected in the philanthropic event held at their annual Dealer Conference this year in San Antonio, Texas. Over 75 Country Maid dealers and employees fulfilled their mission of helping others, by constructing nearly 200 stuffed animals for pediatric patients at the…

Country Maid featured on Discovery Channel’s “How It’s Made” segment featuring Butter Braid® pastries

Country Maid, makers of the famous Butter Braid® pastries was featured on Discovery Channel’s How It’s Made braided pastry segment that was aired on the Science Channel November 21, 2014 at 8 p.m. CST. The episode revealed the unique production process in manufacturing the company’s flagship product. How It’s Made takes viewers behind the scenes…

Country Maid announces air date of Discovery Channel’s “How It’s Made” segment featuring Butter Braid® pastries

Country Maid, makers of the famous Butter Braid® pastries has announced the upcoming airdate for the Discovery Channel’s How It’s Made braided pastry segment, featuring Butter Braid brand pastries. The episode will reveal the unique production process in manufacturing the company’s flagship product. The segment on Butter Braid braided pastry will air on the Science Channel/Discovery Channel November 21, 2014 at 8 p.m.…

Country Maid Achieves SQF Certification

Country Maid, Inc., makers of the famous Butter Braid® Pastries announces they have been awarded the Safe Quality Food (SQF) Certification under the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), a globally trusted, recognized, and accepted food safety and quality program. SQF certification provides assurance that the products sold by certified manufactures have passed rigorous international standards…

Governor Branstad Visits Country Maid and Tries Hand at Braiding Pastry Dough

Country Maid, makers of the famous Butter Braid® pastries hosted Governor Branstad at their state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in West Bend on Wednesday afternoon. This visit was made possible with help from the Kossuth/Palo Alto Economic Development Corporation. The Governor spent the afternoon meeting employees and learning more about the company and the products made. During…

Butter Braid Brand Family Put Smiles on the Faces of Hospitalized Kids!

The Butter Braid Brand Family partnered with Shriners Hospital For Children® for the 2014 humanitarian event. 150 goody bags were packed with toys, crafts and games for the children. Also hand-made get well cards were made for each bag. Five large totes were also donated they were filled with puzzles, books, movies, kits, balls, etc.…

Country Maid to be featured on Discovery Channels “How It’s Made”

Country Maid, makers of the famous Butter Braid® pastries, announces the selection of the company to be featured on Discovery Channel’s acclaimed How It’s Made TV program. The TV crew will be filming inside Country Maid’s state-of-the-art facility in West Bend, Iowa towards the end of May to document how a braided pastry is made.…