Taylor Made Gluten Free Bakery up for sale, employees and nonprofit to split proceeds

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It was her birthday but it’s the community and her employees who get the gifts.  The sale of a business usually benefits the owner, but in a unique twist, Denise Fries announced that she was seeking a new owner to take her business nationwide – and that she will be giving 50% of the proceeds to her current employees and donating 50% to the Community Foundation of The Brazos Valley to establish The Taylor Fund for Celiac Disease Initiatives.  Her then 11 year old daughter Taylor suffered for years with digestive problems, headaches and fatigue, when she was finally diagnosed with Celiac Disease which meant a life-long gluten free diet, but there were no good gluten free options in restaurants and grocery stores.  Fries set out to learn everything she could about Gluten intolerance and to educate the community.  With help from Texas A&M University’s Department of Nutrition and Food…

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