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Industry News 

Bakery Showcase 2020 postponed

(REPEAT) The Bakery Showcase for 2020 has been postponed. CEO and president of the Baking Association of Canada released the following statement in light of the Coronavirus and the association’s decision to ‘flatten the curve.’

Jake the Baker contest deadline extended

If you haven’t already entered the Jake the Baker contest, you have even more time to polish your story and send us your entry.

New Government loans and support for small businesses

Emergency Business Accounts and Small and Medium-Sized Business loans are among some forms of financial aid for businesses hit by COVID-19.

Ontario Minister of Finance’s new tabled measures

Ontario’s Minister of Finance tabled several measures to assist residents impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Province of Ontario launches ‘Stop The Spread’ hotline

The province of Ontario has launched a toll-free line to provide support to businesses who have questions about the province’s recent emergency order to close at-risk workplaces.
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Rogers Sugar reassures its customers

The corporation issued a statement stating that it is “taking all possible measures to ensure the health and welfare of its employees at all of its facilities.” » Read more

Rapid online order-and-delivery program set-up

With dine-in experiences shut down for nearly every bakery and café in the country, Paytronix has rolled out a way for restaurants to stand-up an online order and delivery program in just a few days. » Read more

Food service providers "essential service"

The Government of Ontario provided a list of companies that are considered “essential services” and food service industries are among them. » Read more

RC requests rent relief for food industry

The association asked all provincial governments to take evictions 'off the table' until funding solutions are in place. » Read more

How to apply for financial relief

Many bakeries, café and restaurants were hit by the COVID-19 pandemic; many businesses might be eligible for financial relief. » Read more
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2020 Bread Symposium postponed

Rather than attempting to reschedule for a later date this year, the uncertain outlook has led the symposium’s organizers to move the entire event to 2021. » Read more...

Crisis preparedness and your bakery

Many businesses fear extreme debt and closure in the wake of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantines. » Read more...

AMF announces new director of sales

AMF Bakery Systems announced Guillaume Joly, previously global business development manager, will transition to the role of director of sales for U.S. and Canada. » Read more...

Puratos reassures its customers

Puratos issued a statement to support bakeries and the broader food system during this unprecedented crisis. » Read more...