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Bakers Innovation Day

Get inspired with the “Inspirational Bakery” story podcasts!

Founding Sponsor Ardent Mills joins “On The Rise” to celebrate bakeries like Raven Rising, the Portofino Bakery and last year’s Jake the Baker winner, St. Joseph Bakery to discuss what inspires the judges to pick a winner for the Inspirational Bakery contest. These bakery stories may inspire you to enter today:

Are you ready for Innovation Day?

Listen to Justine Martin, the keynote speaker who will talk about her television appearances and learn how to leverage your bakery for post-pandemic recovery.

BAC restructuring

Recent changes in the baking industry has led to the Baking Association of Canada to re-define its structure.

FoodChain ID offers online food safety courses

These self-directed, virtual, on-demand training courses feature a range of topics in food safety, auditing and risk assessment.

IDDBA cancels 2021 trade show

The safety of attendees and exhibitors were cited as the reason behind this decision, and the association offers refunds or a chance to use exhibition space in 2022.

Danone joins Canada Plastics Pact

Danone is reinforcing its resolve to make 100 per cent of its packaging recyclable, reusable or compostable by 2025.

Munson unveils new Rotary Continuous Mixer

The new mixer boasts of uniformly mixing bulk ingredients in one to two minutes residence time (average), at low cost per volume of material blended.
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Cargill invests in microbiome research for digestive health

The investment marks the company’s latest effort to harness its expertise and knowledge in nutrition for clients’ interests in “gut health.” » Read more...

Kaak Group introduces Silowacht to its vertical integration plants

The Kaak Group added Silowacht to its streamlining process, by including vertical integration a part of its process. » Read more...

International flair for Canadian bannock

Canadian Indigenous bread like bannock gets a makeover at the hands of Ginger Auger » Read more...

HERZA Schokolade offers organic product line

As more consumers are looking for sugar free or sugar-reduced options, many look to natural options. » Read more...

COVID-19 relief funding for bakeries across Canada

Bonny Koabel CPA, CGA, of AKR Consulting Canada in Mississauga, Ont., has provided several useful links with information about COVID-19 relief funding for small businesses across Canada. » Read more...

New project services manager for RBS

Reading Bakery Systems (RBS), manufacturers of snack production systems, has announced the promotion of Shane Hanlon to Manager, Project Services. » Read more...

Bakers Virtual Innovation Day

April 19, 2021 1:00pm EST
Featuring keynote speaker, Justine Martin, 2020’s Cake Designer of the Year. Learn how to spot opportunities in a shifting landscape.
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