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Industry News 

Only two weeks left to the Inspirational Bakery Contest!

Founding Sponsor Ardent Mills wants to find Canada’s winning entry for the Inspirational Bakery contest. Share your bakery’s origin story: there’s only two weeks left to the contest. Enter today:

Are you ready for Innovation Day?

From bakery experts to helpful financial advice, Innovation Day features the best in the baking industry. Register today for the April 19th virtual event.

IBA postponed to 2023

The organizers for IBA, announced that they are postponing the international baking industry trade show to 2023.

Optima wins silver in International FoodTec Prize

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

Humanity Bakeries invests in Quebec’s specialized bakeries

A group of investors announced the creation of Humanity Bakeries Inc., a Quebec-based investment platform focusing on Quebec’s specialized bakery and pastry industry.
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Innovation Day

Four days left to register for a FREE event!

On April 19, at 1:00pm EST Bakers Journal introduces a free online event: Innovation Day brings Canada’s top experts in the field of baking and funding to you. With a tap of your phone, a click on your computer, and the country’s best baking experts lend their knowledge for free.

What to expect:

• Insights in to the future of the baking industry
• Eye-catching demonstration videos
• Advice on funding and getting grants
• Learn how to pivot your business when the landscape shifts

Join keynote speaker Justine Martin, award-winning cake decorator, and watch a great video of Kymm St-Amour demonstrating sourdough shaping techniques from “Khaos Artisan Kitchen”. They pivoted their business and can share you will survive and thrive in the upcoming year.

Save the date: April 19th, at 1:00pm EST. We’ll have the latest information about funding, baking trends and the latest developments in “making dough.”

This event is free to enrol! Click HERE to sign up!
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COVID-19 government financial programs: 2021 update

One year after the COVID-19 pandemic changed the restaurant industry dramatically, pizzerias, restaurants, bakery/cafes and other hospitality businesses are still dealing with the challenge of restrictions and the financial fallout. » Read more...

SAIT ranks as ‘number one’ hospitality school in Canada

The Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) has been recognized for the sixth consecutive year, by CEOWORLD Magazine as the number one hospitality school in Canada. » Read more...

New sales experts for ChocXO

ChocXO, the Canadian, 100 per cent organic, low sugar and keto-friendly chocolate company announced new experienced sales veterans will join the team. » Read more...

New Director of Systems Engineering for NCC Automated Systems

NCC Automated Systems has named John French as Director of Systems Engineering. » Read more...
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Annex Bookstore

The Redpath Canadian Bake Book

From one of Canada’s oldest and most recognized food brands, Redpath Sugar (committed to producing quality products for Canadians since 1854), comes a baking bible filled with over 200 recipes perfect for every home baker and any occasion.

Redpath Sugar has been a staple in kitchens all across Canada since 1854, supporting cooks and bakers nation-wide for more than 160 years. In this, their first full cookbook, they share more than 200 recipes that showcase and celebrate the many distinct (and delicious!) culinary traditions of Canada. This cookbook offers recipes for everything from cookies, brownies, muffins, cakes, pies, and frostings, as well as recipes for holiday goodies, puddings, jams, and candies to be eaten and enjoyed year-round. From Cinnamon-Spice Haystacks to Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies; Chinese Egg Tarts to Double Chocolate Brownies; and Zesty Lemon Curd to Chocolate-Orange Babka, this baking book has it all.

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Givaudan rebrands its portfolio

Givaudan Taste & Wellbeing “strategically realigned” its portfolio to reflect more sustainable and nutritional values that consumers value. » Read more...

PROCESS EXPO announces new dates

PROCESS EXPO, The food and beverage processing and packaging industry trade show has announced new dates and halls for the 2021 event. » Read more...

Ardent Mills launches Net Carb Flour Blend

Ardent Mills announced the launch of its Keto Certified Net Carb Flour Blend, a net carb flour blend for keto and low net carb baked applications. » Read more...

DuraShield offers clean-label shelf-life extenders

Kalsec®, a global producer of food protection ingredients for the food industry, introduces DuraShield™ Antimicrobial Natural Food Protection Blends. » 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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