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Industry News 

Big News from Annex Business Media and the BAC

The Baking Association of Canada is pleased to announce a partnership with Annex Business Media Inc., who will be managing Canada’s largest baking trade industry expo, The Bakery Showcase, as a multi-year agreement.

IDDBA offers live webinars for September

From post-pandemic reports to addressing supply chain issues, your bakery needs to know how the current economy impacts business.

Registration opens for bakery industry through IBIEducate

IBIEducate 2021, has opened registration for the educational event for the baking industry.

Food For Life expands its product line

The baking company known for its Ezekiel lines of bread now includes low sodium and flourless options.

AMF Bakery Systems announces new Director of Customer Care

The new member joined AMF Bakery Systems as Director of Customer Care for the United States and Latin America.

Callebaut Group adds sustainable cocoa and vanilla to portfolio

The company announced adding fully sustainably sourced cocoa and vanilla across its “better-for-you” portfolio to meets its sustainable goals to preserve the future of chocolate.
Sponsored Spotlight 

Innovations in Bakery Processing

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More News 

Clearlake Capital acquires BakeMark

Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. acquired BakeMark USA, LLC from Pamplona Capital Management. » Read more...

Podcast: Hemp, Hemp, HOORAY!

Ben Carnavale of Blue Sky Ventures debunks myths about lingering THC or CBD in hemp, and talks about some delicious and nutritious applications for hemp seeds. » Listen now...

Kalsec breaks ground for new facility

The producer of spice and herb extracts celebrated the opening of its newest facility with a dedication ceremony. » Read more...

Food Day Canada celebrates old food traditions with modern technology

The day that celebrates Canadian food and its many cultures offers an interactive map where bakers can promote their wares online. » Listen now...

Flexicon expands its world headquarters

Flexicon Corporation expanded manufacturing space at their world headquarters in Bethlehem, PA. » Read more...

Puratos unveils allergen-free glaze to portfolio

Puratos’ latest innovation adds a premium golden shine to savoury and sweet baked goods, without the need for eggs or dairy. » Read more...
Sponsored Spotlight 
Annex Bookstore

The Advanced Professional Pastry Chef

Up-to-date, advanced techniques for the professional pastry chef and serious home baker.

The Advanced Professional Pastry Chef brings up-to-date coverage of the latest baking and pastry techniques to a new generation of pastry chefs. This book covers advanced material and – like chef Bo’s classic The Professional Pastry Chef: Fundamentals of Baking and Pastry, Fourth Edition – contains contemporary information to meet the needs of today’s pastry kitchen. » Shop now

Bakery Showcase 2022

April 10 – April 11, 2022
Mississauga, ON
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IBIE 2022

September 17 - September 21, 2022
Las Vegas, NV
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