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Bakery Showcase

Bakery Showcase is back!

The Baking Association of Canada is pleased to announce the next Bakery Showcase will take place April 10-11, 2022, in Toronto. The BAC looks forward once again to welcoming the industry at that time to Canada’s premier baking industry event – the largest and only baking industry business-to-business trade show and conference produced in Canada.

Ontario lifts capacity limits in bakeries and restaurants as part of new reopening plan

The Ontario government lifted capacity limits in the vast majority of settings where proof of vaccination is required, such as restaurants, bars and other food or drink establishments as part of a gradual plan to lift remaining public health and workplace safety measures by March 2022.

Increased consumption of whole grains could significantly reduce impact of type 2 diabetes, study suggests

Increased consumption of whole grain foods could significantly reduce the incidence of type 2 diabetes and the costs associated with its treatment in Finland, according to a recent study by the University of Eastern Finland and the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare whose findings were published in Nutrients.

Food-colouring manufacturer GNT to open major new facility in North Carolina

GNT, manufacturer of Exberry Coloring Foods, will open a 49-acre facility in Gaston County, just outside of Charlotte, N.C, that expands the company’s North American operations.

‘Nourishment for the whole self’ among ADM’s next big consumer trends

Nutrition company ADM’s second annual list of global consumer trends includes nourishment for the whole self, microbiome as the root of wellness and plant-based lifestyles.
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Sweet: Desserts from London’s Ottolenghi

Sweet is entirely filled with delicious baked goods, desserts, and confections starring Ottolenghi’s signature flavor profiles and ingredients including fig, rose petal, saffron, orange blossom, star anise, pistachio, almond, cardamom, and cinnamon. A baker’s dream, Sweet features simple treats such as Chocolate, Banana, and Pecan cookies and Rosemary Olive Oil Orange Cake, alongside recipes for showstopping confections such as Cinnamon Pavlova with Praline Cream and Fresh Figs and Flourless Chocolate Layer Cake with Coffee, Walnut, and Rosewater. » FIND OUT MORE
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Winners of SIAL Alizés awards announced

SIAL has announced the winners of its Alizés awards / Les Prix Alizés which celebrate excellence and resilience in the Canadian agri-food industry. » Read more...

IGD convenes industry on harmonized environment labelling

The Institute of Grocery Distribution, known as IGD, has kicked off a new workstream on environment labelling, to mobilize food and consumer goods businesses to develop a harmonized solution that the whole sector can get behind. » Read more...

Winners of the Canadian Pizza Virtual Competitions announced at Canadian Pizza Summit

At the Canadian Pizza Summit for pizzeria operators, the winners of the virtual pizza competitions for best photo, best pizza kit and best pizza recipe were revealed. Learn the results. » Read more...

Ricardo Media and Lallemand Baking partner to reach consumer market

Lallemand Baking has introduced a baker’s yeast for the Canadian consumer market under the Ricardo brand and founded on a partnership between Lallemand Baking, Ricardo Media and Sobeys. » Read more...

NSF International presents virtual training on Canadian ingredient labelling and food safety leadership

In November, NSF International will present virtual training programs on Canadian ingredient labelling and HACCP food safety leadership. » Read more...

Baking for a Living

Nov. 1-4, 2021
Ladysmith, B.C.
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Restaurants Canada Show 2022

Feb. 27-March 1, 2022
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Bakery Showcase 2022

April 10 – April 11, 2022
Mississauga, ON
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