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Industry News 

Nature’s Path acquires majority interest in Anita’s Organic Mill

Nature’s Path is expanding its portfolio of brands with a majority acquisition of Anita’s Organic Mill. Anita’s Organic Mill will retain its own distinct branding and join the Nature’s Path family of brands including Love Crunch, EnviroKidz and Que Pasa.

Bakery Showcase is back!

The Baking Association of Canada’s Bakery Showcase is set for April 10-11, 2022, in Toronto. Canada’s premier baking industry event includes a busy trade show floor, inspiring speakers and panels, demonstrations, social time and more.

Rye a better choice than wheat for weight loss Swedish study suggests

Eating whole grain rye products instead of refined wheat alternatives can provide worthwhile health benefits, say researchers at Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden.

Dairy prices set to rise in 2022

Bakers could see increases in the price of dairy products by Feb. 1, 2022, including the farm gate milk price by $0.06 per litre and an increase by an average of 8.4 per cent in the cost of milk used to make dairy products for the retail and restaurant sectors.

George Weston selling fresh and frozen bakery businesses for 1.2B

George Weston Ltd. has signed an agreement to sell its Weston Foods fresh and frozen bakery businesses to FGF Brands Inc. for $1.2 billion.
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More News 

‘Royal Kaak’ marks 175 years and royal honour

Kaak, a family-owned bakery technology company from the Netherlands, celebrates its 175th anniversary with a ‘Royal’ designation and a rebranding. » Read more...

Bimbo acquires Popcornopolis to enter snack market

Private equity firm NexPhase Capital has announced the sale of Popcornopolis to Barcel USA, the U.S. snack division of Grupo Bimbo S.A.B. de C.V. and manufacturer of leading snack brand Takis. » Read more...

Ontario to raise minimum wage to $15 an hour and raise liquor server rate to match

The Ontario government will introduce legislation that, if passed, would raise the general minimum wage from $14.35 to $15 per hour effective Jan. 1, 2022. » Read more...

3D printing layering technique increases sweetness of reduced-sugar chocolate: U of Alberta study

Researchers at the University of Alberta are using a layering technique to 3D print low-sugar chocolate that makes it taste as sweet as chocolate made using regular sugar. » Read more...

Ladurée confirms it manufactures all of its macarons in Switzerland

The CEO of the historic Ladurée brand, created in Paris in 1862, admits having sought better profitability by outsourcing the manufacture of the macarons sold in the French capital. News-in-24.com reports. » Read more...
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Bakery Showcase

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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