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BAC seeks input from baking industry as it lobbies federal government to address labour shortage

Baking Association of Canada joins with FBC/ABC and other Canadian food producers to lobby the federal government to address the acute labour shortage in our industries.

Canada’s food and beverage manufacturing associations launch national campaign for an Emergency Foreign Worker Program

Canada’s leading food and beverage manufacturing associations have launched a national campaign for an Emergency Foreign Worker Program to address industry’s pressing labour crisis.

Gingerbread excellence: George Brown College’s 2021 gingerbread house contest winners

George Brown College showcased a high calibre of student talent at its annual gingerbread house contest, held in person again after going virtual in 2020 during the pandemic.

First quantitative study in Sweden suggests uses for thousands of tons of bread waste

A study by Pedro Brancoli of the University of Borås in Sweden suggests bread waste would do more good for the environment and the economy if it were instead transformed into new food and other products, rather than biogas production. Phys.org reports.

CFIB and Restaurants Canada issue open letter to premiers calling for more business support amid omicron fears

The Canadian Federation of Independent Business and Restaurants Canada have issued a joint open letter to all premiers urging them to provide financial support to small businesses facing renewed lockdowns, restrictions and loss of business in the face of the omicron variant.
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Sweet: Desserts from London’s Ottolenghi

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Spotlight: Bakers Formula: Chocolate, Peanut and Caramel Yule Log

Looking for a satisfying chocolate building project? Check out this sophisticated formula for a Chocolate, Peanut and Caramel Yule Log from Chef Nicolas Dutertre of the Montreal Chocolate Academy along with tips on making this holiday favourite! » Read more...

Federal government announces financial support for tourism sector

The federal government has announced up to $67 million in funding to support Canada’s tourism and hospitality sector through the Sectoral Initiatives Program. » Read more...

For IBS, specific diets are less important than expected: study

Many sufferers of irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, avoid certain types of food and often exclude gluten. However, a large new study out of Sweden, does not show a relationship between high intake of gluten and increased IBS symptoms but instead suggests that a certain type of carbohydrate called “fodmaps” can aggravate intestinal problems. » Read more...

Get your bakery nationally recognized!

Jake the Baker announces: The Inspirational Bakery of the Year contest! Founding Sponsor Ardent Mills and Bakers Journal want to hear from bakeries all across Canada: What inspires you, in the kitchen and in your community? What sets your bakery apart? Take five minutes, jot down notes about what makes your bakery special and, when the holiday rush slows, send us your entry! » Read more...

National Supply Chain Summit announced for early 2022

Canada will hold a National Supply Chain Summit early in 2022 to address how our transportation supply chains have been significantly impacted by the global COVID-19 pandemic and recent extreme weather events. » Read more...

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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