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La fourmi bionique earns B Corp and Women Owned certifications

La fourmi bionique, a Quebec-based manufacturer of granola cereals, mueslis and snacks made with mostly local, fair trade and organic ingredients, has been granted the B Corp certification, which is given to companies that meet the highest standards of social and environmental performance, transparency and accountability.

Julien’s Bakery of Chester, N.S., to close after 33 years

Didier Julien and Laura Mulrooney, owners of Julien’s Bakery in Chester, N.S., announced the closure of the bakery after 33 years of operation.

Small-batch N.L. chocolate company receives provincial grant for marketing and production

A small business that began as an idea and involved a lot of chocolate tasting has grown into Newfoundland and Labrador’s first bean-to-bar chocolate company. Support from the provincial government will help Mount Pearl company Jacobean Studio Inc. bolster its marketing and production initiatives.

Join the National Cupcake Day celebrations and do something sweet for animals in need

National Cupcake Day is coming up on Feb. 28 and the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society invites you to take part in this sweet annual fundraising event that focuses attention and support on animals in need.
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Bakery Showcase

Bakery Showcase offers exciting speakers, demonstrations and panels to help your business thrive

Bakery Showcase will take place April 10-11, 2022, in Toronto. The Baking Association of Canada welcomes the industry to Canada’s premier baking industry event – the largest and only baking industry business-to-business trade show and conference produced in Canada.
Register now to connect with the industry and enjoy speakers, demonstrations and booths jam-packed with information and ideas for your bakery!
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Fruit Temptations

Fruit temptations

Karen Barr talks with three chefs crafting innovative fruit-forward desserts. Learn what Das Lokal restaurant in Ottawa, The Happy Bakers, in Etobicoke, Ont., and Manoir Hovey, in North Hatley, Que., are serving to sweeten their customers’ experience. » Read more...
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Single-use plastics prohibition: Baking Association requests comments

The Baking Association of Canada encourages members to provide feedback regarding the new Single-Use Plastics Prohibition Regulations, the accompanying Regulatory Impact Analysis Statement, and the draft Guidance for Selecting Alternatives. The BAC will be addressing and commenting on the proposed regulations by the end of the comment period (March 5, 2022). » Read more...

George Brown’s CHCA updates plans for 2022, including new programs in International Cuisine and Butchery

George Brown College’s Centre for Hospitality and Culinary Arts has announced plans for labs reopening, resumption of field trips, on-campus events and construction projects at its facilities. Plans include development of two approved postgraduate programs in International Cuisine and Butchery. » Read more...

Hobart to give away custom-designed mixer at Pizza Expo 2022

Commercial food equipment manufacturer Hobart will once again host a mixer giveaway at the International Pizza Expo, which takes place alongside the Artisan Bakery Expo in Las Vegas, March 22–24. » Read more...

Mecatherm industrial system produces hybrid of classic and artisan-style baguettes

Mecatherm has launched the Authentik Baguette, a recipe and industrial system that allows manufacturers to offer a product positioned midway between the classic baguette and the artisan-style baguette. » Read more...

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