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ABA, BAC partner on education and training

The American Bakers Association (ABA) and the Baking Association of Canada (BAC) have announced a partnership focused on developing the technical baking skills of their members’ workforces. The partnership will open up ABA’s highly regarded Bakers Manufacturing Academy training programs to members of the BAC.

Artisan Bakery Expo and Pizza Expo 2022 offer discount to Canadians

Registration for the International Pizza Expo and Artisan Bakery Expo is open and organizers are offering a special rate for Canadian operators looking to attend the annual convention that celebrates the dynamic business of pizza March 22-24.

New immigration plan to fill labour market shortages and grow Canada’s economy

The Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship has tabled a new Immigration Levels Plan that aims to ensure Canada has the workers it needs to fill critical labour market gap.

ADM releases 2022 alternative protein outlook

New products will be heavily influenced by the seven emerging trends, ADM suggests in its new report forecasting alternative protein trends. These include the continued development of new protein sources, the introduction of varying product formats and a redoubled commitment to sustainable practices.
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Bakery Showcase

Video preview: Refresh your bakery business at Bakery Showcase 2022!

Bakery Showcase 2022 is set for April 10-11 at Toronto’s Congress Centre! Canada’s national baking industry event – featuring a bustling trade show and conference will feature an exciting lineup of inspirational speakers, education sessions, competitions and demonstrations. It’s the only show like it in Canada, a one-stop shop for making connections and the best way for your bakery business to get refreshed and up to date on trends! » Watch video...
Chocolate Champion

Chocolate Champion

Canada’s Chocolate Master Nishant Amin aims to inspire those managing diabetes to excel. Read about Amin’s competition experience as he prepares to represent Canada at the Cacao Barry World Chocolate Masters in Paris in October. » Read more...
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Performance Innovation. Defining the Future.

Handtmann ideas for the future embodies a core belief that listening is essential to the productive collaboration that turns a customer’s concept into their bakery success.

Whether adapting a traditional bakery product, developing a new, healthier, or more convenient option, or integrating our equipment into a larger solution, the ability of skillful Handtmann specialists to use customer time efficiently and work effectively in a group adds value.

Throughout the food processing industry our Handtmann reputation has been built on future proof technologies, application excellence and dependable business commitments.

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Recent Canadian food-service trends in consumer habits: NPD Group

The omicron wave and the return of restrictions hampered restaurant visits in Canada in 2021, flattening the recovery curve for the fourth quarter, according to a report by research firm NPD Group. » Read more...

Inspirational Bakery of the Year Contest closes March 1: Enter now!

It's time to send us your entry or nominate another bakery for the Inspirational Bakery of the Year Contest, presented by Jake the Baker! The deadline to enter is March 1, 2022, 12 a.m. EST. » Read more...

London, Ont.’s International Bakery to close its doors after 67 years

International Bakery, which has been supplying London, Ont., residents with breads, cakes and Italian food delicacies for 67 years, will close its doors Feb. 26. The London Free Press reports. » Read more...

Ontario offering free training for food and beverage careers

The Ontario government is providing almost $1 million to Food and Beverage Ontario to provide 600 job seekers with training, mentorship and job placements with local employers in baking, food science and food production and processing. » Read more...
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Changing consumer perspectives around packaging and food waste

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Bakery Showcase 2022

April 10-11, 2022
Mississauga, ON
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