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Canadian cake artists clean up at first American Cake Awards

Canada can be proud as Justine Martin, owner of Sudbury’s Guilty Pleasures Bakeshop, was named Rising Star of Canada, while Sona Karapetyan of LiMa cakes in Toronto was recognized as the top Wedding Cake Artist at the inaugural American Cake Awards, held April 30 in Miami.

Ancient grains conference set for July 20 in Minnesota

In July the Northern Crops Institute will hold its first Ancient Grains Conference, which aims to provide an educational setting to explore the characteristics and uses of ancient grains.

Denise Lee new Director of Food and Nutrition Policy for BAC

The Baking Association of Canada is delighted to announce the hiring of Denise Lee as Director of Food and Nutrition Policy.

A shrinking fraction of the world’s major crops goes to feed the hungry, with more used for nonfood purposes

Rising competition for many of the world’s important crops is sending increasing amounts toward uses other than directly feeding people, including making biofuels and converting crops into processing ingredients and selling them to countries that can afford to pay for them.
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Bakers Journal TV

Bakers Journal TV May 11, 2022

In this edition, Editor Colleen Cross reports on the expansion of the Upcycled Certified program into Canada, a yeast-free pizza dough developed by scientists in Italy and the upcoming Canadian Pizza Summit West! This edition is brought to you by California Raisins and Peanut Bureau of Canada. » Check it out!
Mark Dyck

Why I bake

The joy of the craft multiplied by the joy of feeding the people he cares about is an equation that works for baker and podcaster Mark Dyck. Read more about why he bakes! » Read more...

First Michelin Guide Toronto to publish in fall 2022

Toronto restaurants and cafés will have a chance to earn prestigious Michelin Stars as the internationally recognized Michelin Guide comes to Canada and makes its first stop in the city. » Read more...

BAC B.C. Chapter golf tournament set for June 22

The B.C. BAC Chapter will host its golf tournament this year at Newlands Golf & Country Club in Langley, B.C., on June 22. » Read more...

BAC Ontario Chapter golf tournament set for June 14

The Ontario BAC Chapter will host its golf tournament this year at The Club at Bond Head in Beeton, Ont., on June 14. » Read more...

Register now for Canadian Pizza Summit West!

If you are curious about Canadian pizza trends or have a pizza maker on staff who longs to compete, join us at Pizza Summit West in Burnaby, B.C., at host and Platinum Sponsor, Snow Cap Enterprises on Monday, June 6! » Register now...

General Mills to acquire pizza-crust business TNT Crust

General Mills will acquire TNT Crust, a manufacturer of frozen pizza crusts for regional and national U.S. pizza chains, food service distributors, and retail outlets. » Read more...

IBIE 2022

Sept. 17-21, 2022
Las Vegas, Nev.
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Bakery Showcase 2023

May 14-15, 2023
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