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Canadian farm gate milk and butter support prices to increase effective Sept. 1

The Canadian Dairy Commission will increase the farmgate price of milk and the support price for butter for the second time in 2022 in response to a request from the Dairy Farmers of Canada for an increase due to inflation.

Canada’s single-use plastics ban singles out food service, says Restaurants Canada

The federal government has published final regulations to prohibit single-use plastics including check-out bags, cutlery, food-service ware made from or containing hard-to-recycle plastics, ring carriers, stir sticks and straws (with some exceptions).

U.S. franchise Duck Donuts opens location in Burlington, Ont.

Duck Donuts, known for serving made-to-order doughnuts, has opened its first Canadian location in Burlington, Ont.

Kellogg to separate into 3 companies

Kellogg Company plans to separate its North American cereal and plant-based foods businesses, via tax-free spin-offs, resulting in three independent public companies: Global Snacking Co., North America Cereal Co. and Plant Co.

BAC B.C. Chapter scholarship awarded to VIU student

Hannah Palmer, a student in Vancouver Island University’s baking and pastry arts program, has been awarded the Baking Association of Canada’s B.C. Chapter scholarship of $1,000.
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The sweet life

The sweet life

Within the industry there are murmurs that candy making is a lost art. This is not true. Karen Barr reports that across Canada new shops are opening, as talented candy makers share their joy in crafting the perfect confections. » Read more...
Bakers Journal TV June 16, 2022

Video: Bakers Journal TV June 16, 2022

In this edition, editor Colleen Cross reports on a new Chef of the Year at the first Canadian Pizza Summit West, a new plant-protein facility for Lethbridge, Alta., and the Tiptree World Bread Awards are accepting entries. » Watch video...

Quebec’s maple syrup producers report 211M pounds of maple syrup produced in 2022

Groupe AGÉCO’s annual survey of maple producers indicates they set a new production record with this year’s harvest, at 211,295,669 pounds of maple syrup. That averages to a yield of 4.26 pounds per tap in 2022. » Read more...

BAC Ontario Chapter golfs to support baking student scholarships

The Ontario Chapter of the Baking Association of Canada had a great turnout and a sunny day for its annual golf tournament to raise funds to support scholarships for students in baking and pastry programs. » Read more...

Newest in new products

Gluten-free and keto-friendly flavoured whipped creams, a new check weigher and a marketing and customer-service platform. You’ll find these and more bakery-specific products, equipment and services in our Products section. » Check it out!

Bakery owner launches The Lactation Cookie Company

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. » 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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