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Unlocking new uses and health benefits of wheat

Although only about 10 per cent of the Canadian population suffers from gluten sensitivity, approximately 30 per cent of Canadians say they avoid consuming wheat products. For the wheat industry, that means it’s critical to strengthen wheat’s image by creating new products with additional health benefits and cleaner labels. Food in Canada reports.

Canada announces front-of-package nutrition labelling

Health Canada is introducing new nutrition labelling regulations for packaged foods requiring a symbol on the front of packages indicating that a food is high in saturated fat, sugars and/or sodium. The regulations come into effect on July 20, 2022, and require completion by Jan. 1, 2026. Watch future issues of Bakers Journal and The BAC Bulletin for information on how this impacts the baking industry and what work and information-gathering the BAC is doing on your behalf.

How the supply chain crisis brings opportunities

The ongoing supply chain crisis continues to bring challenges for manufacturers and suppliers. Those same challenges can bring opportunities to rethink how food and beverage operations are managed.
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Five proven strategies

Five proven strategies to increase your bakery’s average cheque

Tracking your bakery’s cheque average is the first step to improving your bottom line. Learn more about how to do that from expert Diane Chiasson in her latest Concepts for Success column. » Read more...
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Bakers Formula: Churro Waffle Cookies

Pound cake meets cookie meets waffle in Cake and Loaf Bakery’s Churro Waffle Cookies, a recipe partners Josie Rudderham and Nickey Miller share from their self-named cookbook. Try them for yourself! » Read more...
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The Redpath Canadian Bake Book

From one of Canada’s oldest and most recognized food brands, Redpath Sugar (committed to producing quality products for Canadians since 1854), comes a baking bible filled with over 200 recipes perfect for every home baker and any occasion.

Redpath Sugar has been a staple in kitchens all across Canada since 1854, supporting cooks and bakers nation-wide for more than 160 years. In this, their first full cookbook, they share more than 200 recipes that showcase and celebrate the many distinct (and delicious!) culinary traditions of Canada. This cookbook offers recipes for everything from cookies, brownies, muffins, cakes, pies, and frostings, as well as recipes for holiday goodies, puddings, jams, and candies to be eaten and enjoyed year-round. From Cinnamon-Spice Haystacks to Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies; Chinese Egg Tarts to Double Chocolate Brownies; and Zesty Lemon Curd to Chocolate-Orange Babka, this baking book has it all. » Shop now

Visits to Canadian restaurants and food-service outlets nearly back to pre-pandemic level: NPD Group

Food-service industry traffic in Canada reached near pre-pandemic levels in May, missing the mark by just one per cent versus May 2019, The NPD Group reports. » Read more...

Sales of food, beverage and tobacco lead May increase in wholesale sales

Wholesale sales rose 1.6 per cent in May to $81.1 billion, predominantly due to higher sales in food, beverage and tobacco, and also machinery, equipment and supplies. » Read more...

Newest in new products

Online ordering that integrates directly with DoorDash Drive, a protein that reduces sugar, upcycled-certified chocolate and vegan brioche buns. You’ll find these and more bakery-specific products, equipment and services in our Products section. » Check it out!

IBIE 2022

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

May 14-15, 2023
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