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Fall wine tasting event with BAC’s Ontario Chapter

BAC Ontario Chapter will present a Fall Wine Tasting Event on Thursday, Oct. 6, at Centennial College Event Centre in Toronto. Enjoy a night of great food, wine and desserts.

Lavigne-Lacroix named president of Canadian National Millers Association

The Canadian National Millers Association’s board of directors recently announced that Olivier Lavigne-Lacroix of T. Bjornson & Associates Consulting Inc. will succeed Gordon Harrison as president of the Canadian National Millers Association.

Study suggests banana peel flour has significant nutritional properties and potential for baking

A new study suggests banana peel flour has nutritional properties and when used in baking offer favourable rheological properties such as water absorption, dough development time, dough stability and consistency.

Federal government announces partnership to create at least 5,200 apprenticeships in Atlantic Canada

The federal government has announced over $28 million for the Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Agency’s Apprenticeship START Plus Project, which will provide financial support to small and medium-sized enterprises in the Atlantic provinves to hire at least 5,200 first-year apprentices in eligible Red Seal trades over the next two years. Canadian Manufacturing reports.

Food Network Canada announces Halloween programming

Food Network Canada’s fall schedule will feature seven consecutive weeks of Halloween competitions, including Halloween Baking Championship, The Big Bake: Halloween and Halloween Cookie Challenge.
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Featured News 

Webinar set for Sept. 26: Show & Tell: Canadian Pizza Innovation

Make time in your Monday to attend a one-of-a-kind pizza webinar that’s designed for pizza chefs, bakers and anyone interested in craft of artisan pizza making. » Read more...
Be the change

Be the change: Profile of Cake & Loaf Bakery

Cake & Loaf Bakery of Hamilton, Ont., leads by putting values first. Read more about this community-centred bakery in our latest edition. » Read more...
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The Pastry Chef’s Companion

With more than 4,800 terms and definitions from around the world plus ten appendices filled with helpful resources, The Pastry Chef’s Companion combines the best features of a dictionary and an encyclopedia.

In addition to the current terminology of every component of pastry, baking, and confectionary arts, this book provides important information about the origin and historical background of many of the terms.
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BAC’s B.C. Chapter presents an evening with Chef Christophe Bonzon

On Oct. 19 at Vancouver Island University, Chef Christophe Bonzon, executive pastry chef and owner of Chez Christophe in Burnaby, B.C., will demonstrate how to craft entremets, chocolate bonbons and chocolate garnishes, and discuss how the bakery streamlines production for fine pastries. » Read more...

First cohort of the National Leadership Development Program for Women in the Skilled Trades underway, second cohort announced

The inaugural cohort of the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum’s National Leadership Program for Women in Skilled Trades is underway with 18 apprentice tradeswomen as the first participants in the program. Due to great interest, the partners will fund an additional cohort at no cost to tradeswomen which will start in February. » Read more...

Calgary Terroir Symposium set for Sept. 19-20

The Terroir Symposium has partnered with Food Tourism Strategies and Culinary Marketing Strategies and will move from Toronto to Calgary Sept. 19-20. » Read more...

IBIE names 2022 ‘Best in Baking’ award winners

The International Baking Industry Exposition, together with Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery, has announced winners of its “Best in Baking” competitions who will be recognized during the trade show Sept. 17-21 in Las Vegas. Check out the winners and perhaps congratulate them in person! » Read more...

CFIB launches program to help business owners promote wellness in their workplace

The Canadian Federation of Independent Business is launching Workplace Wellness, a new online initiative that provides business owners with resources and tools to support wellness in their business. » 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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