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B.C.’s Portofino Bakery certified as 2021 Radicle Climate Smart Business

Portofino Bakery has completed the Radicle Climate Smart training program by undertaking such carbon reduction initiatives as installing a flour silo system and moving from bagged to bulk flour.

USask announces new Food Industry Management degree

A new undergraduate degree program at the University of Saskatchewan aims to meet the growing industry need for graduates with interdisciplinary training in food science, agribusiness and marketing.

Food and Beverage Canada makes recommendations to federal government

The Food and Beverage Canada submitted 10 recommendations to the federal government for the Pre-Budget Consultations in Advance of the 2023 Federal Budget, several of them focused on improving the Temporary Foreign Worker Program.

Webinar: Show & Tell: Canadian Pizza Innovation

Partnering with the Baking Association of Canada, Canadian Pizza magazine presented a virtual check-in with top pizza chefs across Canada – Tracey Muzzolini, Michael Angeloni and Sarah Wallbank – to learn how they are innovating with crust and toppings. Watch the recording and gather ideas you can use to refresh your own operation.
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Featured News 

New and nostalgic: holiday baking

Get revved up for the holiday season as bakers talk with chef Karen Barr about the joy of holiday baking and what’s popular in their shops. » Read more...

Final Proof: Baking sector challenges and optimism

Jane Dummer, RD, looks at the current and future state of the baking industry in Canada. » Read more...

Chef of the Year Giovanni Campisi named at first Canadian Pizza Summit in 3 years

Canadian Pizza Summit East returned triumphantly to the live event stage as a showcase for 20 talented, creative Canadian pizza chefs, including newly crowned Chef of the Year Giovanni Campisi of Red Door Cucina in Dundas, Ont. » Read more...

BAC Ontario Chapter to host Candyland-themed holiday dinner

Candyland Christmas is the theme as BAC’s Ontario Chapter presents its annual holiday dinner and social event on Nov. 25. » Read more...

B.C. Chapter holiday event: A Traditional Giggle Dam Christmas

The B.C. Chapter invites members to come out for Giggle Dam Theatre Company's world-famous Christmas dinner theatre in Port Coquitlam on Friday, Nov. 18! » Read more...

Bimbo Canada wins awards for sustainability

Bimbo Canada has won a national award for transitioning from plastic bread bag closures to compostable cardboard clips, and recognition for Jeff Robertson, director of environment and sustainability, as a 2023 Clean50 Emerging Leader. » Read more...

Bakery Showcase 2023

May 14-15, 2023
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