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Baking Association of Canada to host Barrie Town Hall gathering for bakers in Ontario

The Baking Association of Canada will host a gathering of local, pastry chefs, chocolatiers, pizzaioli and other bakery professionals in Barrie, Ont., on Monday, Sept. 11. This is a rare chance to discuss industry issues, challenges and successes, and highlight the best of your bakery by taking part in our popular “Show and Tell”!

IBA to host international baking competition, Canadian delegates

The best bakers from 12 countries will compete for the gold medal at “The iba.UIBC.CUP of Bakers” in Munich as part of IBA, a trade fair for the baking and confectionery industry.

WHO releases aspartame hazard and risk assessment results

Assessments of the health impacts of the non-sugar sweetener aspartame were recently released by the International Agency for Research on Cancer, the World Health Organization and the Food and Agriculture Organization.

Making your brand memorable: exploring the benefits of longer slogans

New research at the University of Missouri suggests slogans that are longer, include the brand name and use uncommon words are likely to be more memorable among potential consumers, and that businesses can improve their brand recognition through specific changes to their slogans.

Save the date for upcoming BAC events!

The Baking Association of Canada chapters have been busy planning in-person events, including town halls, a night at the racetrack and an exciting chocolate tasting and dinner. Grab your calendars! Here's a taste of what's to come!

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Pizza road trip across Canada!

We’d like you to meet these successful, creative Canadian pizzerias, all are driven by the desire to give their community high-quality pizza, value for money, time, energy and service. » Read More...

Artisan bread trends

Explore the art, science and future of artisan breadmaking with bread bakers from different corners of the Canadian baking scene. » Read More...

Watch the latest episode of Bakers Journal TV

In this edition of Bakers Journal TV, editor Colleen Cross reports on applications opening for the World Chocolate Masters competition, COBS Bread’s new food-donation programs guide and the latest ice-cream trends from HostMilano. This edition is brought to you by Redpath Sugar. » Watch now!

Canadian Pizza Summit Toronto Oct. 30 open for registration

The Canadian Pizza Summit East is open for registration! This unique pizza trend and networking event and exciting pizza-making competition, hosted by sister magazine Canadian Pizza, will take place on Oct. 30 in Toronto. » Read More...

Newest in New Products

A damaged starch analyzer, a cup made of 100 per cent recycled paper and tray-cleaning equipment for small bakeries. You’ll find these and more baking-specific products, equipment and services in our New Products section. Check it out and tell us what you are in the market for! » Read More...

VIU helps newcomers to Canada pursue trades careers

Newcomers to Canada who want to pursue a career in the trades will get some extra help starting this September, thanks to a new tuition-free program at Vancouver Island University. » Read More...

Valley Bakery of Burnaby, B.C., closing after 66 years of operation

The Valley Bakery, a beloved bakery in Burnaby owned and operated by the Kuyer family, is closing its doors after 66 years of operation. CTV News Vancouver reports. » Read More...

Promoting your bakery-café as a place to celebrate can attract gen Z: report

Promoting your bakery-café, restaurant or pizzeria as a place to celebrate with high-quality ingredients can help attract gen Z customers who are looking to mark special occasions. When Technomic asked gen Zers who recently visited a restaurant for it's Ignite report to describe the meal occasion, about one-third said it was a planned visit for a special event. » Read more

Participate in #SourdoughSeptember and publicize your bakery

The Real Bread campaign's annual #SourdoughSeptember is only weeks away. If you run a bakery, baking/cookery school, mill or other business/organization, you are encouraged to share details of your #SourdoughSeptember class, event or other activity so that organizers can help you publicize your event. » Read More...


Barrie Town Hall    

Sept. 11, 2023 | Georgian College, Barrie, Ont. » Read More...

Moncton Town Hall    

Sept. 19, 2023 | New Brunswick Community College, Moncton » Read More...


Oct. 13-17, 2023 | Strada Statale 33 del Sempione 28, 20145 Rho, Milan, Italy » Read More...

IBA Trade Fair   

Oct. 22-26, 2023 | Messe München, Am Messesee 2, 81829 München, Germany » Read More...

Sirha/Europain 2024    

Jan. 21, 2024 | 1 Pl. de la Prte de Versailles, 75015 Paris, France » Read More...

Toronto Bakery Showcase 2024   

Save the date: May 5-6, 2024! Details to come! | 650 Dixon Rd, Etobicoke, ON M9W 1J1 » Read More...