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New alliance to focus wheat research in Saskatoon
May 21, 2013, Saskatoon – The federal government has joined with the Saskatchewan government and University of Saskatchewan to form a new Canadian Wheat Alliance, dedicated to improving yields and profitability of wheat, Canadian Cattlemen reports. |READ MORE
Cocoa falls on speculation prices
May 17, 2013, NY – Cocoa fell to the lowest level this month in New York and London on speculation prices that rallied in the past two months climbed too far as supplies will probably be enough to meet demand. Sugar advanced and coffee slid. |READ MORE
Chef’s Warehouse acquires North American supplier
May 16, 2013, U.S. – American distributor The Chef’s Warehouse (TCW) recently acquired Florida-based Qzina Specialty Foods.
High fructan barley holds wholegrain promise, says CSIRO
May 15, 2013, Australia – The high fructan barley grain has been developed by Australian researchers at the country's research institute CSIRO following five years of research, reports Bakeryandsnacks.com. |READ MORE
Chocolate show returns to Chicago
May 13, 2013, Chicago – The National Chocolate & Dessert Show (NCDS) returns to Chicago’s Navy Pier on Oct. 20 to 22, as the nation’s only trade show dedicated to the chocolate and dessert industry.
Tim Hortons Inc. appoints new CEO
May 10, 2013, Oakville, Ont. – Five years after a failed attempt to find a CEO to replace Paul House began, The Toronto Star reports Tim Hortons has picked a new leader: Nestle Professional executive Marc Caira. | READ MORE
Fred Seiffert will be missed
May 9, 2013, B.C. - The bakery industry has lost a well known and enterprising company founder in the passing of Fred Seiffert.
Red Star and Lesaffre raising prices
May 8, 2013, Canada - Red Star Yeast Company and Lesaffre Yeast Corporation announced today an increase in Canadian fresh and dry yeast prices, as well as a variety of baking and food ingredients, effective May 1, 2013, or as existing contracts expire.
All But Gluten receives gluten-free certification
May 8, 2013, Canada – Weston Bakeries has launched a line of gluten-free bakery products that has been recognized by the Gluten-Free Certification Program and the Canadian Celiac Association.
Kellogg says consumers value corporate responsibility
May 7, 2013 – Consumers want to invest in a product that aligns with their values - and they do care about corporate responsibility, BakeryandSnacks.com reports. | READ MORE