Minneapolis – General Mills will remove artificial colours and flavours from its Fruit Snacks. The move comes two months after the company announced it would phase out artificial colours and flavours in cereal, its biggest U.S. product line. The Toronto Star reports. | READ MORE
Toronto – On Sept. 20, Torontonians will have a chance to see Kings of Pastry, a 2009 documentary that follows three pastry chefs on their quest to become members of the Meilleurs Ouvriers de France (Best Craftsmen in France).
Alpharetta, Ga. – While repopulation of flocks on affected Midwestern egg farms continues, farmers are also increasing biosecurity measures and preparing for the possible return of avian influenza (AI) during the fall migratory season.
Whitby, Ont. – A college in Peru is improving its culinary arts program thanks to some expertise from Durham College. DurhamRegion.com reports. | READ MORE
Heerlen, Netherlands – Dutch nutritional supplements and chemicals company Royal DSM NV says it is laying off between 900 and 1,100 staff worldwide as part of a reorganization of its businesses.
Aug. 21, 2015, Richmond, VA – AMF Bakery Systems has promoted Jason Ward to the role of executive vice-president.
Aug. 20, 2015, Mississauga, ON – Ardent Mills will acquire the Mondelez Canada flour mill located in Mississauga, Ont.
Aug. 19, 2015, Hudson, Que. – Montreal-area baker is Jessika Ménard is still on a sugar rush after attending the 18th birthday party of Kylie Jenner to personally deliver her birthday cake. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Mississauga, Ont. – Amid an economy that’s slowing down, sales at Walmart Canada are picking up as more Canadians turn to the discount retailer for general merchandise but also now groceries, including fresh produce and artisanal breads. Global News reports. | READ MORE
Thomasville, GA – Flowers Foods will acquire organic bread company Dave's Killer Bread from its existing shareholders, including members of the Dahl family and Goode Partners, for approximately $275 million in cash.
Pittsburgh, PA, and Northfield, IL – Kraft Heinz Co. said it is cutting 2,500 jobs in North America – more than five per cent of its global workforce – as it aims to cut at least $1.5 billion from the newly combined company’s annual budget. The Wall Street Journal reports. | READ MORE
Aug. 14, 2015, Greifensee, Switzerland — Mettler Toledo is offering a new online course promoting moisture analysis accuracy.
Aug. 13, 2015, Toronto – Shaw Media has announced a new match made in confectionary heaven as Fleischmann's and KitchenAid join season two of Bake with Anna Olson as official series sponsors.
Aug. 12, 2015, Montreal – The Barry Callebaut Group has announced two new offerings from its Chocolate Academy.
Aug. 11, 2015, Cologne, Germany – The German Institute for Food Technologies (DIL) is organizing an international forum for business, research and political professionals to gather to discuss the food production of tomorrow.
Toronto – This fall, the Centre for Hospitality and Culinary Arts at George Brown College will launch a new facility designed to be the college’s industry research, event, and training hub.
Aug. 10, 2015, London – Eating spicy food frequently is associated with a lower risk of death, suggests a new study published in The BMJ.
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BAC ATLANTIC Chapter 2015 Golf Tournament Wed Sep 09, 2015
BAC Ontario Chapter Fall Golf OutingTue Sep 15, 2015
The Americas Cake & Sugarcraft FairFri Sep 18, 2015
Palm Oil Seminar Series Montreal Tue Sep 22, 2015
BAC BC Chapter Fall Baking Workshop Wed Sep 23, 2015
FMI Midwinter Executive ConferenceSat Jan 23, 2016