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International artisan bakery market report predicts growth and examines trends and sales revenue

The worldwide artisan bakery market is projected to expand from a value of more than $3 million US in 2022 to nearly $4.5 million by 2028, according to the Artisan Bakery Market research report.

Russia says it won't renew wartime deal allowing Ukraine to ship grain

Russia has halted an unprecedented wartime deal that allows grain to flow from Ukraine to countries in Africa, the Middle East and Asia, where hunger is a growing threat and high food prices have pushed more people into poverty. CBC News reports.

Podcast shows the power of baking to comfort and unite Ukrainian people

In this inspiring BBC Food Programme podcast, Dan Saladino hears from bakers in Ukraine supplying fresh bread to the front line and journalist Felicity Spector travels across the country to visit the bakeries supplying people in need, the elderly, displaced and soldiers.

Free virtual workshops help bakers sell to retail: deadline to register July 31!

The Baking Association of Canada is partnering with LearnSphere to offer members innovative virtual workshops to help them sell their baked products successfully at retail locations.

Sponsored Spotlight 

Find out in the FCC Food and Beverage Report

The annual FCC Food and Beverage Report reviews last year’s economic environment and highlights opportunities and risks for Canadian food and beverage manufacturers for 2023. It includes projections of annual industry sales and new gross margin index forecasts by sector. Read the full report or dig into what’s most relevant to you.

Industries featured:
  • Grain and oilseed milling
  • Sugar and confectionery products
  • Fruit, vegetable and specialty food
  • Dairy products
  • Meat products
  • Seafood preparations
  • Bakery and tortilla products
  • Soft drinks and alcoholic beverages

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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 cup made of 100 per cent recycled paper, poly funnels for dispensing and pouring 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...

Ultra-processed foods: bread may be considered one, but that doesn’t mean it’s all bad

Humans have been eating bread in some form for centuries. But modern bread is a far cry from the bread of the past. In its sliced bread form, it often contains so many more ingredients than the kind our ancestors were eating that it is now widely considered an ultra-processed food. But, this doesn’t necessarily mean it’s bad for us. » Read More...
Sponsored Spotlight 

Booze Cakes

Booze Cakes features step-by-step recipes for spiking delicious confections with spirits, wine, and beer. These delightfully tipsy desserts are perfect for dinner parties, potlucks, and pitch-ins!

Featured throughout are tips and tricks on baking with alcohol, serving suggestions for fun cocktail-cake parties and yummy cocktail recipes.

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Applications open for World Chocolate Masters

Barry Callebaut announced applications are open for the annual World Chocolate Masters competition staged through its Montreal Chocolate Academy. It's open to chefs worldwide who work in patisserie, confectionery, restaurants, catering and professional culinary training. » Read More...

CFIA launches consultation on origin labelling of imported foods from a contested territory

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has launched a consultation with consumers and other interested stakeholders to get feedback on how to label the origin of imported food from contested territories. » Read More...

McDonald’s phases out McCafé bakery lineup

McDonald’s will phase out its apple fritter, cinnamon roll and blueberry muffin — the majority of its McCafé lineup — months after expanding its Krispy Kreme pilot. Restaurant Dive reports. » 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...

From our library 

Spotlight on Montreal bakeries

Montreal is full of bakeries and pastry shops. From classic French pastry to homestyle desserts, this vibrant city has it all. » Listen now...


Fruit temptations

A look at the international history and influences that shape this bakery mainstay » Read More...


Deadline to register for Supply Chain 1-2-3 virtual workshop for selling at retail    

July 31, 2023 | Online through the Baking Association of Canada and LearnSphere » Read More...

Barrie Town Hall    

Save the date: Sept. 11! Details to come! » Read More...

Moncton Town Hall    

Save the date: Sept. 19! Details to come! » 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...

Toronto Bakery Showcase 2024   

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