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Bakery Showcase set for Vancouver in 2023!

The Baking Association of Canada is pleased to announce the next Bakery Showcase will take place May 14-15, 2023, in Vancouver. We look forward once again to welcoming the industry to Canada’s premier baking industry trade show and conference.

Women entrepreneurs in Quebec gain access to loans through federal government program

Women entrepreneurs in Quebec should find it easier to get funding and support as the federal government announced that financing company Evol is providing loans of up to $50,000 to women entrepreneurs and business owners through the Women Entrepreneurship Loan Fund.

Canada’s Food Price Report 2023 predicts Canadian families will spend up to $1,065 more on food next year

Canada’s Food Price Report 2023 predicts a five to seven per cent food price increase in 2023, with the most substantial increases in vegetables, dairy and meat.

Watchdog group warns consumers to avoid titanium dioxide

The nanoparticles found in “food-grade” titanium dioxide may accumulate in the body and cause DNA damage – which is one way chemicals cause cancer and other health problems, says the Center for Science in the Public Interest.

Sponsored Spotlight 

Radini dough processing equipment, where artisanal and automated production meet.

Nowadays the bakery sector more over requires flexible, automated production equipment. Radini is the answer to these requests, it is a production system for bakeries that enter the automated market. This flexible production system has gentle dough handling that preserves the appearance and taste of the products during production. Radini is also suitable for industrial bakeries that desire a smaller, flexible production line that respects their industrial values. » Learn more today!

Labour shortage: meet chatbots

Chatbots are pieces of technology uniquely positioned to be of assistance in the restaurant industry. Could this AI technology help your bakery operate? Michelle Brisebois explores this potentially lucrative corner of technology. » Read More...

Sweet spot

Club Cappuccino in in Thunder Bay, Ont., offers warmth and irresistible treats in a cold climate. Learn more about this family-run neighbourhood gem and its holiday gift boxes. » Read More...

Your customers, not your competition, are the reason customer service is important

Don’t let the competition distract you from what you have always done. And always be looking to make it better, writes customer service expert Shep Hyken. » Read More...

Recipe: Butter Paneer Pizza

Steven Che's Butter Paneer Pizza is the sum of Steven Che’s experiences, and seeing patterns for delicious food around the world. Che is co-owner of Wild Flour Pizza Co., which placed second in the Canadian Pizza Summit West and Chef of the Year Competition. Learn how to make this innovative pizza! » Read More...
Sponsored Spotlight 

In the Hands of a Baker

A must-have guide for successful bakery and pastry operations.

In the Hands of a Baker, from The Culinary Institute of America, this book helps bakers and pastry chefs identify, understand, and utilize the tools and equipment needed for successful professional baking.

This valuable resource also features step-by-step instructions with supporting photography and illustrations throughout.
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Bakers invited to regional Town Hall in Victoria on Jan. 30

The Baking Association of Canada invites local bakers to a Bakers’ Town Hall Gathering in Victoria with plans to take the Town Halls Canada-wide in 2022. This is an opportunity to network with local bakers, artisans, colleges, manufacturers and suppliers. » Read More...

Kettlemans Bagel opening first Quebec location

Kettlemans Bagel announced it will open its first location in Quebec in downtown Montreal in January 2023. » Read More...

Ontario expands dual-credit program providing high school introduction to skilled trades

The Ontario government announced $4.8 million to expand the dual-credit program to allow an additional 2,200 students to earn college credits and take apprenticeship training while still in high school and help to build interest in skilled trades. » Read More...

British baker offers his oven to folks who can't afford to make their Christmas cakes

Christmas cake, the classic holiday treat, needs several hours in the oven. Soaring energy bills makes that impossible for some. One prominent British baker is doing what he can to help. CBC News reports. » Read More...

From Our Library 

Concepts for Success: Create a survey in under 10 minutes

Diane Chiasson shows us how to use survey results to learn how to get and keep new customers. » Read More...

Holiday classics

Check out these inspiring ideas to give shortbread and fruitcake a contemporary twist » Read More...


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