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Podcast: One-on-One with Marissa Velie, Retail Bakers of America

Editor Colleen Cross speaks with Marissa Velie, Education and Certification Director of the Retail Bakers of America, a not-for-profit trade association that is committed to the success of the retail baking industry and that works closely with the Baking Association of Canada to provide access to training and certification.

Gala Bakery of Hamilton, Ont., set to expand later this spring

Gala Bakery of Hamilton, Ont., is slated to open a second, much larger facility in Stoney Creek, Ont., in early May, expanding its manufacturing footprint as business across the border grows. The Hamilton Spectator reports.

Major update and new features for BAC website

The Baking Association of Canada has a new logo and website design that includes such new features as a listing of members, a section about “Starting a Bakery" and much more to empower BAC members.

N.B. restaurants receive financial boost to support new hires

The New Brunswick government will provide financial and program support to restaurants, bakery-cafés and food-service businesses, including a grant for new hires.

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Video preview: Refresh your bakery at Bakery Showcase 2023!

Watch this quick video to see what exciting connections you can make at Canada’s national baking industry event set for May 14-15 at the Vancouver Convention Centre! Spread the word to fellow bakers and register now! » Watch now!

Focus on Mexican desserts

Authentic Mexican street sweets and celebrational classics are drawing fans, writes Karen Barr in our latest edition. » Read More...

Showcase 2023 Highlight: Women in Baking!

Bakery Showcase May 14-15 in Vancouver is coming up fast. Don’t miss our exciting, engaging Women in Baking panel sponsored by Ardent Mills, which will kick off our celebration of Mother’s Day! » Read More...

What’s new in flour alternatives

When it comes to alternative flours, millet, fava and lupin flours are on trend, writes Jane Dummer, RD, in her latest Final Proof column. » Read More...

Recipe: Pastiera Napoletana Sandwich Cookies

Looking for a new product to introduce to your customers? Try your hand at Italian Chef Viviana Marrocoli's delicate Pastiera Sandwich Cookie recipe shared by the Italian Milling Industry Association. » Read More...

Baking Association of Canada to host Winnipeg Town Hall gathering for bakers

The Baking Association of Canada invites bakers to a Town Hall gathering on Monday, May 29, at Winnipeg's Red River College, where they can network with other local bakers, artisans and people from supporting trades, discuss industry challenges and celebrate successes. » Read More...

Black Walnut café, London, Ont., destroyed in $2M blaze

A beloved coffee shop in London, Ontario's Wortley Village was destroyed after it went up in flames early Sunday, causing roughly $2 million in damages. Global News reports. » Read more

Bakery and tortilla sales to rise 5% in 2023: FCC report

FCC Food and Beverage's latest report projects sales from bakery and tortilla product manufacturers to increase more than five per cent in 2023 with help from a food-service rebound and bakers providing convenient staples. » Read More...

Dufflet Pastries will close retail café to focus on wholesale business

Dufflet Pastries will close its retail café location at Queen Street West in Toronto on April 30 and focus on its wholesale operations. » Read More...


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