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Editor's Note 
What a pleasure it was to meet so many skilled, enthusiastic and curious bakers, pastry chefs, students, instructors, operators, their teams, and exhibitors at BAC's Bakery Showcase. Thank you for bringing your energy from across Canada and beyond!
- Colleen Cross, Editor

Save the date! Canadian Pizza Summit West and Chef of the Year Competition set for July 8 in B.C.

Do you make pizza at your bakery? Why not bring your signature pizza to the Canadian Pizza Summit West and Chef of the Year Competition set for Monday, July 8, at Sysco – our Platinum Sponsor – in Port Coquitlam, B.C., see how it stacks up and vie to win a trip to Las VegasPizza Expo. We extend a big welcome to Saputo as our Gold Sponsor and Lactalis Food Service/Galbani as our Silver Sponsor!

Commercial Bakeries acquires Imagine Baking

Private-label packaged cookies producer Commercial Bakeries Corp. has acquired Imagine Baking, Inc., a manufacturer of specialty, premium and better-for-you crackers, cookies, biscuits, and brittle, focusing on the gluten-free and organic market.

Hundreds strike at Nestle chocolate plant in Toronto, Unifor says

Hundreds of Nestle workers walked off the job in Toronto on Sunday after rejecting a tentative agreement the union reached with the chocolate maker. The Canadian Press/Food in Canada reports.

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Toronto Bakery Showcase welcomes more than 1,600 professional bakers

Bakery Showcase welcomed more than 1,600 bakery owners, operators and their teams, college-level baking and pastry students, and more than 170 exhibiting companies May 5-6 at the Toronto Congress Centre. » Read More...

Final Proof: Health is a driving trend in bread

With one in four consumers looking at health attributes when purchasing fresh bread and bread products, there is ample opportunity to innovate » Read More...

BAC partners with SPB Solutions to reduce food waste at Bakery Showcase

The Baking Association of Canada has taken a significant step toward sustainability by partnering with SPB Solutions to repurpose baked goods and reduce food waste at Bakery Showcase. » Read More...

Roula Kadimi of Humber College earns top spot in Dawn Foods Student Cake Competition with 5-tier homage to Canadian icons

Roula Kadimi, a student in the baking and pastry arts management program at Humber College, won first place in the “My Canada” Student Cake Competition sponsored by Dawn Foods. » Read More...

Calgary bakery Bread Culture to reopen in Vancouver

A year and a half after making the difficult decision to close their bakery in Calgary, Bread Culture has announced plans to reopen in Vancouver in July. » Read More...

Bimbo Canada to close bakery in Lévis, Que.

Bimbo Canada announced today plans to close its bakery in Lévis, Quebec the week of July 1, 2024. Products made at the facility can be baked at other bakeries where there is available capacity, primarily located in Quebec, the company said. » Read More...

IDDBA 2024 around the corner June 9-11 in Houston

The International Dairy Deli Bakery Association (IDDBA) is offering a sneak peek at the program for its annual trade show set for June 9-11 in Houston, Texas, to mark the association’s 60th anniversary. » Read More...

French bakers claim world record for longest baguette

Bakers at the Suresnes Baguette Show in France have claimed the record for the longest baguette ever made. CNN Travel reports. » Read More...


BAC Ontario Chapter Annual Golf Tournament and Fundraiser   

June 18, 2024 | The Club at Bond Head 4805 7th Line, Beeton, ON L0G 1A0 » Read More...

BAC B.C. Chapter Golf Tournament    

June 19, 2024 | 21025 48 Ave, Langley, BC V3A 3M3 » Read More...

IDDBA 2024   

June 9, 2024 | 1001 Avenida De Las Americas, Houston, TX 77010, United States » Read More...