The Bakers Journal Jake the Baker Award is now in its fourth year. It has been an honour to share the story of so many innovative bakers through this award, one which would not be possible without our sponsors. Thank you to our 2018 team: founding sponsor Ardent Mills, silver sponsor Baker’s and Us, and bronze sponsor Routhier & Fils.
Toronto – Mabel's Bakery has opened its fourth and largest location in Toronto, which features a retail section overlooking a bread kitchen where customers can watch artisan bakers at work.
Brampton, Ont. – IREKS North America recently hosted its official opening with an appreciation of the company’s history, a look at baking industry trends and products, and a gala evening dinner.
TORONTO — Canadians are continuing to embrace ecommerce as a real and undeniable alternative to brick and mortar. The Canadian Ecommerce Channel Report from The NPD Group indicates online retail sales grew 18 per cent during the 12 months ending in June, while brick and mortar remained flat.
Global — Mintel, a market intelligence agency, announced five key trends set to impact the global food and drink market over the coming year.
Vancouver — Science and baking is always an experiment. At least according to Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) physics instructor and amateur baker Dr. James Hoyland, who is competing for the title of Canada's next great baker on CBC's The Great Canadian Baking Show.
The term “health and wellness” has been so overused it may as well have its own dictionary definition as one word. The entry might read: a phrase used to describe the most talked about shift in human attention since the advent of television.
Fremont, OH — The Christy Machine Company changed ownership in 2016 to Alexander Robinson. Christy Machine is long known for its dispensing systems in the baking and snack food industries. Robinson, owner and president, plans on adding a conveyor division and a company name change to Christy Machine & Conveyor. The new name will happen alongside an updated company logo design.
Milan, Italy – Booth after booth at the HostMilano show is making the connection between labour-saving technologies and how they can make life easier for hard-working bakers.
Cologne, Germany — The 34th Anuga trade fair saw more than 7,400 companies from 107 countries present products from all over the world.
Princeton, NJ — Solvay increased its vanillin and ethyl-vanillin prices by 15 percent across North America as of Oct. 1, or as contracts allow.
Chester, NY — Satin Fine Foods has partnered with Icing Smiles to support the non-profit organization that has volunteer bakers known as Sugar Angels create custom cakes for families impacted by the critical illness of a child. The multi-year, exclusive agreement was formally introduced at the 2017 Americas Cake Fair in Orlando, Fla.
North America — Mintel announced the four key trends it expects to impact North American consumer markets over the coming year.
Paris, France — The Masters de la Boulangerie will bring together a wealth of elite professionals during the Europain trade show.
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Bakery Showcase 2019 Trade Show & Conference
May 5-6, 2019