Toronto – The Canadian Federation of Independent Business has signed an agreement with Chase Merchant Services that will reduce American Express transaction rates for Canadian small businesses who are members of the association.
Granada, Spain – A cereal-based bread enriched with soluble fibre, proteins and dried fruit may curb the appetite more than traditional breads and thus reduce food consumption between meals, researchers at the University of Granada in Spain have found. | READ MORE
Madison, WI – The International Dairy-Deli-Bake Association has announced a lineup of speakers that is sure to inspire and offer insight into business, trends, personal growth and success at its annual trade show.
Nestlé Canada is planning a $51.5-million to increase production capabilities at its London, Ont., ice cream factory.
Paris, France – More and more consumer goods companies are engaging with their communities on health topics, according to a report from an international consumer network that advocates for consumer interests and standards.
Calgary – A Calgary bakery is using social media in the hopes of finding the person responsible for breaking into its storefront and stealing money. Global News reports. | READ MORE
Food exports from Russia, dominated by wheat and fish, soared to a record $19 billion last year, according to the Russian Export Center. Russian Television reports. | READ MORE
Montreal – Maison Cousin, a brand best known for its baguettes, has launched a new look, website and line of European-style breads selected for the Quebec market and local grocery stores.
Dallas, TX – Le Duff America, an affiliate of French bakery-café business Groupe Le Duff, announced plans to sell two of its Canadian brands, Timothy’s World Coffee and Mmmuffins, to a wholly owned subsidiary of MTY Food Group Inc.
Toronto – New research suggests Canadians’ relationships with their grocery chains remain exceptionally strong, even after allegations and admissions of some retailers’ participation in fixing bread prices for more than a decade.
Denver, CO – Chris Meyerpeter will join Ardent Mills as chief information officer, the flour-milling and ingredient company said in a news release.
Paris, France – From Feb. 3-6, international baking trade show Europain 2018 served as a forum for talented bakers and patisserie chefs from around the world to meet and compete. Here are results and photo highlights.
Pico Rivera, CA – BakeMark, a major manufacturer and distributor of bakery ingredients, products and supplies, will acquire the Multifoods brand and two manufacturing facilities from CSM Bakery Solutions.
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Bakery Showcase Montréal 2019
May 5-6, 2019