News and feature stories from Baking & Snack

Pies for every season
Rocky Mountain Pies breathes new life into the frozen pie category with its Sugar House label.

Cookies and crackers in KC
Networking, education and field trips highlight B&CMA’s 88th Annual Technical Conference, May 5-8.

Across the ages
By understanding a generation’s place in life, bakers and snack producers can better market products to the right consumers or reposition goods to reach a new audience.

Engineering a better bakery
Focus on planning, preparation and skilled labor when installing or upgrading a production line.

Factoring in fun
From the young to the old, everyone enjoys indulging once in a while.

CRMB now accepting entries for Americas Best Raisin Bread Contest
Finalists can win trip to showcase their skills at IBIE in Las Vegas

GMA to explore critical food issues
Forum will connect sound science and responsible solutions

Innovation through sustainability
To be successful, corporate sustainability practices must resonate through all economic, social and environmental areas of your business.

In Pursuit of Healthier
Snack producers turn to nutritional guidelines and consumer attitudes to inform healthy snack innovation.

Long and Short of ROI
Investing focuses more on short-term returns.

Inspired Choices
The Baking Hall of Fame invites the industry to honor its own.

Master of Automation
W. Clark Pulver led a team of talented engineers at Pulver Systems to design and build new ways to revolutionize materials handling methods in large-scale bakeries.

Theory into Practice
Torahiko Hayashi, founder of Rheon Automatic Machinery Co., Utsunomiya, Japan, applied rheological science to processing equipment, enabling bakers to make affordable artisan products.

Put a Label on It
Creating a healthy snack can be as simple as calling out existing health attributes on the packaging.

New Standards for Sanitation
Baking industry takes a major step forward to improve the guiding principles surrounding the sanitary design of equipment.

Balancing the Cost of Health
To compete in the healthy snacks arena, companies must find ways to offset the cost of healthy ingredients.

Baking Snacks 20th Annual Capital Spending Survey
When it comes to capital spending, companies want a quick, guaranteed return on investment.

A Bakers Baker
A pioneer of the modern era, Ernest Nickles lived for the baking industry, spending seven decades working almost every day at Alfred Nickles Bakery, Navarre, OH.

IBIE Where Business Gets Done
Sosland Publishing Co. to serve as an Official Media Sponsor at Baking Expo 2013.

Exclusive Survey Making the Safe Bet
Here’s how bakers and snack food processors expect to make capital investments in 2013 and what’s driving those plans.

New standards for sanitation
Revised ANSI requirements mark a major step for improving the sanitary design of equipment.

Hiring Americas heroes for your bakery
Learn how bakers can hire America’s military veterans in “Hiring Our Heroes,” at the American Bakers Association Winter HR and Labor Conference.

Cap Spending looks good for 2013
Confidence surges as companies believe their outlook is a better than the economy as a whole.

How to boost your ingredient IQ
AIB International course to be held April 8-11 at Manhattan, KS

Equipment tops 2013 cap ex list
Bakers look to invest in systems that help create new products and lower production costs.