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News and feature stories from Baking & Snack

Now is the time for bakers to seize the moment
Slow growth likely will continue for the packaged retail bread market, but some companies are taking advantage of once-in-a-lifetime changes facing the industry.
Going mobile at Baking Expo
IBIE’s mobile app is designed to keep users up-to-date and on track.
Hanging onto Hispanic heritage
Despite the fact many younger US Hispanics have been born and raised in this country, they still have an affinity to their Latino roots.
How to make digital marketing work
Thanks to digital evolution, you can meet consumers where they are — inside the store and out.
Hispanic consumers love social media
If your target demographic is Hispanic, outlets such as Facebook and Twitter are the place to be.
Tracking pans using bar codes
Automatic monitoring system helps bakers know where all pans are at all times.
Pack Expo is packed with learning
Las Vegas show puts all education sessions on the show floor.
Hit the ground running at IBIE
All new features provide everything attendees will need for success.
Tapaz2go offer perfect portability
Tapas get an on-the-go spin with the latest addition to Mediterranean Snacks’ lentil-based line.
Dizzying changes among baking’s leaders
IBIE 2013 lands in the midst of a whirlwind of industry activity.
Revel in Vegas
The shows, the food, the nightlife — Las Vegas offers the best in networking and entertaining.
Searching for better alternatives
Alpha Baking rolls out the latest liquid propane autogas step vans in its ongoing efforts to build a greener fleet.
Beyond the bread aisle
Specialty bakers push every button possible when targeting in-store bakery/deli channels as they search for a bevy of new sales opportunities.
Top of the morning
Breakfast products offer bakers room for growth.
IBIE survival guide
Attending Baking Expo 2013 Oct. 6-9 in Las Vegas? Baking & Snack columnist Jim Kline uses his vast experience to help plan a strategy.
Decadent donuts
Krispy Kreme offers consumers the ultimate sweet treat with its Chocolate & Caramel Shop line of limited-edition donuts.
Getting into IBIE the mindset
Jim Kline helps bakers and suppliers gear up for the 2013 Baking Expo.
IBIE: Critical Thinking
Experts from ABA and BEMA reflect on the changes and challenges the industry faces heading into IBIE 2013.
Grain genetics ‘hot topic’ for AACCI
Sets premeeting session to focus on current grain and oilseed breeding technologies.
Baking clean and simple
When it comes to new products, bakers face a host of challenges from clean label to all natural.
Baking Expo 2013 brings great expectations
With the industry’s biggest show coming up fast, showgoers eagerly anticipate the latest marvels and opportunities.
Experts express fear of the unknown
Baking & Snack’s panel of experts tackles those issues that keep bakers awake at night.
Nutritionally responsible baked foods
Indulgent-snack producers find ways to improve the nutrition but maintain the taste of cookies, brownies and muffins.
Symbols of quality
In a sea of labels, kosher sets the standard, while halal represents the new frontier.
Investing in the baking industry
How one private equity firm finds success mid-sized food companies.