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News and feature stories from Baking & Snack

Biscuits from the continent
American consumers embrace a European breakfast staple with belVita Breakfast Biscuits.
Expanding by shrinking
Better4U Foods capitalizes on the success of its original gluten-free frozen pizza line with the launch of its Personal Size All Natural Multigrain Gluten Free Pizzas.
New frontier in c-stores
Premium sweet goods find a new outlet for sales.
New twist on take-and-bake
Oven-proof film make finishing par-baked breads easier.
SNAXPO 2014 goes big in the ‘Big D’
Annual snack-food industry convention to offer opportunities for business development, insight and networking.
Treat yourself
Premium sweet goods offer consumers a respite from dietary restrictions and buckled budgets.
Trend-setting flavors in sweet goods
Maturing palates keep the baking industry on its innovative toes.
Why consumers shop in-store bakeries
IDDBA releases consumer research for the in-store bakery.
Company values resonate with consumers
A bakery’s culture can bring in loyal customers as much as a tasty product.
Flowers Foods sees growth, new markets from Hostess
Flowers expects the re-launch of well-known brands to help boost recently invaded markets.
No pain, no gain in the bread industry
Bread bakers gladly experience growing pains as they absorb business leftover from Hostess and prepare to hold on to their share when Wonder bread returns.
interpack 2014 unveils packaging’s future
The international packaging trade show continues successful programs from previous years.
ACE Bakery pays it forward
The artisan bakery encourages food artisans from all segments at its recent Incubator event.
The road to FSMA
For bakers and snack food manufacturers, there is still much to learn about pending food safety regulations between now and 2015.
Par-baked breads are par for the course
Bakeries see new opportunities, as well as greater competition, in the par-baked bread and roll arena.
Reinventing snack time
Bakers and snack producers turn to unique flavors, health trends and other successful categories for inspiration that will grab consumers’ attention.
All about increasing yields
Tortilla Industry Association co-locates its annual technical seminar once again with Baking Expo
Your FSMA shopping list at IBIE
Stephen Sundlof, PhD, food safety consultant and former CFSAN director, gives advice about looking for technologies that bolster food safety.
CRMB names best raisin bread finalists
Live completion set to take place at Baking Expo in Las Vegas.
A tale of two cities, IBIE 2007-10
After a stop in Orlando, it was back to Vegas, with baking technology rolling forward.
Overcoming tragedy, achieving triumph, IBIE 2001-04
No one at the 2001 show will ever forget it, but Expo came roaring back three years later.
New chapter opens
B&CMA introduces interactive education to bridge the needs of intermediate-level learners.
Thriving in the Vegas Era, IBIE 1981-97
A big gamble sent Baking Expo west, and opportunity followed.
The shock of the new, IBIE 1949-77
Baking Expo opened with post-war excitement and set the pace for baking expansion.
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.