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News and feature stories from Baking & Snack

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.
IBIE introduces Innovation Showcase
This gallery will guide attendees to the latest on the show floor.
IBIE: One-stop shopping
By incorporating pizza and other new market segments, IBIE meets the needs of the baking industry in its entirety.
Pies for every season
Rocky Mountain Pies breathes new life into the frozen pie category with its Sugar House label.
Protecting the bottom line
Employee safety can have the biggest impact on a bakery’s overhead.
Call for Best Raisin Bread entries
Finalists can win trip to showcase their skills at IBIE in Las Vegas
Innovation through sustainability
To be successful, corporate sustainability practices must resonate through all economic, social and environmental areas of your business.
GMA to explore critical food issues
Forum will connect sound science and responsible solutions
In pursuit of healthier
Snack producers turn to nutritional guidelines and consumer attitudes to inform healthy snack innovation.
A baker’s 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.
'Baking & Snack’ 20th annual capital spending survey
When it comes to capital spending, companies want a quick, guaranteed return on investment.
Balancing the cost of health
To compete in the healthy snacks arena, companies must find ways to offset the cost of healthy ingredients.
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.
IBIE: Where business gets done
Sosland Publishing Co. to serve as an Official Media Sponsor at Baking Expo 2013.
Inspired choices
The Baking Hall of Fame invites the industry to honor its own.
Long and short of ROI
Investing focuses more on short-term returns.
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.
New standards for sanitation
Baking industry takes a major step forward to improve the guiding principles surrounding the sanitary design of equipment.
Put a label on it
Creating a healthy snack can be as simple as calling out existing health attributes on the packaging.
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.
Exclusive: New standards for sanitation
Revised ANSI requirements mark a major step for improving the sanitary design of equipment.
Cap Spending looks good for 2013
Confidence surges as companies believe their outlook is a better than the economy as a whole.
Hiring America’s 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.
How to boost your ingredient IQ
AIB International course to be held April 8-11 at Manhattan, KS