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News and feature stories from Baking & Snack

Going mobile at Baking Expo
IBIE’s mobile app is designed to keep users up-to-date and on track.

Hispanic consumers love social media
If your target demographic is Hispanic, outlets such as Facebook and Twitter are the place to be.

Top of the morning
Breakfast products offer bakers room for growth.

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.

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.

IBIE Critical Thinking
Experts from ABA and BEMA reflect on the changes and challenges the industry faces heading into IBIE 2013.

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.

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.

Nutritionally responsible baked foods
Indulgent-snack producers find ways to improve the nutrition but maintain the taste of cookies, brownies and muffins.

Experts express fear of the unknown
Baking & Snack’s panel of experts tackles those issues that keep bakers awake at night.

Baking Expo 2013 brings great expectations
With the industry’s biggest show coming up fast, showgoers eagerly anticipate the latest marvels and opportunities.

Symbols of quality
In a sea of labels, kosher sets the standard, while halal represents the new frontier.

Keeping clean while being green
Sustainability and sanitation can work together, but make no compromises when it comes to food safety.

Solving the commodity conundrum
Baking & Snack’s panel of experts discusses the issues surrounding rising commodity costs.

Investing in the baking industry
How one private equity firm finds success mid-sized food companies.

Innovation takes center stage at IBIE
New demonstrations, exhibition and technology to highlight 2013 Baking Expo.

Polarizing kosher labels
Many consumers think kosher is kosher, but not all kosher certifications are created equal.

Educating the industry at IBIE
Baking Expo’s education sessions target bakers big and small.

Industry launches online resource
Baking associations unite around first-of-its-kind ‘esource’

Claiming the right shopper
Bakers stake a claim on packaging that will fit consumers’ attitudes about health and the economy.

Waves of grains
As the whole grain market matures, companies diversify their wholesale product portfolios with new grains or by entering different product segments.

Investing in future bakers
BEMA’s ‘Investing in Our Future’ initiative seeks to support K-State’s bakery lab through equipment updates.

Building the dream team
When seeking tomorrow’s leaders, it’s less about where to look and more about what to look for.