News and feature stories from Baking & Snack

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.

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 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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’

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

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

ABA members become energy stars
Two ABA members participating in EPA’s Energy Star Challenge for Industry program reflect how it has made their bakeries’ future a bit brighter.

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

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

Lessons learned at All About Baking
AIB’s weeklong class provides the foundation for a life in the baking industry.

IBIE One-stop shopping
By incorporating pizza and other new market segments, IBIE meets the needs of the baking industry in its entirety.

IBIE introduces Innovation Showcase
This gallery will guide attendees to the latest on the show floor.

Protecting the bottom line
Employee safety can have the biggest impact on a bakery’s overhead.