Sanitation in a bakery or confectionery plant is a critical, large-scale effort with a significant cost and if done improperly, it can have long-lasting consequences of which are difficult to recover. This is especially important with the sesame allergen regulation deadline approaching. Implementing an effective sanitation program through automation can help minimize the window of time needed for effective results, reducing downtime, and needed personnel to perform the job successfully. Learn how one of the industry’s leading confectioners implemented sanitation automation for their conveyor belt system to deliver significant labor savings as well as many other benefits.Read More
As the labor market becomes even tighter, the baking industry’s workforce gap has only widened. Baking companies are turning to automation to stand in that gap. Baking & Snack partnered with Cypress Research to deliver brand new industry research that reveals how bakers are investing in automation to specifically alleviate workforce challenges. In this live webinar, connect the dots between labor concerns and automation with Marjorie Hellmer, Cypress Research; Rowdy Brixey, Brixey Engineering, and Ken Newsome, Markel Food Group.Read More
Consumer attitudes and preferences are constantly shifting, driving change throughout the food industry, especially in the tortilla market. Tortilla manufacturers can gain a competitive advantage by responding to these consumer driven trends. In this webinar, we will discuss top trends driving the industry as well as a deeper dive into the formulation requirements necessary for manufacturers to develop excellent tortillas.Read More
This webinar from Lesaffre Corporation will share consumer data on the impact of sensory inputs on food purchase decisions, as well as highlight a unique new topping ingredient that can increase the sensory appeal of your baked goods so you can stand out on-shelf.Read More
This 20-minute webinar details the findings of a C+R Research study commissioned by Lesaffre Corporation to uncover consumer insights about clean label baked goods. You will gain an understanding of the demographics and purchasing habits of clean label consumers, as well as strategic considerations for clean label reformulation.Read More
After two years of virtual events, the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) bought the food science industry back together in-person with its newly rebranded annual meeting and expo, IFT FIRST: Annual Event & Expo, which took place July 10-13 in Chicago.