Every year Baking & Snack partners with Cypress Research to conduct the Capital Spending Survey, sponsored by BEMA. This study offers a trending look at how industrial baking companies are investing capital into new equipment and technologies. In this free live webinar, Baking & Snack Editor Charlotte Atchley will take a look at how the needs of the baking industry today are impacting capital spending for 2023 with panelists Mike LaValle, Intralox; Jim Warren, Reading Bakery Systems, and Jason Stricker, Shick Esteve.Read More
Can you imagine your finance team on an abacus or even calculator instead of using software? No! And yet most food and beverage operations have done just that to the bulk of their work force, leaving their much bigger production team with paper, Excel, or ancient software. Compared to labor or capital expenditure, digitizing your production floor is inexpensive and immensely impactful, paying off in months, not years. Learn how food-specific WMS and Production management reduces errors, frees up your most critical employees, and even helps with retention.Read More
Ahead of IBIE 2022, Baking & Snack and Cypress Research, will offer an exclusive first look at the findings of their groundbreaking State of the Industrial Baking Industry survey targeting the US wholesale bakery manufacturing sector.
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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
The baking community came together Feb. 28 to March 2 in Chicago for the American Society of Baking’s BakingTech 2023 to share information, see old friends, meet new ones and celebrate the best in the business.
Five manufacturers and suppliers were issued patents.