BEMA’s annual convention saw record attendance this year in San Diego, June 22-25.
(From left) Tim Cook, Linxis Group; Mike Day, Banner-Day; and Kerwin Brown, BEMA.
Audrey St. Onge (left) and Shamla Moodley, Lallemand North America.
BEMA members and baker attendees discuss business at BEMA Connect.
Lili Economakis (left), Aspire Bakeries; and Cesar Zelaya, GEA North America, at BEMA Connect.
(From left) Tom McCurry, Cain Food Industries; Dennis Gunnell, Formost Fuji; Teresa Ruder, LeMatic, Inc.; Kelly Allen, BEMA; Shawn Moye, Collin Moye and Gavin Moye, Reading Bakery Systems; and Jay Hardy, J&K Ingredients.
Sara Bediako (left) and Trina Bediako, New Horizons Baking Co.
Markey Culver (left), The Women’s Bakery, catches up with Craig Souser, JLS Automation.
(From left) Jason Ward, AMF Bakery Systems; Josh Sosland, Sosland Publishing Co.; Marjorie Hellmer, Cypress Research; and Jennifer Lindsey, Corbion, discuss BEMA Intel.
The executive committee — (from left) Tim Cook, Linxis Group; Jim Warren, Reading Bakery Systems; Patrice Painchaud, Rexfab; Clay Miller, Burford Corp., a Middleby Bakery company; Rick Hoskins, Colborne Foodbotics; and Kerwin Brown, BEMA — conduct the BEMA members meeting at BEMA convention.
Pauline Kariuki, The Women’s Bakery, gives BEMA an update on the organization’s needs and goals.
(From left) Kerwin Brown, BEMA; Cordia Harrington, Crown Bakeries; and Tim Cook, Linxis Group, give an update on how bakers and suppliers are experiencing the industry’s current challenges.
(From left) Emily Bowers, BEMA, moderates a panel on workforce with Christy Pettey, Kwik Lok Corp.; Trina Bediako, New Horizons Baking Co.; Nathan Norris, Highland Baking Co.; and Pamela Clayborne, JLS Automation.
(From left) John Mulloy, 151 Foods; Lili Economakis, Aspire Bakeries; Jeff Miller, CH Guenther & Son; Gary Schmidt, Hostess Brands; and R.T. Tepsic, Lineage Logistics, field BEMA member questions during the Ask-A-Baker Luncheon.
(From left) Monica Watrous, Charlotte Atchley and John Atchley, Sosland Publishing, and Markey Culver, The Women’s Bakery.
(From left) Melanie Moye, Reading Bakery Systems; Eric Cruse, Peerless Food Equipment; Misty Heiser and Brandon Heiser, Roskam Baking; Matt Ungashick, Shick Esteve; Vince Tamborello and Carol Tamborello, Benchmark Automation.
(From left) Cesar Zelaya, GEA North America; Jeff Nelson, Brolite Products; Ron Scott and Pam Scott, H-E-B.
(From left) Olivia Boddicker and James Boddicker, Sosland Publishing Co.; Clint Adams and Logan Adams, Babbco/CBF Bakery Systems.
The BEMA Board of Directors.
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