Baking

ProSweets, to be held in Cologne, Germany, next week, will be showcasing a startling variety of innovative NPDs.

Snacking NPD at ISM: Chickpea biscuits and apple chips

By Gill Hyslop

ProSweets/ISM is not only about confectionery. Hundreds of bakery and snack makers will also tout their services– here are just a few examples of what they have to offer in Cologne, Germany (January 28 to 31, 2018).

Europain 2018 is being reinvented to answer the demand of today's selective yet demanding consumer. Pic: ©GettyImages/RossHelen

New direction for Europain to capitalize on fast-changing sector

By Gill Hyslop

Marie-Odile Fondeur, MD of Europain Paris told BakeryandSnacks the organizers have reinvented the February 2018 edition of the global Europain, World Bakery, Pastry, Ice Cream, Chocolate and Confectionery Trade Show to keep up with the ever-evolving market.

Grupo Bimbo has finalized the acquisition of US bun producer East Balt Bakeries and formed a new division, Bimbo QSR, to focus on the quick service restaurant sector. Pic: ©iStock/firstwavemedia

Grupo Bimbo finalizes East Balt deal to form Bimbo QSR

By Gill Hyslop

Grupo Bimbo has completed the integration of East Balt Bakeries, opening a new division that will boost the Mexican bakery giant’s global growth strategy in ‘high-potential’ markets and sectors.

US bakers applaud bill for harmonizing employee definition

US bakers applaud bill for harmonizing employee definition

By Douglas Yu

American Bakers Association (ABA) says the newly-proposed bill to synchronize the Fair Labor Act’s definition of ‘employee’ with that stated by federal law could benefit independent contractors in the baking industry.