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Baking industry faces multiple FDA, USDA regulations, says IBA

March 14, 2014

The Independent Bakers Association (IBA) says pending federal regulations pertaining to partially hydrogenated oils, sanitary transportation and school wellness are slated for discussion during its membership meeting on March 16 in Scottsdale, Ariz.

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McDonald’s considers offering pastries on breakfast menu

March 13, 2014

Facing tighter competition for fast-food breakfast items from traditional and nontraditional competitors as well as a generational values shift, McDonald’s is testing new breakfast menu items.

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ASB names 2014 Baking Hall of Fame recipients

March 12, 2014
The American Society of Baking (ASB), Swedesboro, N.J., held the 2014 edition of BakingTech, its annual technical conference, at Chicago’s Marriott Downtown March 2-4. On March 3, the organization once again honored several baking industry leaders with Baking Hall of Fame awards.
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Aryzta to buy two North American bakeries

March 11, 2014

Global food company Aryzta AG is acquiring Pineridge Bakery in Ontario and Cloverhill Bakery in Chicago.

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Safeway, Albertsons to merge

March 10, 2014

Safeway Inc. and Albertsons announced a definitive agreement on March 6 to merge. The merger will create a diversified network of more than 2,400 stores, 27 distribution facilities and 20 manufacturing plants with more than 250,000 employees.

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Snack industry strong and vibrant, says IRI's Sally Lyons-Wyatt

March 10, 2014

The state of the snack industry is strong and vibrant, but there's plenty of room to grow if snack makers respond with products, packaging, advertising and in-store merchandising that meet the needs of today’s dynamic on-the-go consumer, Sally Lyons-Wyatt of IRI told attendees at SNAXPO 2014’s opening session on March 3 in Dallas.

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GMA, FMI unveil consumer education campaign

March 7, 2014

The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) unveiled a national consumer education campaign on March 3 to bolster awareness and understanding of the nutrient-based labeling system Facts Up Front.

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George W. Bush highlights at SNAXPO

March 6, 2014

President George W. Bush discussed his experiences as president, as well as the years following, before a SNAXPO audience on March 4. Chatting with Mark Singleton, the Snack Food Association’s incoming chairman, Bush gave candid remarks in what for many in the audience was a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

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ADM to move global headquarters to Chicago

March 6, 2014

Decatur, Ill.-based Archer Daniels Midland Co. (ADM) announced in February that it’s moving its global headquarters to downtown Chicago.

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SFA names Rudolph Foods’ Mark Singleton chairman

February 28, 2014

On March, Mark Singleton of Rudolph Foods Co. Inc. becomes chairman of the Snack Food Association’s (SFA) board of directors for the 2014-2015 term.

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