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Trade groups: GMO labeling is on the way

February 14, 2014

Groups for Monsanto, PepsiCo and other major food companies are teaming to form the Coalition for Safe Affordable Food (CFSAF). The group hopes to create one national standard for Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) labeling and oppose efforts in various states that are pushing for better consumer information.

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Bakers disappointed that sugar subsidy program remains in Farm Bill

February 13, 2014

The American Bakers Association comments on the 2014 Farm Bill’s continued inclusion of the U.S. sugar program.

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Grupo Bimbo to acquire Canada Bread for $1.83 billion

February 12, 2014

Canada Bread Co. announces it is being purchased by Mexico’s Grupo Bimbo for $1.83 billion.

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SNAXPO goes to Dallas

February 12, 2014

Snack food professionals will mosey on down to Dallas, March 1-4, to attend SNAXPO 2014, the Snack Food Association’s annual exhibition and conference. Attendees will be able to check out more than 125 exhibits, attend educational sessions, network with colleagues and more at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center and the Omni Dallas Hotel.

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Nature’s Bakery seeks to acquire Missouri bakery

February 11, 2014

Nevada-based Nature’s Bakery, a maker of fig bars, has made a $4.1 million bid to acquire Theodoro Baking Co. in Hazelwood, Mo.

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2014 Sweets & Snacks Expo show floor sold out

February 10, 2014

More than 23 countries will exhibit at the confectionery and snack industry’s premier event, to be held May 20-22 at McCormick Place in Chicago.

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Mondelez to invest $130 million in its U.S. biscuit manufacturing network

February 10, 2014

Mondelez International plans to invest more than $130 million in new biscuit manufacturing technology and capabilities in the U.S. The investment will focus on bakeries in New Jersey and Virginia and result in the closure of the company’s Philadelphia bakery.

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American farmers, industry groups form Coalition for Safe Affordable Food

February 7, 2014

American farmers and representatives from a diverse group of industry and nongovernmental organizations form the Coalition for Safe Affordable Food (CFSAF) to advocate for Congressional action on a federal labeling solution for food and beverage products made with genetically modified ingredients (GMOs).

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FDA proposes to implement the Sanitary Food Transportation Act

February 7, 2014

The Food and Drug Administration released its proposal to implement the Sanitary Food Transportation Act. The proposal is the final element required by the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and includes requirements pertaining to refrigeration, vehicle cleaning and protection of food during transport.

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Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery will soon be on your phone

February 7, 2014

Look for access to our brand as a smartphone app at You’ll be able to access baking and snack food news, articles, exclusives, videos, products and columns while on the go. You’ll also find trends, reports, economic outlooks, case studies, exciting upcoming events and much more!

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