To combat the widening workforce skills gap in baking and manufacturing, the American Bakers Association (ABA) and the American Society of Baking (ASB) earlier today released an anticipated and comprehensive multi-phase study – The Workforce Gap in U.S. Commercial Baking: Trends, Challenges and Solutions.
IRI, the global leader in innovative solutions and services for consumer, retail, media and over-the-counter health care companies, announced that it has reached a long-term agreement with The Kroger Co. to further enhance Kroger’s Customer 1st Strategy and strengthen the industry-leading solutions and services offered by IRI and Kroger.
The Middleby Corporation’s Industrial Bakery Group has named Eng. Scott McCally as Vice President of Engineering and Eng. Rick Rodarte as Vice President of Operations of The Middleby Bakery Group in Plano, TX.
AAK, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of high value-adding specialty vegetable fats and oils, announced the addition of Jim Rethore to its AAK USA leadership team. Jim Rethore joins AAK as Vice President-Operations.