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American Bakers Association Announces Two New Government Relations Staff

The American Bakers Association is happy to announce two new Government Relations staff members: Lauren Williams, Director of Government Relations and Zack Decker, Government Relations Manager.
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Bakers’ Request for Additional Imports of Sugar Granted by USDA and Department of Commerce

An urgent notification from the American Bakers Association (ABA) to the US Department of Agriculture moved the Department of Commerce to increase the quantity of Mexican refined sugar permitted to be exported by 100,000 short tons.
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2019 Technical Conference Highlights: Power of Bakery

Check out the highlights from TechCon 2019: The cookie cracker operations conference.
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Power of Bakery Update: Indulgent Items and In-Store Bakery

At IBIE 2019, ABA updated the Power of Bakery Report with new data on baked goods in a retail setting. Learn the latest on indulgent and savory baked goods.
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ABA Applauds Effort to Solve Vexing Multi-Employer Pension Challenge

“We applaud the dedicated leadership of Senate Finance Committee Chair Chuck Grassley and Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Chair Lamar Alexander, for this vitally important step towards solving the vexing multi-employer pension challenge. Their leadership on this
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Cookie & Cracker Manufacturing Course: Over 30 Chapters to Master the Baking Process

With the Cookie & Cracker Manufacturing Course, students will learn a variety of topics, covering the entire process of cookie and cracker manufacturing.
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In Memoriam: David Gardner of Alfred Nickles Bakery, Inc.

ABA is heartbroken to hear about the passing of longtime member David Gardner, CEO of Alfred Nickles Bakery, Inc. Read more about David's life here.
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Professionals Group Spotlight: Food Technical & Regulatory Affairs

Learn about the Food Technical & Regulatory Affairs Professional Group that decides the direction and consensus on key food safety and nutrition issues.
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ABA’s Intermediate Training: For those who are sandwiched in between

The Intermediate Training (IT) Course is a mid-level program for individuals who are ready to move beyond the basics in cookie and cracker manufacturing.
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