Note: After an exhaustive process of due diligence conversations and staff preparation efforts, ABA has come to a difficult decision to cancel the 2020 ABA Annual Convention in Scottsdale, AZ. Learn more here.
ABA 2020 Convention will feature speakers and sessions that will get the baking industry thinking about the beyond. At the Afternoon Business Session, don’t miss an expert panel, moderated by Douglas Peckenpaugh, Group Editorial Director of Cannabis of BNP.
Cannabis is an emerging and charged ingredient in the food industry that continues to generate curiosity among both consumers and business owners. What should the wholesale baking industry anticipate? Through his expert reporting on the baking and food sector, Douglas brings a unique perspective, guaranteeing an informed discussion about how cannabis is transforming baking as we know it. The panel discussion will address the legal perspectives, marketplace demographics, and supply issues of this unique ingredient that factor into bakers’ business decisions of venturing into this new landscape.
About the Moderator
Douglas J. Peckenpaugh is Group Editorial Director of Snack, Bakery, Cannabis, Meat, Candy and Food Safety for BNP Media. He has over two decades of publishing experience following the food industry from farm to fork, covering agriculture, ingredient processing, CPG and foodservice R&D, retail and restaurant menu trends, and retail grocery branding. He is a member of the Research Chefs Association and the International Foodservice Editorial Council. Doug studied Professional and Creative Writing at Purdue University. (Source: SF&WB)
Douglas has written extensively about cannabis and baking for BNP Media. Check out his article: Understanding quality and safety considerations for cannabis-infused baked goods in Snack Food & Wholesale Baking ahead of Convention.