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Gain Valuable Skills and Knowledge at IBIE 2019

Education is at the forefront at IBIE 2019, with a full day of educational programs before the exhibit hall opens. The most robust program to-date, IBIEducate will bring new ideas to light, provide unique training opportunities, and allow you to connect with industry experts and innov
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Baking Experts Aren’t Born, They’re Trained

ABA’s Cookie & Cracker Academy has three levels of training courses to teach cookie and cracker professionals the necessary baking manufacturing skills and knowledge.
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ABA Challenges Trump Administration on Latest Round of Chinese Tariffs

“Food and beverage manufacturing is the single largest manufacturing sector in the country and bakery is the biggest piece of that. Therefore we feel we are a prime target for retaliatory tariffs from China and others in trade disputes.” – MacKie Washington, D.C. – The US T
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ABA Brings a Unique Perspective to IBIE

As a co-owner of IBIE, the grain-based industry’s largest, most important trade event, the American Bakers Association brings a unique perspective.
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5 Reasons Why All Bakery Employees Should Understand the Basics

The ABA's Cookie & Cracker Academy Entry Level Training Program is an introductory program that provides the basic foundational information that all cookie and cracker personnel must know to work in a plant operations environment.
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ATBI NextGenBaker Scholarship Aims to Develop Baking Industry Leaders

The development of rising leaders is critical to the baking industry’s success. ATBI and ABA have partnered to offer an annual scholarship for a NextGenBaker to attend the NextGenBaker Leadership Forum this October 22-23, 2019 at the Marriott Marquis Atlanta. The award recipient will
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Retail and Foodservice Reps Attending BE Summit @ FTRAC

The ABA has confirmed that representatives from our two largest sales channels – retail and foodservice – will be joining us at the BE Summit @ FTRAC
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Author of USDA BE Rule to Speak at FTRAC

One of the authors of the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard, Trevor Findley, will be speaking at the Spring FRAC Conference this month. Trevor Findley is the Deputy Director of the Food Disclosure and Labeling Division at USDA.  Before joining AMS to help draft the
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Driving Policy Decisions at Logistics Conference

The ABA Logistics Professionals group, a collection of all the transportation professionals in the baking industry, met to drive future policy decisions at the Logistics Conference in Chicago, IL from April 29-30. These professionals handle the delivery of the products, manage the upk
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