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HR & Safety News: Revisions to Standard for Ovens and Furnaces Approved by NFPA

Bakers who are looking to buy a new oven or modify, expand or refurbish an existing one face new process restrictions because of recent revisions to the Standard for Ovens and Furnaces approved by the National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA).
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Gen-Z Millennial Report

ABA unveils most in-depth study on Gen Z consumers habits; Reveals Millennial perceptions of baked goods

American Baker’s Association (ABA) and Center for Generational Kinetics released a new report revealing the habits, perceptions, and relationship of Millennial and Gen Z consumers toward commercially baked goods.
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Power of Bakery Report

Bakery is a Driver for Grocery Store Sales and Emotional Connections with Consumers

American Baker’s Association (ABA) and Food Marketing Institute (FMI) today jointly released the inaugural Power of Bakery report that assesses the bakery grocery category.
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Congratulations to the 2018 ABA Safety Recognition Program Awardees!

ABA recognizes the 169 locations which have achieved a high level of safety performance as an ongoing effort to reduce work related injuries and illnesses.
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ABA ATBI NextGenBaker Technical Conference

ABA and ATBI Announce the NextGenBaker Scholarship to Support Future Leaders of the Baking Industry

Allied Trades of the Baking Industry (ATBI) and ABA announced a new scholarship opportunity for aspiring baking industry leaders.
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Calling All Cake Decorators – Compete at IBIE

Do you have what it takes to compete in one of baking’s most prestigious contests? RBA’s Pillsbury Bakers’ Plus Creative Cake Decorating Competition is back at IBIE and hosted by none other than Angela May! Covering wedding cakes, rolled fondant, and sculpted cake categori
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ABA Thanks Administration for Continuation of Border Traffic, Urges Recommitment to USMCA Passage

While the President backed down from his border closure threats, his continued support for the steel, aluminum, and auto tariffs troubles manufacturers.
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American Bakers Association and Valley Cooperative Association Announce Partnership

The American Bakers Association and Valley Cooperative Association have entered into a unique membership arrangement which will leverage key strengths of each organization.
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HR & Safety News: White-collar Overtime Exemption, Regular Rate of Pay, Joint Employer

March Marked by Labor Regulatory Rollout The Department of Labor (DOL) rolled out three key proposed rules of interest to the baking industry during the month of March. White-collar Overtime Exemption Regular Rate of Pay Joint Employer New Overtime Threshold Earlier this month, DOL re
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