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Mini Pastries Steal the Show

When bakery professionals travel for business they’re always on the look out for new ideas and bakery trends that might apply to their bakeries. Mini pastries were the clear trend in Munich, Germany recently at the 23rd iba, an international trade fair for bakery, pastry and snacks. While the move […]


Get your RBA baker certification

The next practical test for Certified Baker and Certified Master Baker will be held August 22-23 at Kendall College in Chicago. Before candidates can take the practical test, they must first send applications to┬áRetail Bakers of America (RBA), Tinley Park, Ill., and pass a written test that is now available […]

Cake Artists

Fashion show to present wearable cake designs

Cakes will take the spotlight at The Americas Cake and Sugarcraft Fair to be held Sept. 18-20 in Orlando, Fla. The fair, open to the public and trade, will feature cake competitions, more than 75 demonstrations and hands-on classes, and a sugar art fashion show. “On Friday night, the show […]