The baking industry will have a lot on its plate in 2022, and it can leverage pandemic-era lessons to address upcoming challenges.
Many of those lessons were relayed in American Bakers Association (ABA) webinars and Bake to the Future podcasts during the past year (which, if you haven’t listened yet, I highly recommend.) Here are five strategies emphasized that will be imperatives in the coming year.
LESSON 1: SOLIDIFY SUPPLIER PARTNERSHIPS
Severe commodity price increases have impacted bakers for much of 2021, a period marked by extreme supply chain hurdles. An ABA podcast in June spotlighted this ongoing challenge and highlighted ways to attempt to reduce the problem. One of these is solidifying relationships with suppliers to improve communications and help companies better navigate and forecast.
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