Bakers Push Back on Vaccine and Testing Mandates, Encourage Collaborative Solutions

September 13, 2021 American Bakers Association

American Bakers Association (ABA) President and CEO Robb MacKie released the following statement on President Joe Biden’s action plan to combat COVID-19.

On the Rise: Baking Industry Careers Virtual Job Fair

September 10, 2021 American Bakers Association

Americans enjoy baked goods every day. Behind that bagel, cookie, or piece of toast are nearly 800,000 people who work for the commercial baking companies producing those delicious products. Those companies are offering thousands of new career opportunities across the country. To help people looking for a new career learn more about this industry, Baking Works, the baking industry’s careers site created by the American Bakers Association (ABA), is hosting a free Virtual Career Fair on September 28-29, 2021, from 2 pm – 4 pm EDT.

Excitement Builds For IBIE 2022

It’s still more than a year away, but IBIE 2022 in Las Vegas is very much on the minds of baking industry professionals — and planning is moving into higher gear.

ABA: Our Deepest Gratitude

This year’s Labor Day will be an exciting one as friends and family can more safely come together to celebrate their community while enjoying baked goods paired with delicious grilled creations. Meanwhile, we encourage everyone to reflect on the holiday’s focus: the contributions and achievements of the American workforce, and specifically, the nearly 800,000 workers of the baking industry.

Baking Industry Experts Can Now Apply to Speak in the IBIE 2022 Education Program

The International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE), North America’s largest baking industry event (also known as the Baking Expo™), has officially opened its call for speakers for the 2022 show. Selected presenters will have the chance to showcase their expertise; share business best practices; provide hands-on demonstrations and highlight emerging industry solutions, trends and technologies to thousands of grain-based foods professionals. IBIE 2022 is scheduled for Sept. 18-21, with a full day of education held Sept. 17, in Las Vegas, Nevada.