National Donut Day
Holiday / National Events

National Donut Day

National Donut Day is Friday, June 2nd Crullers, fritters, long johns, even good old-fashioned cake donuts will be celebrated on National Donut Day which falls annually on the first Friday of June.  The day began in 1938 in Chicago to honor the Salvation Army’s “Doughnut Lassies.” Today, bakers across the country offer specials to celebrate … Continue reading

Pillsbury Bakers’ Plus Decorating Competition
Competitions / National Events

Pillsbury Bakers’ Plus Decorating Competition

Creativity takes center stage when the country’s top professional cake decorators challenge each other in a contest of imagination, artistry and skill. This two-day intense competition will take place during one of the baking industries most prestigious events, IBIE in Las Vegas. NEW IN 2016 – TEAMS!! Six teams of two will compete on the national stage … Continue reading

IBIE 2016 Education Program Expands Scope and Depth for Retail Bakers
Industry Event / National Events

IBIE 2016 Education Program Expands Scope and Depth for Retail Bakers

Washington, D.C. (April 11, 2016) — The International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE), the largest, most influential event for the grain-based food industry, has announced an expanded educational program highlighting the latest techniques and proven strategies for streamlining retail operations, improving product quality and increasing profits. Held October 8–11, 2016, at the Las Vegas Convention Center, … Continue reading

National Events

The Great Purple Cupcake Project

The Great Purple Cupcake Project What’s this all about? Conceived by three smart cupcakes at ‘The Anita Kaufmann Foundation (AKF), The Great Purple Cupcake Project is a sweet epilepsy awareness initiative supporting Purple Day (March 26th, 2014). During the week of March 26th AKF is inviting bakeries and cupcakeries across Minnesota and our surrounding states … Continue reading

National Events

13th Annual Pillsbury Bakers’ Plus Creative Decorating Competition

RBA Announces the Contestants for 13th Annual Pillsbury Bakers’ Plus Creative Decorating Competition Washington, DC— The Retail Bakers of America (RBA) has announced the contestants for the 13th Annual Pillsbury Bakers’ Plus Creative Decorating Competition to be held on October 6-9 at the International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE) in Las Vegas, Nevada. The twelve contestants … Continue reading

National Events

IBIE 2013

The Entire Baking Industry, All Together The Baking Expo™, October 6 – 9, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. After a huge and successful event in 2010 that saw an impressive 40% increase in attendance, the Baking Expo™ (IBIE) is setting its sights on even greater participation in 2013, with aggressive marketing to international buyers and … Continue reading

National Events

IDDBA’s Dairy-Deli-Bake 2013 will be in Orlando, FL

The International Dairy-Deli-Bakery Association’s™ (IDDBA) 49th annual seminar and expo, Dairy-Deli-Bake 2013, will be held in Orlando, FL, at the Orange County Convention Center, June 2-4. The theme for the show is Foodie All-Stars. The IDDBA show is a full-service seminar and expo with qualified retail buyers and merchandisers, the best dairy, deli, bakery, cheese, … Continue reading