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March 9, 2017

Canadian baker wins U.K. pasty competition

A baker from Canada has won a top title at the World Pasty Championships at the Eden Project in Cornwall, England. Gerry Ramier, who runs a bakery near Niagara Falls, Ont., with his wife, was victorious in the hotly contested Cornish Pasty Professional class. It was the first time he'd entered the competition.

Jake the Baker contest heating up

Entries are arriving for Bakers Journal’s 2017 Jake the Baker Contest! Thanks to our generous sponsors Ardent Mills and Reiser, the winner will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to Bakery Congress 2017 in Vancouver and a cover story in Bakers Journal. The deadline to enter is just over a month away – April 14, 2017 – so submit your entry now at

Canada Bread acquires Stonemill Bakehouse

Canada Bread Co. Ltd. a subsidiary of Grupo Bimbo S.A.B. de C.V., has completed the acquisition of the total shares of Stonemill Bakehouse Ltd. located in Toronto. Stonemill employs approximately 100 associates and operates one production facility in Scarborough, Ont., and a store in St. Lawrence Market in Toronto.
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Industry group’s campaign celebrates Canada

We all have a special restaurant moment. What’s yours? For Canada 150, Restaurants Canada is launching Making Moments, a campaign to collectively celebrate and share the unique role that restaurants play in the everyday lives of Canadians. All Canadians – restaurant owners, employees, and customers – are invited to share their favourite restaurant moment. The winning submission will win the entrant a trip for two to Yukon. » Read more...


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