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July 13, 2017

One baker's plan to revive the boulangerie in France

Pascal Rigo, saddened by the decline in small boulangeries in France, has embarked on a crusade to make the mom-and-pop shop a growing success. The New York Times reports.

AMF hires global human resources director

International bakery equipment manufacturer AMF Bakery Systems appointed Monika Eiden as its global human resources director.

Gluten-free bread banned by Vatican

The Vatican has barred gluten-free bread from use in the Holy Communion, a law that will apply to over a billion Catholics worldwide. Beth Timmins of the Independent reports.
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BAC Atlantic Chapter Golf Tournament

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