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World Chocolate Masters has tie for 1st place

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The World Chocolate Masters saw both France and Switzerland tied for first place. France’s chocolatier, Yoann Laval and the Swiss pastry chef, Elias Läderach both won 1st position, with 163 points each. The judging will continue, as only a third of the contestants have been judged to date.  Läderach is a pastry chef at Confiseur Läderach AG.  The judges praised… Read more »

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76 thousand visitors at 2018 iba Munich

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Iba 2018 wrapped up its five day trade show in Munich on September 20, 2018. The show featured new additions to its growing repertoire, such as offering digital solutions to bakeries, and adding a speakers corner. This international trade show featured bakers from Brazil, China, Germany, Iceland, Japan, Norway and Taiwan. The UICBC Junior World Championship of Confectioners competed on… Read more »

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Two Chefs of the Year crowned at Summit

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Canada’s top pizza makers were named at the Canadian Pizza Summit and Chef of the Year Competitions. This year two winners shared the title of Chef of the Year. Chef of the Year (Traditional) is Giuseppe Cortinovis of Ignite Pizzeria in Vancouver. Chef of the Year (Open) is Dean Litster of Armando’s Pizza in Windsor, Ont. Cortinovis’ pizza is called… Read more »

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Gulfood Manufacturing 2018 at the forefront of industry

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The fifth edition of Gulfood Manufacturing, the Middle East’s largest food and beverage processing forum which runs at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) this November, promises to be the Gulfood spin-off’s most well-rounded and forward-looking exhibition and conference to date, offering a 360-degree solutions platform for a regional industry buoyed by strong consumer demand in an increasingly competitive marketplace. While… Read more »

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Sigep 2019 is coming

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The 40th SIGEP (Rimini Expo Centre, 19-23 January 2019) will look to the future, celebrating the tradition of the world´s leading trade fair for artisan confectionery and pursuing the aim of highlighting the talent of great professionals, from the youngest to well-known international masters. SIGEP 2019 will sum up the activity of highlighting the product chains carried out worldwide in… Read more »

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Final countdown for iba international trade event in Munich

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With more than 1,300 exhibitors expected to visit Munich, Germany, for iba, this year’s event is attracting a huge level of interest. Neill Barston speaks exclusively to project manager Claudia Weidner As project manager for iba, Claudia Weidner is well aware of the major logistical, technical and practical challenges arising from staging a major global industry trade fair. The executive… Read more »

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Major industry players prepare for iba trade fair

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With an extensive range of equipment, processes and concepts being launched at this year’s iba in Germany, we examine some of the technology highlights expected at the event this month in Munich During this year’s event, Theegarten-Pactec will be showcasing its latest portfolio for primary packaging of snacks at the joint stand with Winkler and Dünnebier. The premium supplier develops… Read more »

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International Artisan Bakery Expo launched

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Business-to-business trade show and conference producer, Emerald Expositions, has announced the launch of the International Artisan Bakery Expo (IABE.) The event will stage alongside the International Pizza Expo, March 5-7, 2019 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. “For the first time in more than a decade, the artisan and retail bakers will have annual trade show focused on their unique businesses,” said Peter Lachapelle,… Read more »

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EXPO PACK in Mexico is the biggest yet

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The largest Expo Pack show in Mexico ever, hits new high as it attracted over 1000 exhibitors. It has also set a newer standard for 100 member companies across the 2950 net square meters, a 18% growth from 2016. The largest Expo Pack show in Mexico ever, hits new high as it attracted over 1000 exhibitors. It has also set… Read more »

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Get Ready for iba 2018

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Visitors can experience outstanding artisan achievements, discover new ideas, open up additional areas of business, learn about technical developments in the trade, watch new machines in action, test products, listen to lectures, talk to experts and thereby promote their own company. iba’s organizers explain the reasons that a visit to the trade fair is a must for those in the… Read more »

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