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ASB Launches Refreshed Branding

By Annie Hollon CARMEL, IN, July 3, 2024 — In its centennial anniversary year, American Society of Baking (ASB) has unveiled a new look, complete with a fresh logo and according to the association, was revamped to “carry on a century of evolution.” “On the heels of ASB’s 100-year anniversary, the ASB board reflected on the organization’s legacy […]

Baking Basics 101 Now Available at ASB Through Education Collaboration with ABA

Carmel, IND., April 15, 2024 The wholesale bakery training course, Baking Basics 101, is now accessible on the American Society of Baking‘s (ASB) Education Hub as part of a collaborative partnership with the American Bakers Association (ABA). This initiative, which integrates ABA’s Bakers Manufacturing Academy courses into ASB’s Education Hub, marks a significant advancement in […]

University of Florida team triumphs in 2024 ASB Product Development Competition

CARMEL, IND., March 13, 2024 – The University of Florida has emerged as the winner of the American Society of Baking (ASB) competitive Product Development Competition. According to the judges their entry, Glow Squares, not only demonstrated exceptional creativity but also met the highest standards of quality and safety. For the 2024 competition, students submitted proposals for […]

American Society of Baking Launches BAKERpedia Content Exclusively to Members as Part of the New Education Hub

CARMEL, IND., January 29, 2024 – The American Society of Baking (ASB) is excited to unveil the integration of BAKERpedia’s extensive online encyclopedia, which contains over 700 pages of commercial baking resources, now exclusively available to ASB members as part of their commitment to support growth and innovation in the baking industry.   BAKERpedia, a multi-media […]

ABA and ASB Partner to Advance Training Solutions for the Baking Industry’s Workforce

WASHINGTON D.C., Jan 24, 2024 –  The American Bakers Association (ABA) and the American Society of Baking (ASB) are partnering to enhance educational opportunities for professionals in the baking industry. This collaboration brings ABA’s Bakers Manufacturing Academy courses to ASB’s Learning Management System (LMS) the Education Hub, making these resources more convenient and accessible to […]

Baking Hall of Fame Names New Committee Members

CARMEL, IND., December 18, 2023 — The American Society of Baking (ASB) announced that Morgan Murphy, Lee Sanders, and Val Wayland have become the newest members of the Baking Hall of Fame (HOF) Selection Committee. “What an outstanding opportunity for our committee to grow our network and expand its insight,” said Rowdy Brixey, founder and […]

ASB welcomes new class into the Baking Hall of Fame

By Charlotte Atchley URBANA, OHIO — The American Society of Baking (ASB) announced the 2024 inductees into the Baking Hall of Fame at its regional meetup held Nov. 6 at the Bundy Baking Museum, which is home to the Baking Hall of Fame. Started in 2006 and the brainchild of Gary Brodsky, the Hall of Fame […]

ASB Announces Keynote Speakers

BY Evan Bail CARMEL, IN — With the American Society of Baking’s (ASB) BakingTECH 2024 less than five months away, the organization has revealed the speakers for its upcoming event. The opening keynote will be given by Kenyon Salo, a trainer, facilitator and speaker in adventure, leadership and team building, he is known as the “James Bond of motivational […]

ASB Hosts Member Town Hall

BY Joanie Spencer KANSAS CITY, MO, Sept. 11, 2023 — As the American Society of Baking (ASB) approaches its celebration of 100 years, the association hosted a virtual membership town hall, led by board chair, Eric Lewis, VP of quality assurance and regulatory for Thomasville, GA-based Flowers Foods, and Kristen Spriggs, ASB executive director, to share information about several […]

ASB Hires Director of Education

CARMEL, Ind., August 21, 2023 – ASB Focuses on Workforce Training & Development  Sarah Day joins the ASB staff as Director of Education focusing on ASB’s strategic vision to deliver training, development, and educational resources to its growing membership and the commercial baking industry at-large.   The ASB Board of Directors approved its 2023-2024 Business Plan […]