Retail Bakers

A World of Inspiration Awaits you at IBIE

The multi-billion dollar retail baking market is competitive, dynamic and trend-driven. Consumers with changing tastes and heightened awareness are demanding healthier options, multi-cultural foods and more adventurous flavors. Smartphones, in-store technology and social media are all changing the way bakeries compete in the marketplace and sell to their customers. For retail bakers who want to maintain and grow their success, staying ahead of the ever-changing curve is essential.

Retail Bakers of AmericaIBIE has joined forces with the Retail Bakers of America (RBA) to give you greater access to the new suppliers, new ideas and networking opportunities— plus, take advantage of RBA’s famous educational programming, hands-on demonstrations and inspiring competitions to keep you ahead of chaining consumer trends.

Find the latest technology and ingredients to capitalize on consumer trends and maximize efficiencies at the retail level.

Baking equipment Ingredients
Flavorings Ingredient handling systems
Packaging materials Business services

Source: IBIE 2013 Products

Compare options, establish relationships and do business with companies that supply retail bakers with equipment, ingredients, technology and information.

Abel & Schafer Inc. Kwik Lok Corporation
ADM Lallemand/American Yeast Division
Allied Metal Spinners Lesaffre Yeast Corporation
American Institute of Baking LVO Manufacturing, Inc.
Bake Mark USA Malt Products Corporation
Bakery Crafts Michael Foods, Inc.
Barry Callebaut USA MIWE America, LLC
Best Brands Corp. Moline Machinery Ltd.
Bunge Oils Nilfisk-Advance America Inc.
CalJava International, Inc. Novacart Inc.
Caravan Products Paris Gormet
Cargill Par-Way Tryson Co.
Carmi Flavors Penn Scale Mfg. Co.
Chicago Metallic Pfeil & Holing, Inc.
CM Packaging proBAKE, Inc.
Dawn Foods Products Puratos Corporation
DecoPac, Douglas Machines Corp. Qualita Paper Products
Enjay Converters Ltd. Reiser, Revent Incorporated
Erika Record LLC Savage Bros. Co.
BM Baking Machines, Inc. Silesia Grill Machines, Inc.
Fleischmann’s Yeast Somerset Industries
General Mills Bakeries & Foodservice Southern Champion Tray
Guittard Chocolate Company Unifiller Systems, Inc.
Inline Plastics Corp. Univex Corp.
InnoSeal Systems Viking Importing Company and more*.

Source: IBIE 2013 Exhibitors

Retail bakers involved in management, manufacturing and marketing attend IBIE to get answers, make connections and stay ahead of the curve.

Alessi Bakery Bennison’s Bakery
Crawford’s Bakery & Deli Deerfield’s Bakery
Golden Gate Bakery, Inc. King’s Hawaiian Bakery
La Bonbonniere Bake Shoppe Let Them Eat Cake, Merritt’s Bakery
Nadler’s Bakery Olde Tyme Pastries
Pete and Joy’s Bakery Porto’s Bakery
Rao’s Bakery Servatii Pastry Shop
Terranetti’s Italian Bakery Viktor Benes Bakeries and more

Source: IBIE 2013 Attendees

Learn professional techniques and proven strategies that will streamline your retail baking operation, improve your product quality and increase your profits. IBIE 2016 educational sessions included:

Texturing Techniques in Fondant and Modeling Chocolate The Secrets of Successfully Writing and Piping on Cakes
2-D Sculpted Cakes Easy Edible Lace & Wafer Paper Flower
Cake Sculpture with Internal Frame Tips, Tricks, Gadgets and Interesting Factoids for the Professional Baker
There’s Money in the Air: Airbrush Techniques Class The Future of Wholesale Baking with Marijuana
Mid-Year Consumer Update with Todd Hale Closing the Workforce Gap

Enjoy an engaging and interactive experience with new show features that better facilitate networking, hands-on learning and inspiration, as well as returning programs that have been revamped. IBIE 2016 show features included:

NEW All-American Tailgate Party RBA’s 15th Annual Pillsbury Bakers’ Plus Creative Decorating Competition
RPIA’s Business of Baking for Beginners (BOB) American Cake Decorating Demo Theater
The ONE Demonstration Theatre by Revent Innovation Showcase

Thinking about exhibiting? More than 20,000 baking professionals from across the country and around the world will be at the Baking Expo™ (IBIE). The buying power they bring to IBIE is unparalleled, with millions of dollars of business transacted daily during the event.

Take advantage of the exceptional learning opportunities available from the Retail Bakers of America. IBIE partners with RBA to offer you a strong, targeted educational program of hands-on sessions, demonstrations, and classes specifically tailored to improving retail operations.