German delegates from Munich’s iba international bakery market recently provided Australian bakers with insights into next year’s international event.
Members representing iba – Munich 2012 met with leading Australian baking industry members in Sydney and Melbourne to discuss insight into the features of iba Munich 2012.
The delegates announced the introduction of a new conference, iba SUMMIT, which will take place September 15, 2012. This conference will provide a forum for discussion of the latest trends developing within the industry.
William Angliss Institute in Melbourne hosted the internationals with a breakfast and tour of the facilities with Angela Tsimiklis. The German visitors were then taken on tours of leading Melbourne establishments Ferguson Plarre Bakehouses and Phillippa’s Bakehouse.
Among Australian guests at the presentations were industry leaders such as BESA president David Van Rooy, EOI Peerless national sales manager Peter Le Sueur, BAA executive officer Tony Smith and Southern Cross Baking Group (SCBG) president Brett Noy.
The SCBG announced that it has been invited to compete in next year’s Iba Cup, which takes place as part of the show, and is now calling for nominations for the Australian team.
“This is your opportunity to represent your country in this prestigious event,” Brett said.
“This experience, whilst challenging, will provide the successful candidates with experiences, skills, and knowledge that will stay with them for the rest of their life.”
Artisan Baking Cup Australian representative and William Angliss patisserie trainer Shayne Greenman also had the opportunity to discuss the team’s upcoming international event in Italy.
“It’s always great to host international industry leaders here at William Angliss Institute and great to see how interested they were in what we were doing both in the Institute and in the Australian baking sector,” Shayne told Australian Baking Business.