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    Sharon (Shari) Jarett- Named New Executive Director

    Sharon Jarett is a native Minnesotan from Rochester. Upon graduation from Hennepin Technical Collages Chef Program at Eden Prairie in 1985. She continued in food service working at Methodist Hospital. Shari has two children Tim and Heather Horton. She also joined the army reserves and...

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    2015 UMBA Annual Convention

    Save the date! The UMBA’s Annual 2015 Convention February 21 & 22, 2015, Treasure Island Casino For more information contact us at UpperMidwestBakery@gmail.com or call (507) 696-7822.

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    Cottage Industry Bakers and Decorators

    The Upper Midwest Bakery Association & Wisconsin Bakers Association stands in accord with the following statement from the Retail Bakers of America: RBA, UMBA, and WBA support all Cottage Industry Bakers and Decorators provided that the laws regulating them are no different than licensed retail...

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    2014 UMBA Annual Convention Recap

    UMBA Your Passport To the World of BAKING In addition to the Wind, Rain and Snow, here are some of the highlights of this year’s convention as many traveled the harsh winter conditions in Minnesota, Iowa and the Dakota’s to join their colleagues and friends...

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    2014 Convention Contest Winners

    2014 Baked Foods, Deco Cake Contest/UMBA Cake Challenge Winners Announced: CLICK HERE for Baked Foods Contest Winners CLICK HERE for Deco Cake Contest/UMBA Cake Challenge

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    2014 Hall Of Fame Inductees

    This year the UMBA proudly inducted Burt Robinson & Linda John to the hall of fame. CLICK HERE for bios and photos from the ceremony.

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    13 Reasons Why You Should Attend the 2014 UMBA Convention

    Travel into the future with a fabulous group of industry friends. Passport to the world of baking! Going where no baker has gone before.

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    Baked Foods Contest

    This year’s baked foods contest at the 2014 UMBA convention in Red Wing, MN will include the following categories: Bread Showpiece/Display Foccacia Bread Cinnamon Roll Baguette CLICK HERE for complete information. Registration to be completed at the show.

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    Check out this year’s GREAT Hands-on Sessions!

    Saturday, February 22nd, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM Butterflies in Flight – Advanced Isomalt – $150 per person Peggy Tucker, Certified Master Sugar Artist – School of Cakeology Join Peggy in learning how easy it is to work with Isomalt and create a beautiful Isomalt...

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    The Great Purple Cupcake Project!

    What’s this all about? Conceived by three smart cupcakes at ‘The Anita Kaufmann Foundation (AKF), The Great Purple Cupcake Project is a sweet epilepsy awareness initiative supporting Purple Day (March 26th, 2014). During the week of March 26th AKF is inviting bakeries and cupcakeries across...

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    Peter Nowicki
    8679 Jenner Lane South
    Cottage Grove, MN 55016

    2013 Inductee:

    Lance Wilke