LAUREL, Md. -- The Retail Bakers of America's 25th annual bakery-deli conference and 76th annual convention-exhibition, set for next month in St. Louis, are projected to be the largest on record.
The preconvention conference will be held April 8 and 9, while the convention will run from April 9 to 12.
Peter Houstle, executive vice president of the trade group based here, said the number of convention registrants should exceed 10,000. That's a 25% jump from last year's 8,000 at