Atlantic Bakery Expo Coming

The Atlantic Bakery Expo, set this year for March 21-23 at the Atlantic City Convention Center, features an agenda that will be of interest to supermarket bakery representatives, expo Chairman Kenneth G. Downey Sr. told SN last week. Downey, who is director of bakery sales and merchandising at Parsippany, N.J.-based Kings Super Markets and Balducci's

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Atlantic Bakery Expo, set this year for March 21-23 at the Atlantic City Convention Center, features an agenda that will be of interest to supermarket bakery representatives, expo Chairman Kenneth G. Downey Sr. told SN last week.

Downey, who is director of bakery sales and merchandising at Parsippany, N.J.-based Kings Super Markets and Balducci's Markets, is the first supermarket industry bakery representative ever to serve as chairman of the Atlantic Bakery Expo.

The line-up of educational seminars, contests and product information at this year's event is expected to attract attendees from the East Coast's largest grocery chains as well as others in the industry, Downey said.

Details about expo events and seminars can be accessed at www.ABE2010.com [3] . The event, the largest bakery show on the East Coast, is sponsored by the New Jersey Bakers Board of Trade and the New York State Association of Manufacturing Retail Bakers.