- Open to all ABA Member employees, Professionals Group members receive issue update alerts, events announcements, and analysis from the group's staff liaison on ABA's government relations team.
- Knead to Know is ABA's weekly newsletter that includes the most important information our Members knead to know.
- NextGenBaker Digest, a quarterly newsletter, provides custom and curated content related to the program's four core pillars.
- ABA's Bake to the Future podcast is a fresh take on the latest trends and issues impacting the baking sector
Information is power. That's why we provide our Members with detailed, vetted, exclusive content to help them make informed decisions for their business.
- Issues briefs
- Regulatory guides, such as ABA's Bioengineered Food Disclosure Guide
- Food safety solutions
- Tools for Members to amplify the industry's priorities to lawmakers
- COVID-19 Resources
- Natural Disaster Resources
- Our workforce is at the heart of our Member companies' operations. ABA's resources help Members recruit and retain employees with a variety of tools, training, education, and leadership programs that are tailor-made for nearly 800K baking industry employees.
- Members-only, industry-specific research collects and analyzes custom consumer data to help bakers and suppliers optimize production, marketing, merchandising, and branding decisions.
- ABA's interactive map reveals the economic impact of baking in each Congressional district and state.
- ABA and the American Society of Baking (ASB) commissioned the Workforce Gap in US Commercial Baking: Trends, Challenges, and Solutions study to gain an understanding of the current and expected skills gap in the industry, and most importantly, what can be done to fill it.
ABA regularly provides Members with multimedia communications toolkits for events such as COVID-19, Healthy Baby Month (Jan.), Nutrition Month (Mar.), and National Bread Month (Nov.).
The bond of the baking industry is strong. We lead by example – serving and feeding our country an abundance of safely produced, nutritious food.
With all of this responsibility, comes many questions – and an opportunity to bring our collective minds together in search of solutions. ABA created and manages several virtual forums as a way for Members to connect easily and meaningfully.
- ABA has teamed with the Environmental Protection Agency to promote the ENERGY STAR® Challenge for the baking industry, a national call-to-action to improve the energy efficiency of America’s industrial facilities.
- The annual ABA Safety Recognition Program, launched in 2016, honors ABA Member locations that have achieved a high level of safety performance as an ongoing effort to reduce work-related injuries and illnesses.
Member Committees differ from Professionals Groups in that they do not focus on federal and state policy issues. Instead, committees work together with ABA staff to help improve ABA's programs, the association, and the baking industry at-large.
- Executive Committee
- Board of Directors
- Board Level Education Task Force
- Education Committee
- Membership Committee
- Audit and Finance Committee