The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) announced the slate of speakers scheduled for the bakery breakout sessions at the 2016 FPSA Annual Conference, held March 9-11 at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point in Bonita Springs, Florida.

The sessions will feature presentations from Chad Dalton of Dawn Foods, Chad Larson of Palermo’s Pizza and Dave Van Laar of the Biscuit & Cracker Manufacturers Association. Topics will include current trends in the cookie and cracker industry and their impact on food processors; today’s biggest challenges in the sweet baked goods category and the secret to building one of the nation’s most successful largest frozen pizza brands.

“The Bakery Track at the FPSA Annual Conference has long been one of our most popular,” says David Seckman, FPSA president and CEO. “The Bakery Council has done a great job of delivering industry speakers that our members want to hear from. In these informative and entertaining sessions, our attendees have an opportunity to hear what topics are really important to their customers and the solutions that suppliers can bring to the table.”

Registration for the 2016 FPSA Annual Conference is now open on-line at The early-bird registration rate of $850 for FPSA members has been extended until February 4th. For more information on the FPSA Annual Conference, contact Dolores Alonso at (703) 663-1226 or