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Calgary baker makes pita bread a hit with Albertans

Calgary baker makes pita bread a hit with Albertans

People had ‘no idea’ what to do with pitas 40 years ago, but Byblos Bakery now makes 1.8 million a week

Reading Time: 2 minutes Calgary’s Byblos Bakery has found the sweet spot: consumer-pleasing quality, a diverse product line, efficient production, and rigorous food safety. The bakery produces 18,000 pita bread per hour, 20 hours per day, five days a week. But things were much different in 1975, when George Daklala first introduced Albertans to pita bread. “When we first […] Read more


Green group targets Super Bowl’s official hummus

If you’re a chickpea grower and you didn’t already know it, you’ll be pleased to hear Americans watching the Super Bowl this weekend might not only be chowing down on chicken wings. Thanks to its designation as the National Football League’s (NFL) official dip sponsor, they could also be dipping into Sabra brand hummus, of […] Read more