Italian bakers' association Federazione Italiana Panificatori, Panificatori-Pasticceri ed Affini (FIPPA) has reconfirmed Edvino Jerian chairman for the third consecutive mandate, according to the ANSA news agency.

FIPPA unites 90 provincial associations which represent 23,000 Italian bakers.

FIPPA publishes the weekly sector magazine Arte Bianca and organises the annual national bread and bakery products fair Festa del Pane, which involves 3,000 bakeries and 2.0m consumers.