Company Profiles

Company and Plant Profiles from Baking & Snack

Sustainable by design
Equipped with ‘next generation’ technology, Mile Hi moves bun production into its ‘next generation’ plant and seeks LEED Gold certification as well.

Mile Hi Bakery goes for growth
Thirty years after pioneering the Single Source bakery, Mile Hi moves into a new, more capable and higher capacity plant three times the size.

Mile His connections and transitions
The bakery’s new president, Kristy Taddonio Mullins, oversees the latest investment.

Criteria for success the Mile Hi way
The bakery finds success in effectively communicating its values to employees.

Quest for the best
Mondelez International begins a multi-year journey to reinvent itself and reinforce its position as a global snacking powerhouse.

Powerful brands turbocharge sales
Mondelez International’s power bands dominate snack sales around the world.

Operations Executive of the Year One tough cookie
The formula for Cynthia Waggoner’s brand of leadership blends strength, selflessness and a little bit of sass.

A culture of best practices
Cynthia Waggoner credits her leadership and success to the support of co-workers and Mondelez International.

Gonnella joins relief efforts for Illinois tornado victims
The bakery donates its products to Operation Barbecue Relief.

Rudis search for labor
Rudi’s Organic Bakery needs experienced hands for a hands-on process

Rudis Organic Bakery solves the gluten-free puzzle
Rudi’s Organic Bakery figures out how to succeed in the hottest emerging segment of the baking industry with ‘a brand that has personality.’

The making of a Legend
As Legendary Baking builds its presence in the market, the frozen dessert manufacturer finds creative ways to bolster capacity at its Chaska, MN, facility to meet product demand.

Nearly 45 years in the baking
The legendary history of Legendary Baking.

Rudis bright side of life
Rudi’s Organic Bakery reinvents itself with a new brand and mission.

More than just pies
Legendary Baking branches out to balance business.

Striving for Best in Class
Hearthside Performance System provides the tools for taking bakeries to their highest level.

What is co-manufacturing
Hearthside stays out of the branding business.

Doing it the Right Way
Merging recently with Ryt-way, Hearthside strengthens its position as a leading co-manufacturer for many of the world’s largest brands.

Association links bakers to Washington
ABA offers Hearthside access to decision makers

Fast and flexible baking
Hearthside’s McComb, OH, facility is not only the largest privately owned bakery in North America but perhaps also one of the most nimble ones in the industry.

Next steps in acquisitions
Hearthside Food Solutions makes strategic investments.

Rudis built for organic growth
Rudi’s Organic Bakery continues to automate while preserving an Old World process.

The best for today and beyond
Papa Pita’s new $50 million bakery comes with all the bells and whistles to create affordable, healthful new products.

Keeping the bread shelf full
Papa Pita saves on distribution costs.

A Perfect 10
Papa Pita’s winning formula involves creating ‘healthy made delicious’ products at affordable, everyday low prices.