More on Flowers Bakery

March 1, 2013 


Headquartered in Thomasville, Ga., Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE: FLO) is one of the largest producers of packaged bakery foods for retail and food service customers in the United States with 2012 sales of $3.05 billion. Flowers operates 44 bakeries that produce a wide range of bakery products. Among the company's top brands are Nature's Own and Tastykake. For more information, visit

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Flowers Foods, Inc. is the second largest national player in the rapidly-consolidating bread business and is a leading producer and marketer of packaged bakery foods for retail and food service customers in the U.S. The company's bakeries produce breads, buns, rolls, snack cakes, pastries and tortillas. About 70 percent of the U.S. population has access to the company's fresh bakery foods through a network of independent distributors serving the East, South and Southwest. Flowers' frozen bakery items and snack cakes are delivered to warehouses nationwide.

Flowers Foods' brands include company-owned retail brands: Nature's Own, Whitewheat, Cobblestone Mill, Tastykake, Mrs. Freshley's, and Blue Bird. Flowers' Regional and franchised brands include Sunbeam, Bunny, Captain John Derst, Evangeline Maid, ButterKrust, Mary Jane, Betsy Ross, Roman Meal, Country Kitchen, and Barowsky's.

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