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About Bimbo Bakeries USA

"We are so grateful for all of the amazing opportunities
the Chamber has provided us," says Greg Peterson,
Plant Manager of the Reading Bakery. "We have been
a member of the Chamber for 98 years, and we can't
imagine being here without it. The Chamber has allowed
us to work with so many amazing community partners, which continually reminds
us how special the people of Reading are."

Bimbo Bakeries USA's longstanding role within
the Chamber helps to maintain its visibility within the
community and the company will continue to be an
active participant, in the hopes of continuing to learn
and grow alongside its fellow partners.

changes throughout their bakeries to reduce waste and
enhance productivity.

Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU) is a leader in the baking industry, known for its
category leading brands, innovative products, freshness and quality. Our team of
In addition to community support, Bimbo Bakeries USA works hard to reduce 20,000 U.S. associates operates more than 50 manufacturing locations in the United
its environmental footprint. Its Reading Bakery was one of 14 Bimbo Bakeries USA States. Over 11,000 distribution routes deliver our leading brands such as Arnold®,
bakeries granted the Environmental Protection Agency ENERGY STAR certification, Artesano®, Ball Park®, Bimbo®, Boboli®, Brownberry®, Entenmann's®, eureka!®, Little
which is given to facilities that meet energy efficiency standards established by the Bites®, Marinela®, Oroweat®, Sara Lee®, Stroehmann®, and Thomas'®. BBU is owned
EPA. This certification was achieved by making efficient changes, such as upgrading by Mexico's Grupo Bimbo, S.A.B de C.V., the world's largest baking company with
facility lighting to LED to cut electrical use. Bimbo Bakeries USA has made similar operations in 32 countries.

Bimbo Bakeries USA is committed to supporting the communities where its
associates live and work and the Chamber has provided bakery associates with
access to partners in need across the area. Notably, the bakery participates in a Good
Neighbor project annually that contributes $5,000 and volunteer time to a local
agency or project.

Since its construction more than 90 years ago, the
bakery has been a beloved part of the community and an
employer to many. It has also been a proud member of the
Reading Chamber of Commerce since its start. Thanks
to the Chamber's diverse programming and events, the
associates here have been able to connect with various
customers and business partners across the greater Reading
area. Additionally, it has connected the bakery directly to the community.

ith more than 20,000 associates (what they call
employees) and 50+ bakeries across the country,
Bimbo Bakeries USA is the largest baking
company in the United States. And, they proudly employ
more than 100 associates at the Reading, PA bakery which
produces Maier's Italian and Sara Lee Artesano bread.

Celebraates 98th Year in Reading Chamber

Bimbo Bakeries USA
Matt Pelka, Maintenance Supervisor; Dwayne Engle, Food Quality Safety
Manager; Sharon Grandstorm, Plant Admin; Ashley Novotnak, Parts Clerk;
KyleWilt, Senior Operations Manager; and Ron Paine, Maintenance Manager.

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