Flowers Foods markets baked foods under such brands as Nature's Own and Whitewheat.    
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About Flowers Foods



Corporate Office
1919 Flowers Circle
Thomasville, GA 31757
phone 229.226.9110

Direct-Store-Delivery (DSD) Segment
1925 Flowers Circle
Thomasville, GA 31757
phone 229.226.9110

Warehouse Segment
5087 E. South Royal Dr.
Tucker, GA 30084
phone 770.723.0173



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Did You Know...

Flowers is the name of the company's founding family. William Howard and Joseph Hampton Flowers opened the first Flowers Bakery in Thomasville, Ga., in 1919. For more information about the history of Flowers Foods, please visit the Historical Highlights section.

 

Flowers Foods (NYSE: FLO), headquartered in Thomasville, Ga., is a leading producer and marketer of packaged bakery foods in the United States. The company operates 46 highly efficient bakeries that produce breads, buns, rolls, snack cakes, and pastries, which are distributed fresh to retail and foodservice customers in the East, South, and Southwest through a network of independent distributors, and frozen to national retail and foodservice customers.

Flowers' top brands include Nature's Own, Whitewheat, Wonder Bread, Cobblestone Bread Co., TastykakeMrs. Freshley's, European Bakersand Mi Casa and regional brands that include Merita, Home Pride, Butternut, Country Kitchen, Barowsky's Organics, ButterKrust, Captain John Derst's, Evangeline Maid, Sunbeam, Bunny, Mary Jane, Aunt Hattie's, Holsum, and Mary Jane & Friends.

Flowers Foods is a leader in the baking industry. The company maintains some of the most efficient and technologically advanced bakeries in the country. Flowers is dedicated to providing delicious, quality baked foods at a good value.

In fiscal year 2013, Flowers Foods had sales of $3.75 billion. Income from continuing operations was $180.8 million, excluding bargain purchase accounting gain.

Access the Flowers Foods Investor Fact Sheet.

  • Grow sales. Develop new/core markets through new customers, new products, strong brands, acquisitions.
  • Invest wisely. Use technology and efficiencies to be the low-cost producer of delicious bakery foods.
  • Give extraordinary service. Go beyond the expected to meet customer needs.
  • Bake smart. Innovate to improve processes, enhance quality, reduce costs, conserve resources.
  • Appreciate team. Respect every individual, embrace diversity, promote career growth.
  Brand Products


Nature's Own, Merita, Home Pride, Butternut, Country Kitchen

Cobblestone Bread Co., Barowsky's Organics, European Bakers, Aunt Hattie's
Soft variety breads, buns

Specialty breads, buns, rolls
Wonder Bread, Sunbeam, Aunt Hattie's, Bunny, ButterKrust, Dandee, Holsum, Mary Jane, Mary Jane and Friends, Evangeline Maid, Flowers, Betsy Ross White breads, buns, rolls
Tastykake, Mrs. Freshley's Snack cakes

Mi Casa, Frestillas

Hispanic tortillas



Flowers' fresh breads, buns, rolls, and snack cakes are available in the Southeast, Southwest, and mid-Atlantic states through the company's Direct Store Delivery (DSD) Segment. The company is continually expanding its market reach through acquisitions and by stretching its current territory. The brands available regionally include Nature's Own, Whitewheat, Wonder Bread, Cobblestone Bread Co., Merita, Home Pride, Butternut, Country Kitchen, Barowsky's Organics, Tastykake, Aunt Hattie's, and Holsum, as well as the company's white bread brands - Sunbeam, Bunny, ButterKrust, Mary Jane, Mary Jane and Friends, Evangeline Maid, and Betsy Ross.

Flowers' Mrs. Freshley's brand of snack cakes is available nationally to retail and vending customers through its Warehouse Segment. The European Bakers' brand of frozen specialty breads and rolls is available nationally to retail in-store bakeries and foodservice customers.


Flowers Foods has two operating segments. The Direct Store Delivery (DSD) Segment handles fresh breads, buns, rolls, and snack cakes that are sold regionally through a system that reaches about 80 percent of the U.S. population. This DSD system is backed by a network of highly motivated independent distributors. The Warehouse Segment is responsible for the national distribution of fresh snack cakes and frozen breads and rolls that are sold direct to customers' warehouses by frozen and non-frozen contract carriers.


Flowers Foods has 46 bakeries. Each bakery operates as a separate subsidiary of the company and has its own president, human resources director, and controller.


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