Carbon Footprinting

Compressed Air Best Practices

Energy Efficiency 

Energy Star & Food Processing

Organic & Eco-Friendly Products and Procedures

Use environmentally-friendly cleaning supplies and detergents.


production linerFrom small family bakeries to large wholesale operations, bakers are united in their commitment to an industry sustainability vision in which each company is constantly striving for new and better ways to minimize its environmental footprint. 

Click the links below to go inside a selection of American Bakers members’ operations and learn how they are putting their commitment to sustainability into action in their businesses.

Bimbo Bakeries Flowers Foods McKee Foods
Pepperidge Farm Safeway Tasty Baking Co.

Industry suppliers range from equipment manufacturers to ingredient suppliers, millers, transporters, computer software providers, and more.  We are proud that a number of them have achieved B.E.S.T. in Baking status.

What is B.E.S.T. in baking?  The International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE)'s Becoming Environmentally Sustainable Together (B.E.S.T.) in Baking program was launched in 2010 as part of a commitment to positive transformation within the grain-based food industry. B.E.S.T. in Baking recognizes suppliers that foster energy conservation, reduced water usage, a decrease in landfill waste, healthy living and/or a reduction of the overall impact on the environment.

Click here to meet some industry suppliers

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