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 47 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., Tastykake, Mrs. Freshley's, European Bakers, and 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.