Alpha Baking Company, Inc. was established in 1979 with the acquisition of the Mary Ann Baking Company in Chicago. Founded in 1935, Mary Ann is best known for the ever-popular Chicago style poppy seed hot dog bun. In 1981, Alpha Baking purchased S. Rosen’s Baking Company, a Chicago staple and baker of Jewish hearth rye breads and variety rolls since 1909. Through the years, Alpha Baking has continued to grow with the acquisition of Kreamo Bakers in South Bend, Indiana in 1979, National Baking Company in Chicago, Illinois in 1997, and Natural Ovens Bakery in Manitowoc, Wisconsin in 2007. For decades, food industry leaders have called on Alpha Baking Company, Inc. to craft solutions to complex and unique baking projects. Our modern, high-production facilities link old-world knowledge and baking experience with today’s technology. If you have a special need, we can bring you a level of experience, responsiveness, and technical expertise that is unmatched in the baking industry. Let us customize your foodservice operation with our extensive par-baked and frozen programs.