Flowers Foods, Inc. is a US-based producer and marketer of bakery products. The company was founded in 1919 as Flowers Baking Company and is headquartered in Thomasville, Georgia. Flowers Foods operates 46 bakeries that produce a variety of fresh bread, buns, rolls, snack cakes, and tortillas. The company also markets its products under well-known brand names, including Nature's Own, Wonder Bread, and Tastykake.
Flowers Foods went public in 1968 and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol FLO. In 2020, the company reported net sales of over $4 billion and employed approximately 9,500 people.
The company's products are distributed through a network of direct-store-delivery distributors and third-party distributors, which enables Flowers Foods to reach customers across the US, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands. Flowers Foods also operates several regional bakeries to ensure fresh products are available to customers.