American Bakers Association

The Voice of the Baking Industry

Est. 1897

Serving Members from global wholesale baking companies and suppliers to baking industry entrepreneurs, the American Bakers Association (ABA) is the only bakery-specific national and state trade association, delivering results on priorities affecting the companies that feed the world.

What Our Membership Offers

American Bakers Association

ABA's Bakers Manufacturing Academy, custom training solutions, frontline and executive leadership programs, and workforce recruitment tools are tailor-made for nearly 800K baking industry employees.

American Bakers Association

Members-only research and a dedicated team of in-house legislative and regulatory experts promotes, supports, and drives positive results for the highly specific needs of the baking industry.


Ideas and innovation happen when we connect with each other. Throughout the country, the baking industry connects at ABA events. Virtual and in-person gatherings provide opportunities for everyone from executive leaders to entry-level employees.


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NEXUS Powered by BEMA and ABA

Sep 25, 2023
9:00 AM
Dallas, TX

This transformational industry event will connect all facets of the baking industry, including executive leadership, business development, R&D, human resources, and operations.

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Sustainability and the Future of Baking

Aug 9, 2023
2:00 PM

In this webinar, we explore how wholesale bakers define sustainability, prioritize it in their decision-making, and which areas of their business they pursue greener practices to make an impact.


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