American Bakers Association

The Voice
Of the Baking

Since 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.

Baking Strong

bakers resources

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S., ABA took immediate steps to support our Members during this crisis. This toolkit provides workplace prevention strategies and best practices.


What Our Membership Offers

American Bakers Association

Our workforce is at the heart of our Member companies' operations. ABA's training, education, and leadership programs are tailor-made for nearly 800K baking industry employees.

American Bakers Association

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.


The baking industry connects at ABA events. Virtual and in-person gatherings provide opportunities for everyone from executive leaders to entry-level employees. 



ABA convention

ABA 2021 Convention: Believe in Bakery

Mar 21, 2021
9:00 AM
In-person and Virtual
Waldorf Astoria Orlando, FL

The premier annual event for baking industry leaders. Events include trends presentations, customer panels, and B2B networking for bakers, suppliers, and industry partners.

puratos webinar

Global Consumer Trends in the New Normal

Dec 7, 2020
2:00 PM
ABA Member Research Webinar

In early 2020 as pandemic loomed, ABA Research Sponsor Puratos recognized the unprecedented time as a unique opportunity to capture consumers’ feelings around food and how those views evolve. Find out

yiannas bakers dozen

Bakers' Dozen Award Ceremony

Dec 14, 2020
3:00 PM

Given to officials who have been champions for the baking industry in the past year, Frank Yiannas, U.S. FDA Deputy Commissioner, Food Policy and Response, is the Bakers' Dozen Honoree in 2020.


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