East Balt Bakeries Receives Supplier of the Year & Quality Awards

CHICAGO, IL – February 24, 2017 – East Balt Bakeries announced today their bakery division in China was recently recognized by McDonald’s for outstanding quality system leadership and superior supply chain performance.


East Balt China was honored to receive McDonald’s coveted Supplier of the Year Award for superior performance in quality, food safety, innovation and people practices across the McDonald’s China Supply Chain. Additionally, several East Balt Bakeries were recognized individually for their consistent high quality product and service; those bakeries included: East Balt Shenyang, Tianjin, Hangzhou, Beijing and Wuhan. Additionally, East Balt Shanghai was presented with the highest quality award [AAA Quality Award] as product from this bakery is considered a benchmark for the entire region.


“Quality is at the heart of everything we do,” said Mark Bendix, Chief Executive Officer of East Balt Bakeries. “Our quality efforts are key to our success and every East Balt team member plays a key role in ensuring only best-in-class bakery products are produced and shipped to our customers. We are honored and humbled to accept these awards from our partner McDonald’s.”


East Balt Bakeries. Headquartered in Chicago, IL, East Balt is a global bakery business spanning four continents with 21 bakeries in 11 countries. East Balt has grown over the last 60+ years through partnerships with leading food service organizations and with a dynamic portfolio of high quality products including buns, bagels, English muffins, tortillas and breads. East Balt is recognized as a quality and innovation leader and is committed to driving the success of its customers.###


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