B Impact Report

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Grand Central Bakery

Responsibly sourced and hand-crafted artisan bread, pastries and cafe cuisine.
Certified Since: July, 2018
Location: Portland, Oregon, United States
Sector: Wholesale/Retail

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Since igniting a bread revolution in the Seattle with its first rustic loaves in 1989, then expanding to Portland in 1993, Grand Central has embraced its role as a force for good, working with mission-aligned vendors who are equally committed to sustainable values. At all levels of the business, employees strive to do better as stewards of the environment, community members and participants in the regional economy.

Grand Central Bakery is the first Certified B Corp bakery in the Pacific Northwest. With retail locations and wholesale operations in Portland and Seattle, this locally owned and operated bakery specializes in traditional hearth breads and handmade pastries as well as seasonal café fare built around the best local and sustainable ingredients.

At the core, the bakery is dedicated to serving delicious food made from authentic, responsibly sourced ingredients to its customers around the region. Grand Central Bakery provides hundreds of stable, well-paying jobs with benefits; leverages purchases of local and sustainable ingredients into stability for independent farmers and food producers in the region; and supports nonprofits and community groups especially in the areas of land stewardship, immigrant rights and workplace equality.

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