Links to our parent companies, other company web sites, and a variety of professional organizations and associations.

Parent companies

Cargill is an international provider of food, agricultural and risk management products and services. With 124,000 employees in 59 countries, the company is committed to using its knowledge and experience to collaborate with customers to help them succeed.

CHS Inc. (www.chsinc.com)
CHS is a diversified energy, grains and foods company committed to providing the essential resources that enrich lives. A Fortune 500 company, CHS is owned by farmers, ranchers and cooperatives from the Great Lakes to the Pacific Northwest and from the Canadian border to Texas, along with thousands of preferred stockholders.

Related Web sites

Progressivebaker.com provides comprehensive information on Progressive Baker's complete line of high-quality baking ingredients and a variety of business-building support tools to help bakers produce better baked goods and higher margins.

Horizon Milling G.P. is a partnership formed by Cargill, Incorporated and CHS Inc in 2006 to purchase the grain-based Foodservice and Industrial businesses from Smucker Foods of Canada Co. Horizon Milling G.P. leverages the vast resources of Horizon Milling, LLC, to bring Canadian commercial customers new ideas in product development, delivery and risk management, as well a wealth of high-quality ingredient options, including the trusted Robin Hood® brand flour and bakery mix products.

Professional organizations and associations

American Bakers Association
Serving the baking industry since 1897, the American Bakers Association (ABA) represents all segments of the baking industry before the United States Congress, State Legislatures, and international regulatory authorities. ABA is dedicated to promoting public policy that is in the best interest of the baking industry.

American Institute of Baking
American Institute of Baking (AIB) offers a single source for education and research in the science of baking, bakery management, equipment, ingredients, cereal science, nutrition, food safety and hygiene, occupational safety and maintenance engineering.

American Society of Baking
The American Society of Baking, formerly known as the American Society of Bakery Engineers, is a professional society comprised of members who are either engaged in, involved with, or interested in wholesale or large-scale bakery production.

A storehouse of bakery information for the bakery industry professional.

Bakingbusiness.com's mission is to be the most comprehensive, user-friendly information resource for the baking industry. We accomplish this with content provided by 20 industry editors, who produce five baking publications, as well as aggregated information from partners such as Lexis Nexis and Barchart.com.

The Bread Art Project
Created by the Grain Foods Foundation in 2009 to help increase awareness of the growing hunger problem in America, the Bread Art Project raised more than $50,000 in 2010 for Share Our Strength, a national nonprofit that connects children with the nutritious food they need to lead healthy, active lives.  For every bread art design uploaded, Go With The Grain will donate $1 to Share Our Strength to help feed hungry kids.

The Bread Bakers Guild of America
The Bread Bakers Guild of America is a nonprofit organization for professional bread bakers, bakery owners, suppliers and technical experts in the field. It was formed to promote interaction and the exchange of information between members and to raise professional standards of artisan bread bakers through education.

Grain Foods Foundation
The Grain Foods Foundation is dedicated to advancing the public's understanding of the beneficial role grain-based foods play in the human diet. The Foundation is committed to programming that is deeply rooted in the science and is working together with the Grain Foods Foundation Advisory Board, a multidisciplinary cross-section of nationally recognized nutrition and healthcare experts, to ensure this benchmark is met every step of the way.

Independent Bakers Association
The Independent Bakers Association (IBA) is a Washington, D.C.-based national trade association of over 400 mostly family-owned wholesale bakeries and allied industry trades. The Association was founded in 1968 to protect the interests of independent wholesale bakers from antitrust and anti-competitive mergers and acquisitions; pressure Congress to support market-oriented farm commodity programs; seek representation to consider federal labor, tax and environmental law.

International Dairy-Deli-Bakery Association
IDDBA's mission is to expand its leadership role in promoting the growth and development of dairy, deli, and bakery sales in the retail food industry.

National Restaurant Association
The National Restaurant Association was created in 1923 by industry leaders who recognized that there are some things restaurateurs can do better when working together than they can do working alone. To this day, that credo serves as a basic principle for the Association as it continues to serve its members by representing, educating and promoting the restaurant industry.

North American Millers’ Association
North American Millers’ Association (NAMA) is the trade association of the wheat, corn, oat and rye milling industry. It is comprised of milling member companies operating mills in the United States and Canada and associate member companies representing the industries providing products and services to the mills.

Retailer's Bakery Association (RBA)
A trade association creating industry-specific training programs, developing profit tools and connecting retailers with suppliers and industry experts.

Wheat Foods Council
The Wheat Foods Council is a national nonprofit organization formed to help increase awareness of dietary grains as an essential component to a healthy diet. The site contains a grains nutrition newsletter, education resources and links to health-, nutrition- and grains-related sites.

The Whole Grains Council
The Whole Grains Council helps consumers find whole grain foods and understand their health benefits; helps manufacturers create delicious whole grain products; and helps the media write accurate, compelling stories about whole grains.  The WGC is part of Oldways, an internationally-respected nonprofit organization changing the way people eat through practical and positive programs grounded in science and tradition.

USDA Food Pyramid
A resource offered by the Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, an organization of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, providing information on new the food pyramid and dietary guidelines to improve the nutrition and well-being of Americans.