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About Alfred Nickles Bakery, Inc.

Founded by Swiss immigrant Alfred Nickles in 1909, Alfred Nickles Bakery makes a broad range of fresh-baked goods. Products include bagels, bread, breadsticks, dinner rolls, hoagies, hot dog and hamburger buns, cakes, pastries, sweet rolls, and donuts. Its lineup is sold to retail food and foodservice businesses, located mainly in the Midwest. Alfred Nickles, as a result, operates nearly 40 distribution branches in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. The bakery's wholesale routes are supported by a fleet of more than 600 delivery trucks.

Geographic Reach

Alfred Nickles provides its bakery items to customers in the Midwest from facilities in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia.

Sales and Marketing

The bakery business serves grocery stores, restaurants, and institutions through its more than 500 delivery routes. Alfred Nickles has reached into the public sector, as well, for growth. It has won a handful of federal contracts to supply bread products to the US Department of Justice's Bureau of Prisons. Other customers include Ohio State, CedarPoint, and the Steelers.


Since its founding, Alfred Nickles Bakery has morphed its business from a bakery operation that delivers products directly to homes to a regional wholesale bakery with 500-plus routes.

Company Background

Alfred Nickles Bakery was originally named Navarre Bakery and Ice Cream Company, a reference to its founding city Navarre, Ohio. In 1934 the company changed its name and incorporated.

Alfred Nickles Bakery, Inc.

26 Main St N
Navarre, OH 44662-1158
Phone: 1 (330) 879-5635

Firm Stats

Employer Type: Privately Owned
President: David A. Gardner
Vice President: Wesley J Webber
Vice President Marketing: James Wilson
Employees (This Location): 500
Employees (All Locations): 1,600

Major Office Locations

Navarre, OH

Other Locations

Cleveland, OH
Columbus, OH
Dayton, OH
Fremont, OH
Geneva, OH
Girard, OH
Lima, OH
Lorain, OH
Mansfield, OH
Marion, OH
Martins Ferry, OH
Mogadore, OH
Napoleon, OH
Orwell, OH
Toledo, OH
Washington Court Hou, OH
Zanesville, OH
Du Bois, PA
Ebensburg, PA
Monroeville, PA
New Castle, PA
Washington, PA
Fairmont, WV
Parkersburg, WV