25 Years of Gardenia: Celebrating Your Daily Fresh Bread and Beyond This World Bread Month
Every October, many countries and cultures recognize World Bread Month as a celebration; dedicating this time of the year to the importance and versatility of bread as a universal pantry staple, loved by many families all around globe.
In the Philippines, Gardenia has dedicated more than 25 years to bread innovation in the country; bringing this Filipino favorite to a world-class level, offering delicious and nutritious bread options for every consumer. This 2023, Gardenia dedicates October once again to celebrating Happy Bread Day, a tradition the company started in 2011– celebrating how breads have become a delicious part of Filipinos’ daily routines, happy memories and joyous occasions.
World-Class Bakery Plants and Adherence to Food Safety
Gardenia revolutionized the local bread scene by producing freshly-baked loaf breads using the finest ingredients and its fully automated facilities. Its bakery plants in Laguna, Pampanga, Cebu and Cagayan de Oro utilize the best baking technologies the world has to offer; bringing together the most advanced baking equipments from the United States and Europe.
With Gardenia’s bread manufacturing facilities in key cities in the Philippines, combined with its unique distribution system and massive fleet of delivery trucks, the company delivers fresh bread daily to retailers; ensuring that Filipinos from all over the country will have access to nutritious and great-tasting bread anytime and anywhere.
As a consumer-focused company, adherence to food safety is also a major component of Gardenia’s operations. With its world-class standards of quality and efficiency, Gardenia has earned its ISO, HACCP and IDCP-Halal certifications. These accomplishments further assure that consumers only get the highest quality products in the market.
Delicious Fresh Bread for Every Filipino
For more than two decades, numerous families have relied on Gardenia’s Classic White Bread for their filling meals. Baked fresh everyday and packed with essential vitamins and minerals, it has become a pantry staple that can be enjoyed anytime of the day. It has delighted consumers with its aroma, softness and great taste— when it’s Gardenia, you know that it’s always masarap kahit walang palaman.
Over the years, Gardenia has also grown its offerings, making sure to adapt to the evolving needs of Filipinos. Gardenia has a line of delicious high-fiber bread that doesn’t compromise the nutritional benefits of whole wheat. Whether you’re on a doctor-recommended diet for better health, or practicing healthier eating habits as a preventive measure, you can count on Gardenia for breads that are both delicious and good for the body.
And by developing original bread concepts for its consumers, Gardenia has made ordinary moments more colorful with breads that are baked to amaze and delight the senses. Who would have thought that a single loaf of bread can have two flavors like ube and cheese? Or a dessert such as black forest cake can be transformed into a premium loaf?
No matter their age, consumers can find a Gardenia bread that suits their appetite, may it be a loaf bread, pandesal, flavored buns like cheese bread, or snacks such as muffins and toast.
High Quality Products Beyond Baking
In line with Gardenia’s mission to provide an assortment of great-tasting and enjoyable bakery, food and beverage products to Filipino consumers wherever they are in the country, the company introduced new brands that greatly complement its freshly baked breads.
From bringing in Delicia, the company’s very own delightfully delicious chocolate spread in 2017, Gardenia’s journey towards diversifying its offerings reached a new milestone. This 2023, Gardenia launched a new coffee brand in Coffee Smile that is especially blended for everyone who loves café-style coffee; and Happy Mie, an authentic mi goreng instant fried noodle that is produced in Indonesia, where all the best mi goreng are made.
With this new era for Gardenia, consumers can enjoy a variety of food pairings that are all filling and delicious. From morning, lunch, merienda, dinner and even midnight snack, whether you’re craving for a sweet spread for your pandesal, café-style hot or iced coffee with your muffin or toast, or the spicy goodness of mi goreng as palaman for your classic white bread, Gardenia has got you covered.
For Gardenia Philippines, this World Bread Month marks a celebration and a promise for an exciting future. As the company remains committed to producing your favorite breads na masarap, malambot at mabango mula noon hanggang ngayon; you can also look forward to more world-class Gardenia products that go beyond baking.