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Aloha From Kerman

Baker Commodities’ Kerman Division hosted its annual company picnic on Sunday, October 15th. This year’s theme was a “Hawaiian Luau” and everybody got into the spirit. Instructors showed the crowd how to do a perfect hula, and a few brave souls got up to try their hand.

Aloha From Kerman 2017-10-18T19:03:26+00:00

Rochester/Syracuse Division Awarded Safe Driving Award

Baker Commodities’ Rochester/Syracuse division was very proud to be awarded the 2016 Trucking Association of New York Fleet Safety Award for Small Class, Pick Up and Delivery. To qualify for this award, the fleet must have an accident rate of less than .05 per year. Baker Rochester/Syracuse successfully completed the 2016 work year with [...]

Rochester/Syracuse Division Awarded Safe Driving Award 2017-06-15T22:13:41+00:00

Baker’s Rochester/Syracuse Division Participates in NYSRA Golf Tourney to Raise Funds for ProStart Food Service Education Program

Baker Commodities’ Rochester/Syracuse Divisions recently participated in the New York State Restaurant Association (NYSRA) 28th Annual NYSRA Rochester Chapter Golf Tournament. The event benefits ProStart, a nationwide, two-year program for high school students that develops industry leaders. From culinary techniques to management skills, ProStart’s industry-driven curriculum provides real world educational opportunities, builds practical skills [...]

Baker’s Rochester/Syracuse Division Participates in NYSRA Golf Tourney to Raise Funds for ProStart Food Service Education Program 2017-06-16T05:39:22+00:00

Seattle Division Awarded King County Industrial Waste Program Award

Baker Commodities’ Seattle Division is proud to announce that they were recently awarded the King County Industrial Waste Program’s prestigious Commitment-to-Compliance Award. This award recognizes Baker’s perfect compliance with the terms and conditions of its industrial wastewater discharge permit for five consecutive years (2012-2016). It also celebrates Baker’s commitment to preventing pollution, protecting communities, the [...]

Seattle Division Awarded King County Industrial Waste Program Award 2017-06-07T20:41:16+00:00

Special Media Statement

Media Statement 5/31/17 This morning at approximately 8 a.m. a Baker Commodities truck was involved in a collision with a bicyclist at the intersection of Val Vista & Ray in Gilbert, AZ. We are heartbroken to learn that the accident resulted in a fatality. We are working closely with local police to determine [...]

Special Media Statement 2017-05-31T17:52:45+00:00

Mingo Resendiz Retires After 45 Years With Baker

On Thursday, March 30, Baker Corporate celebrated the retirement of one of its most long-term and valued employees; Mingo Resendiz. In a special luncheon at the Sierra Pine facility, his co-workers, family and friends joined together to recognize his hard work, dedication and ever-positive attitude. Mingo started with Baker Commodities as a Truck Dumper [...]

Mingo Resendiz Retires After 45 Years With Baker 2017-04-13T21:23:04+00:00

Baker Rochester Joins Sysco Syracuse for Trade Shows

Baker Commodities’ Rochester Division was invited to participate in Sysco Syracuse's 2016 Essence of the Holidays Product Expo and Appreciation Events (Rochester, October 25th and (Watkins Glenn on November 9th). The shows are designed to acknowledge their customers’ continued partnership and loyalty, and feature exclusive product showcases that introduce fresh ideas on seasonal classics. While [...]

Baker Rochester Joins Sysco Syracuse for Trade Shows 2017-02-21T18:20:21+00:00

Phoenix Did It!

A big congratulations to Baker Commodities’ Phoenix Division. They successfully collected 2300 pounds of food for St. Mary’s Food Bank through a division-wide food drive. “I am so proud of the employees and their contributions to help others,” said Bev Norris, Division General Manager. “The excitement these past 6 weeks has been amazing, and everybody [...]

Phoenix Did It! 2017-02-21T18:22:24+00:00

Congratulations Joe Longo

Baker would like to congratulate Joe Longo on his retirement after working for Baker Commodities Billerica Division for over thirty four years. Joe came to Baker after working for Minute Man Concrete as a driver. After driving routes to start his career at Baker, he became a Customer Service Representative working trade shows, grading hides [...]

Congratulations Joe Longo 2017-02-21T18:23:51+00:00

Baker Cold Storage Facility – Long Beach

Baker Cold Storage (a wholly owned subsidiary of Baker Commodities, Inc.) and Colton, CA based Lineage Logistics (facility operator) announced last week that they are teaming up to build a brand new 250,000 square foot cold storage facility on private property within the Port District in Long Beach. This state-of-the-art facility (located in the “Over [...]

Baker Cold Storage Facility – Long Beach 2017-02-21T18:24:24+00:00