Taggart Baking Company

  • American

Taggart Baking Company was a notable American bakery company established by Alexander Taggart with his brother, Joseph, and his son, Alexander, in Indianapolis, Indiana. - AsNotedIn

Notable Position Person From To
Partner Alexander L Taggart 1905
Partner Alexander Taggart 1905

Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1905/00/00 Alexander Taggart Sr establishes the Taggart Baking Company with his brother, Joseph, and his son, Alexander L Taggart. Established
1913/05/00 Taggart Baking Co begins manufacturing fancy cakes and sweet crackers. Their lunchroom at 233-239 Massachusetts Ave, one of the oldest restaurants in Indianapolis, will be closed and replaced a larger sales room (lost). History Massachusetts Avenue Commercial District Indianapolis
1914/00/00 Taggart Baking Co's main plant at 18-28 N New Jersey St (lost) in Indianapolis is expanded. The production areas are painted white, including the ovens, mitigate consumer concerns about the cleanliness and safety of factory-made baked goods. History
1920/00/00 Taggart Baking Co's installs state-of-the-art ovens and packaging machinery at 18-28 N New Jersey St (lost) as it prepares to launch a new bread product. History Wonder Bread
1921/05/23 Taggart Baking Co advertises the arrival "Taggart's Wonder Bread" in The Indianapolis Star. The name and the colorful packaging were created by Elmer Cline who was inspired by balloon races at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Baker Indianapolis Motor Speedway Speedway Wonder Bread
1925/00/00 Continental Baking Company buys the Taggart Baking Company. The add "It's Slo Baked" to the logo and sells Wonder Bread across the nation. End Wonder Bread
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