The Federation of Bakers is delighted to welcome its new associate member, United Bakery Equipment (UBE).
UBE is a specialist bakery equipment company based in California, USA which specialises in supplying slicing and packaging machinery for a wide range of bakery products including bread, buns, rolls, bagels, tortillas, and pita bread. Their machines include slicers, baggers, wrappers, decrusters, dicers, heat sealers, conveyors and other custom machinery.
UBE started in 1966 with a hamburger bun bagging machine in Kansas City, Kansas. Today, UBE is the largest supplier of bread and the bun slicers and baggers in the United States and also sells to customers all over the world including North and South America, Europe, Asia, the Mid-East, Australia and New Zealand.
Tom Sheffield, vice president of sales and marketing commented: “We are looking forward to strengthening our relationship with the UK’s largest baking companies with the opportunities that our membership of the Federation of Bakers will bring for us as we continue to expand our business in Europe.”
Gordon Polson, director of the Federation of Bakers, added: “We are delighted to welcome UBE as a new associate member, and hope to support them as they continue to grow their business in the UK and Europe.”
The Federation of Bakers supplies the nation’s bread and morning goods, with nine member companies running 33 bakeries in the United Kingdom and supplying the majority of the bread consumed in the UK. UBE joins current associate members AAK (UK), AB Mauri UK and Ireland, ADM Milling, Baker Perkins, British Bakels, Buhler, CCFRA, Cereform, CSM (UK), Edme, Energy Management LLP, GB Ingredients, Kaak Group, Kwik Lok, Lesaffre Group, NFU Mutual, Puratos, Spooner Industries, Taste Tech, Zeelandia and Zeppelin Systems.