In 1937, Margaret Rudkin, an entrepreneurial homemaker, began baking fresh bread for her allergy-afflicted son. She soon started a small business out of her kitchen, calling it "Pepperidge Farm" after the name of the property where her family lived.
Pepperidge Farm is a leading provider of premium quality fresh bakery products, cookies, crackers and frozen foods. The Pepperidge Farm brand is ranked by consumers as one of the most well-loved and recognized brands in the world. Among the company's most popular products are Goldfish snack crackers and Milano cookies. The company offers more than 50 varieties of fresh baked breads including Swirl, Pepperidge Farm Farmhouse and Ecce Panis artisan breads. – less