Our Story


Bakery.com has been around since 1991 yet the family history in bakery goes back much further. It represents 150 combined years of running both a family bakery and an equipment manufacturing business.   The new Bakery.com is an online community for the entire bakery industry; bakers, suppliers, associations, educators and trade shows.  It is a platform where product can be marketed and sold; special offers can be showcased; news and information can be shared and industry resources can be found. Bakery.com was created to inform, educate and help the industry find and share relevant information and offer the best practical marketing solutions for your products. 

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Tony Stricker   contact

Equipment Specialist

"The Practical Baker" brings over 45 years experience and is a 3rd generation baker. In the morning Tony can be found at "Swiss Maid Bakery" the family bakery located in Harvard, IL. Tony then spends the remainder of the day at the "Practical Baker" equipment company producing small accessory machines and tools as well as remanufacturing used equipment.

Kurt Stricker   contact

Ingredients and Commodities

A graduate from the University of Wisconsin Madison with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Food Science. Graduated #1 from the American Institute of Baking in Manhattan, Kansas. Over 20 years experience in Wholesale and Retail Baking with "Swiss Maid Bakery". Now is the founder, owner and General Manager of "Pedigree Ovens" a 12,000 sqft private label company producing gourmet pet treats.

John Stricker   contact

Sales & New Business Development

With over 8 years of Internet related e-business and e-commerce combined with hands-on experience in the baking industry, John provides the necessary insight to develop new partnerships to enhance product offerings and services for all aspects of the Baking Industry.



Corporate Address:
48 N. Ayer St.
Harvard, IL 60033
Customer Service:
Phone: (815) 943-8730
Fax: (815) 943-7942
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Bakery.com meets or exceeds the BBB On Line Reliability participation and Better Business Bureau membership standards. We Thank You for the opportunity to serve your bakery needs, Today and in the Future!