We’re going back to 1906, when the Franz Family first started baking their own bread in Portland Oregon.
Brothers Engelbert, Joseph & Ignaz Franz emigrated from Germany & after years of hard work in their uncle’s bakery, they purchased
their own bakery on NW 16th & Glisan. They baked late in the evening & early in the morning, then delivered the bread in wagons 6 days a week.
They were praised for using only quality ingredients & having the perfect texture to their bread; high standards that have continued
for over 100 years. Franz’s 1906 bread imparts a delicious, nostalgic flavor through a classic & timeless recipe brought back to you today!
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Franz Bakery Foundation
The Franz Bakery Foundation mission is to support families, youth development and hunger reduction in the areas that Franz and our family of bakeries serve.
Our Foundation is committed to helping organizations make a positive, impactful difference giving everyone the chance to succeed. Together we are strong.