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Bob's Red Mill

Bob's Red Mill
Industry Food
Founded 1978
Headquarters Milwaukie, Oregon,
United States
Key people Bob Moore, founder
Products natural, gluten free and organic foods
Employees 209[1]

Bob's Red Mill is a brand produced by Bob's Red Mill Natural Foods of Milwaukie, Oregon, United States. The company was established in 1978 by Bob Moore.[2]

Bob's Red Mill Natural Foods is a producer of lines of natural, certified organic, and gluten-free milled grain products, billing itself as the "nation's leading miller of diverse whole-grain foods."[3] Its products are distributed throughout the United States and Canada. It produces over 400 products, primarily whole grains that are ground with quartz millstones which come from several 120-year-old mills,[4] as well as beans, seeds, nuts, dried fruits, spices, and herbs.

21st century history

A 2005 estimate has Bob's Red Mill's annual revenue as ranging between US$30 million to $50 million.[3]

In June 2007, the company announced that it was moving its administrative headquarters, manufacturing and warehousing facility to a 325,000-square-foot (30,200 m2) building, from its original 130,000-square-foot (12,000 m2) facility, which it plans to sell and sub-lease.[5] Its current manufacturing facility is 82,000 square feet (7,600 m2),[3] and the new facility will triple its manufacturing capacity.[2]

It has expanded its distribution into Japan and is beginning distribution in other nations.[3]

In February 2010, owner Bob Moore announced plans to give the whole company to his employees using an employee stock ownership plan.[1]


General references
  • , November 26, 1999
  • , November 14, 2002

External links

  • Bob's Red Mill official site

Coordinates: 45°25′28″N 122°35′24″W / 45.424464°N 122.590052°W / 45.424464; -122.590052

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