Gold Medal Bakery Company History Timeline


By 1915 Auguste was able to construct a new plant at the corner of Lindsey and Monte Streets in Fall River, Massachusetts.


At some point, you may have heard the saying, “the best thing since sliced bread,” which begs a few questions, like “When was sliced bread made?” and “Who invented sliced bread?” Simply put, sliced bread was invented on July 7th, 1928.


Following Auguste’s death is 1936, his two sons, Roland and Leo LeComte, took over the company’s leadership.


In 1969, a new ultra-modern plant was built on Bay Street in Fall River, MA.


In 1972, John R. LeComte became the President of the company, beginning the third generation of LeComte family ownership.


In 1990, Gold Medal Bakery purchased the 141,000 square foot building across the street.


Early in 2009, Gold Medal Bakery acquired an abutting 6.5 acres of land with an accompanying 40,000 square foot warehousing facility with additional office space.


Nearly 200 million Americans used one package of bread a week on average in 2020.

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