Thomas Heritage Bread

Quality Breads

Delivering the best products since 1880

Thomas’® English Muffins are the original and still the #1 selling English muffin. We’re proud of our storied history, but we’re constantly improving to give you the best products to brighten your day.

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Our Roots

How we started and where we are today

After moving to the United States, from England, Samuel Bath Thomas, an innovator and entrepreneur, created the Original "Nooks & Crannies" English Muffin through a secret process that included griddle baking to create a muffin that was crunchy on the outside and soft on the inside. He later opened his own bakery in New York City in 1880. Soon, Thomas’ English Muffins would become a popular part of the American breakfast.

Thanks to Mr. Samuel Thomas, English Muffins are now a favorite product in America. Restaurants, award winning chefs and fast food chains have incorporated our English Muffins into their menus. The Thomas’® brand continues to grow, and provide you with unique products that fit your lifestyle. With you in mind, we created Bagel Thins® Bagels, Flavored Bagels, Swirl Breads and more.

Freshly Baked

We deliver the high quality products to you

Because you expect the best, hot from the oven, Thomas’ products are still delivered five days a week to ensure our English Muffins and Bagels arrive quickly.

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Recipe For Greatness

Staying true to our methods since day one

  • We still use quality ingredients to make all of our products.
  • We have stayed true to our methods.
  • We listen to our consumers and are actively involved in initiatives to make healthier products.
  • We encourage environmental processes, such as water recycling, in all of our plants.
English Muffin

Nooks & Crannies

What makes us different

The distinctive taste, texture and flavor of Thomas' English muffins come from the "Nooks & Crannies" way of griddle baking. This process, unchanged since day one, uses quality ingredients to make the distinctively coarse-grained, yeast-raised dough. They are split, not sliced, to keep the unique, toast-up-perfectly texture.

A Peek Into the Past

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