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For over 36 years, Esther Henscheid has been a valuable employee of BAF and is currently a Payroll Services Representative. But, we also want to recognize her for her amazing sewing abilities and for exemplifying our Let Your Inner Hero Shine and Make Things Better values! Since mid-April, Esther has completed about 235 masks and has another 150 or so...

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Living Our Values – Cindy Parker’s Service Day

On Thursday, May 7, I worked a 2-hour shift with other volunteers in the first-ever Food Runners kitchen at the Waller Center in the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood in San Francisco. My assignment was cleaning and cutting up a full box of scallions. Other volunteers were slicing bread, making sandwiches, ladling soup, and packing the prepared foods into delivery boxes. This new kitchen operation...

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BAF’s Continued Commitment to Safety Regarding COVID-19

Basic American Foods continues to take the COVID-19 situation very seriously and monitor all of the developments in best practices and government restrictions. As an essential employer involved in producing food for foodservice and retail customers around the world, the safety of our employees and our food are our top priorities. In order to minimize potential risks to our employees,...

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Did you know you can find us on Amazon?

Many of our delicious foods that are normally only sold to foodservice customers are now available for purchase on Amazon! Check out our Basic American Foods branded items, and visit our Idaho Spuds and Modern Table stores, as well!  

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Thank you to our Customer Service Team!

Thank you to our customer service team for all of your hard work, especially now! You're a tremendous team and we're all in this together!

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Our Hardworking Team in Shelley, Idaho!

Our employees in Shelley continue to work around the clock to deliver delicious food to our customers around the world! Thank you, Shelley team!

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Thank you, Moses Lake Team!

A big thank you to our Moses Lake team who continues to make us BAF Proud! We appreciate you!

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Thank you, Heartland Harvest, for your extraordinary commitment!

Thank you to our Heartland Harvest team in Kankakee, Illinois for your extraordinary effort and commitment during this difficult time!

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Thank You to Our Amazing Employees in Rexburg, Idaho!

Thank you, Rexburg employees, for joining in with a photo message of your own! Thank you to everyone for your hard work and dedication to keeping our plants running and making sure that we can continue to provide delicious and nutritious food to customers across the country!

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Our Dedicated Employees in Blackfoot, Idaho!

Please join me in thanking all of our employees who have been working very hard to keep feeding America with nutritious, delicious, and easy to prepare foods! I am so proud of our teams and want to thank everyone for their effort and dedication during these challenging times. Shaun Young Chief Supply Chain Officer   A photo message from our...

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The Great American Takeout 2 – Tuesday, March 31

Help us to support all of our partners in the foodservice industry during this challenging time by taking a second helping of the Great American Takeout on Tuesday, March 31! We all know that many restaurants are struggling due to the restrictions on in-restaurant dining throughout the country. However, many are still serving food via take-out, drive-thru, and delivery! Join...

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Congratulations to Chuck Jensen, our 2019 Values Cup winner!

Congratulations to Chuck Jensen, our 2019 Values Cup winner! Chuck Jensen, our strategic planning and forecasting manager in supply chain, was our third quarter winner in 2019, receiving two nominations and being recognized for displaying both the Find A Way and Keep It Going values. However, throughout all of 2019, he earned 12 nominations from 12 coworkers from all areas...

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