Amoroso's Baking Company

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Coordinates: 39°56′45″N 75°14′01″W / 39.945735°N 75.233555°W / 39.945735; -75.233555

Amoroso's Baking Company
Private
Industry Commercial Bakery
Founded 1904
Headquarters Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Key people
Amoroso Family
Products Amoroso Philly Roll
Various Breads
Bagels
Pretzels
Revenue N/A USD (2004)
Number of employees
400+ (2012)
Website www.amorosobaking.com
Amoroso's factory (2009)

Amoroso's Baking Company is a Philadelphia based, family-owned company that specializes in hearth baked breads and rolls. Over the years the Amoroso sandwich roll has become synonymous with those Philadelphia culinary institutions, the hoagie and the cheesesteak.

History[edit]

The company was founded in 1904 in South Philadelphia by Vincenzo Amoroso and his two sons. From 1914 till 1929 they operated out of Camden, New Jersey but due to increased demand they moved back to Philadelphia. Today, after four major expansions, Amoroso Baking Company employs more than 400 people, and its expanded line of baked goods is available in more than 36 states. The company is located in West Philadelphia, is still owned and managed by members of the Amoroso family, and is still one of the dominant bakeries in the Philadelphia area.