Jim and Wanene Dahl purchased the Midway bakery back in 1955.
1984 - Renamed to NatureBake
In 1984, Jim Dahl renamed the company to 'NatureBake'. He was a pioneer in the bread industry, experimenting with sprouted wheat breads and organic, nutritious options ahead of his time.
2005 - Shobi and Dave return to the Bakery
Glenn's son Shobi, and Glenn's younger brother Dave return to the bakery full time - Dave after serving 15 years in prison to lead product innovation. Shobi enters to head marketing.
2005 - Dave's Killer Bread Debuts at PFM
Dave's Killer Bread was introduced at the Portland Farmers Market 'Summer Loaves Festival' in 2005. It was a smashing hit.
2011 - INC. Magazine - Fastest growing 5000 companies
Inc. Magazine recognized DKB as one of the fastest growing 5000 companies.
2014 - DKB Goes International
Dave's Killer bread launched in Costco stores in Western Canada in July of 2014, officially making Dave's Killer Bread an international company.
2015 - Dave's Killer Bread is Acquired by Flowers Foods
Flowers has nearly 100 years of history and baking experience. Adding Dave’s Killer Bread to Flowers’ product offering will allow the Milwaukie bakery to accelerate distribution and keep up with hungry consumers demanding its killer organic loaves.
2016 - Over 9,000 New Stores Start Selling DKB
Flowers Foods launched the national roll-out of organic Dave’s Killer Bread on its direct-store delivery network beginning April 25. The initiative is expected to allow approximately 85% of the U.S. population better access to fresh DKB products.