Established in 1998, Crestone Group Baking Companies is a chain of wholesale bakeries that manufactures and distributes a range of more than 450 fresh and frozen bread and pastry products. It serves retail coffee chains and restaurants. The chain maintains a network of over 160 distribution centers throughout the United States. Crestone Group Baking Companies operates several facilities in Illinois, Texas, Colorado, California and Georgia. It provides a variety of programs for customers. The chain operates a quality assurance department and has food and workplace safety programs. Crestone Group Baking Companies has received quality ratings from the American Institute of Baking and Silliker.