BakersBodega can trace its origins all the way back to 1965. The Lopez’s family businesses have served California and Baja California since 1965.
Our founder, Leopoldo Lopez Jr., started out in his family business back in 1965 with a single grocery store serving the border town of San Ysidro and soon grew to include a wholesale business.
1981, Leo and his brothers and sisters expanded with a successful wholesale operation serving grocery retailers and foodservice customers.
1992 Ventured into Baja California Mexico as a grocery and foodservice importer. Bodegas Herlomex in Mexico formed strategic relationships with leaders in the industry including Westco (now BakeMark), SYSCO and US Food Service. Bodegas Herlomex was among the first and fastest growing importers of Westco-Bakemark products Mexico.
2008 Leopoldo Lopez Jr., and his sons and daughters partnered with BakeMark USA and the first BakersBodega was formed as the exclusive Cash & Carry for BakeMark USA.
2016 The first BakersBodega franchise opened its doors in Baldwin Park ,CA and also in Escondido, CA.
2017 The second corporate store opened in Anaheim, CA.
2019 BakersBodega opens a refreshed version 10,000 square foot retail location
Founder, Leopoldo Lopez Jr.
Started out in his family business back in 1965 with a grocery store serving the border town of San Ysidro with his brothers and sisters. The “MAYOREO” or wholesale division soon followed.
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