Founded in 1971, Sterling Foods is one of the leaders in shelf-stable bakery product technology and manufacturing. As one of the foremost suppliers to the retail, a foodservice and military market, the company specializes in custom packing and co-packing opportunities. At the state-of-the-art 85,000 square-foot manufacturing facility in San Antonio, Texas, Sterling Foods provides the food industry with high-quality, innovative products. Through its fully equipped research and development center, it offers a variety of unique and conventional bakery items; from cookies to cakes to breads to pizza crusts. The company s USDA-inspected bakery annually receives the American Institute of Baking's prestigious 'Excellent' rating for sanitation practices and processes. With more than 250 employees, the San Antonio business community has recognized Sterling as one of San Antonio s Top 50 Private Companies . Sterling Foods is a closely held corporation, which includes institutional investors Equus Capital Corporation, and the Texas Growth Fund.