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January 20, 2015 (Cleveland)

CHAMPS and Alfred Nickles Bakery Renew Agreement to Continue Offering Savings to Members

Alfred-Nickels-BakeryCLEVELAND - CHAMPS Group Purchasing announces a renewal agreement with Alfred Nickles Bakery to continue offering CHAMPS’ members significant savings on bread and bakery products. 

The Alfred Nickles Bakery contract renewal pricing is available to CHAMPS’ members in the following state counties and areas:
  • Ohio: All counties except Gallia, Lawrence and Scioto
  • Michigan: Lenawee and Monroe areas only 
  • Pennsylvania: Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Blair, Butler, Cambria, Centre, Clarion, Cleafield, Crawford, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Jefferson, Lawrence, Mercer, Somerset, Washington and Westmoreland 
  • West Virginia: Clarksburg, Elkins, Grafton, Morgantown and Parkersburg areas 
“It is with great pride we announce a three-year renewal of our long-standing contract with Alfred Nickles Bakery,” said Jan Elder, director of contracting services, CHAMPS Group Purchasing. “We’re happy to work with a company that delivers quality products, found in local grocery stores, directly to our members.”

Alfred Nickles Bakery is an independent, Ohio-based company that has been offering CHAMPS members fresh bread and bakery products for nearly two decades.

“We appreciate our lasting relationship with CHAMPS and its members,” said Russ Cook, restaurant division manager, Alfred Nickles Bakery. “We look forward to many more years of serving CHAMPS’ members and continuing to grow our relationship.” 

About CHAMPS Group Purchasing
CHAMPS Group Purchasing leverages the purchasing power of 5,000+ members across the United States allowing them access to significant savings in product categories, including medical supplies, foodservice, wireless, office supplies and facilities maintenance. As a group affiliate sponsor program of the Premier healthcare alliance, one of the largest buying groups in the country, CHAMPS provides members access to more than $43 billion in purchasing volume, 2,000+ contracts, GPO contract management and unparalleled customer service. It’s simple to start realizing significant savings - with zero fees and no cost to join - the sign-up process is seamless. CHAMPS is honored to be named as one of The Cleveland Plain Dealer’s Top Workplaces in 2014 and to ERC’s Northcoast99 List in 2003, 2004, 2010, 2012 and 2014. For more, visit 

About Nickles Alfred Bakery
Nickles Bakery was founded in 1909 when Alfred Nickles immigrated to America from Switzerland and for over 100 years Nickles Bakery has expanded its distribution area to meet the needs of customers in five Midwestern states. Thousands of customers have enjoyed the freshly baked breads, rolls, cakes and almost every baked food imaginable which has contributed to Nickles famous reputation as one of America's finest bakeries. Today a fleet of over 400 delivery trucks serves fresh baked goods in five Midwestern states. For more, visit