A number of large bakeries supply packaged bread to grocery stores and restaurants in North County. When they sell directly to the consumer, it is through their thrift store outlets. The bread and baked goods at the outlets are day-old and are sold at reduced prices.
Here are some discount bread stores:
Fornaca Family Bakery, 13112 Poway Road, Poway. Calls: 748-5689.
Hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday; 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday.
Health Breads Inc., 440 Venture, Escondido. Calls: 747-7390.
Hours are 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Friday. Closed weekends.
ITT Continental Baking Co. (Wonder Bread), 335 N. Quince, Escondido. Calls: 745-8920.
Hours are 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday.
Oroweat Baking Co., 800 W. Grand, Escondido. Calls: 741-3773.
Hours are 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. Closed Sunday.