There’s something to be said about artisan craftsmanship. Hudson Bread, North Bergen, N.J., knows that quite well. With a view of New York City’s skyline, the bakery uses only the best ingredients to produce a wealth of fresh bread creations daily, and top sellers including French baguettes, seven-grain loaves and hand-cut loaves Francaise, which are signature rustic items. The bakery also crafts assorted country boules, brioche, whole wheat, pumpernickel boules and rolls, submarine rolls, Pullman breads, Ciabattas, pretzel rolls, raisin walnut loaves, Tuscan loaves, olive, semolina, sourdough loaves, small and long baguettes and various other custom artisan breads.
All told, Hudson Bread offers about 250 stock-keeping units (SKUs) and delivers fresh breads daily to a growing list of customers. Even a whopping 10-lb. country boule is a specialty item ordered by select customers. Hudson also produces a limited amount of organic products. Many of the breads are still made by hand. Thus, maintaining centuries-old traditions and the passion of skilled craftsmen is what this bakery is all about.