Pepperidge Farm, Incorporated, based in Norwalk, Connecticut, is a leading provider of premium quality fresh bakery products, cookies, crackers, and frozen foods. Among the company's most popular products are Milano and Sausalito cookies, Goldfish crackers, frozen Puff Pastry, frozen garlic loaves and Texas toasts, and more than 50 varieties of fresh baked breads including Pepperidge FarmSwirl, Pepperidge Farm Farmhouse and Whole Grain and Ecce Panisartisan breads. Pepperidge Farm was founded in Connecticut in 1937 by Margaret Rudkin, an entrepreneurial homemaker who began baking fresh bread for her allergy-afflicted son. Today, the company has eight bakeries and more than 4,000 employees. Pepperidge Farm has been part of Campbell Soup Company since 1961.