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Quality Altar Bread for over 50 years

We are the world's largest producer of Altar bread
The finest quality altar bread
Over 60 years serving the religious community
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Welcome to Cavanagh Altar Bread

Cavanagh Company is a wholesale bakery producing communion wafers for many religious denominations both domestically and internationally.  Cavanagh Company offers by far, the finest altar bread in quality and packaging. For over 50 years, we have proudly provided quality altar bread to countries all over the globe. All breads have a carefully molded sealed edge which prevents crumbs and are sealed minutes after baking.  The communion wafers that we make are made of only pure wheat flour and water and are made strictly without additives.  Cavanagh breads are produced in the United States in an exceptionally clean and modern automated facility.  Throughout the entire production process the breads remain untouched by human hands.  Cavanagh packaging is far superior to all other forms and includes cellophane rolls in boxes, barrier film bags, and hermetically sealed plastic containers.

  • Made of pure wheat flour and water without additives
  • Baked and packaged in our secure facility in Greenville, Rhode Island
  • Bakery subject to inspection by the Federal Food and Drug Administration and the Rhode Island Department of Health
  • Over 60 years serving the religious community
  • All breads are baked and packaged minutes after baking and are untouched by human hands
  • All breads have a carefully molded and sealed edge which prevents crumbs

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Cavanagh News

Gluten Free Communion Wafers are now available.  Please know that these wafers are not considered valid matter for the Catholic Church mass. 

Low Gluten wafers for use in the Catholic mass will be available in the near future.


For more information regarding Bread for the Catholic mass, please click here: