Safeway sells a variety of birthday cakes in its bakery department. Customers interested in purchasing a birthday cake from Safeway can view current available options online at the cake catalog, located on the company's website. They can also call their local Safeway store to discuss options before stopping in to buy a birthday cake.
The Safeway Bakery can create a cake for any special occasion, such as birthdays, weddings, anniversaries and holidays. The bakers can customize and decorated a birthday cake ahead of time before being picked up. Generally, customers may find a cake from Safeway to be less expensive than one purchased from a specialty bakery.
Safeway was founded in 1915 by M.B. Skaggs as a small store in American Falls, Idaho. Eleven years later he had opened 428 stores in 10 different states. That same year, Skaggs merged with Safeway, gaining 322 more stores. Safeway stores introduced new concepts to groceries, such as adding nutrition labels, "sell by" dates, parking lots and pricing produce by the pound. As of 2015, Safeway operates over 2,400 stores and is the second largest chain in the United States. The stores are primarily located in central and western regions of the United States.