Contact: Glenn Blackman
Phone: 910.596.0028 FAX: 910.596.0127
Products: Canned Vegetables
Brands: Allens, Buttefiled, Freshlike, Popeye Spinach, Pricella, Royal Prince, Sugary Sam, Trappeys & Veg-All
Details: Allens, Inc., a family-owned and operated vegetable processor, remains focused on the same core values that were set when the company was founded. Allens, Inc. began as Allen Canning Company in 1926 near Siloam Springs, Arkansas.Allens Canned Veggies History Earl Allen started the company and helped it survive The Great Depression and severe droughts of the 1930s. Earl's son Delbert took over leadership in the forties and helped to expand production while providing canned vegetables to our troops during World War II. The growth and expansion continued as more items were added to Allens' product line and state of the art facilities enhanced productivity. During the seventies, growth allowed for the purchase of other companies and brands like Popeye Brand Spinach.
JR Simplot Company
Address: PO Box 2378 Winterville, NC 28590
Contact: Sarah Jane Posey
Products: Sweet potatoes and potatoes
Details: The JR Simplot Company is one of the largest privately held international food processing and agricultural companies in the world.
Moody Dunbar Inc.
Address: PO Box 519, Dunn, NC, 28335
Contact: Ron Austin, Plant Manager
Products: Canned Sweet Potatoes
Brands: Dunbar, Nature’s Pride, Thrifty Maid, Glory
Pack: All consumer and foodservice sizes
Details: Moody Dunbar is a major source for excellent quality canned Sweet Potatoes for both the foodservice and consumer market.
Wada Farms Marketing Group, LLC
Address: 8601 Six Forks Rd. Suite 400 Raleigh, NC 27615
Contact: Shane Watt: VP of Sourcing Norman Brown: Director of Sales Jeff Scramlin: Director of Business Development
Phone: 919-578-4020 fax: 919-882-2039
Products: Sweet Potatoes, Potatoes and Onions grown, packed and shipped in the DOLE label.
Brands: Dole, Wada
Varieties: Covington, Beauregard, Murasaki
Pack: 3 lb., 5 lb., bulk and carton
Details: Wada Farms Marketing Group exclusively manages the DOLE sweet potato, potato and onion program in NoOrth America. This includes all sales, marketing and packaging.