Food Manufacturers

JR Simplot Company

Address: PO Box 2378 Winterville, NC 28590

Contact: Sarah Jane Posey

Phone: 252-508-2677


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

Phone: 910-892-3175


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.

Sager Creek Vegetable Company

Address: 5900 Turkey Hwy Turkey, NC 28393

Contact: Glenn Blackman

Phone: Office: 910-569-0028 Cell: 910-214-1385


Products: Canned Vegetables

Brands: Allens, Buttefield, Freshlike, Popeye Spinach, Pricella, Royal Prince, Sugary Sam, Trappeys & Veg-All



Details: 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.

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 North America. This includes all sales, marketing and packaging.

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