In recognition of our state's signature food producers, our theme for April is entitled "Tastes of Tennessee."
Brim's Snack Foods
Brim's Snack Foods is a manufacturer and distributor of salty snacks such as Pork Rinds, Popcorn, Cheese Puffs, Potato Chips, Tortilla Chips and more under the Brim's brand and various other private brands.... Read More
Chattanooga Bakery, Inc.
Chattanooga Bakery was founded in 1902 as a subsidiary of the Mountain City Flour Mill. A fourth generation family-owned business, the company made nearly 100 snack cake and cookie items under the Lookout™ trademark, named after the popular residential and tourist community near Chattanooga, Lookout Mountain. In 1917, after a brainstorming conversation between a bakery salesman and some Appalachian coal miners, the MoonPie was born, and by the late 1930’s was the bakery’s #1 seller, a spo... Read More
Shenandoah Mills is the southeast's most unique dry mix blender and packager. We purchase and grind Tennessee corn as well as blend and mix food products for some of the south's largest restaurant chains.
Our Corn milling operation, built in the 1950s, has been grinding Tennessee corn for over 54 years and our home is the original Lebanon Train Depot, constructed in the early 1900s. We have completely renovated the facility to preserve and restore its integrity as well as to keep our equipm... Read More
Tellico Grains Bakery
Tellico Grains Bakery is a family-owned and operated artisan bakery, nestled in the foothills of the Tennessee Smoky Mountains. Stuart and Anissa Shull bring their educations, culinary expertise and passions to life in the all-natural handcrafted baked goods.... Read More
Tennessee Valley Ham Company - Clifty Farm Country Meats
Clifty Farm started as a small country ham curing operation in 1954 by Truman Murphey in Paris, Tennessee. Today, the company occupies a 133,000 square foot plant in Paris that employs 160 people and sells its products throughout the U.S.
The company remains today a family business with the founder's son Dan Murphey serving as president. Both his son Michael and his son-in-law Adrian Harrod work in the company as well.
While for many years after its inception, the company's primary product... Read More
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