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101 Best Washington Food Processing Companies and Startups

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This article showcases our top picks for the best Washington based Food Processing companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Food Processing industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Washington Food Processing Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Picnic

Picnic

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Picnic is a developer of robotic food system designed to automate the pizza-making process.

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Salt and Straw is an ice cream company that produces and offers ice cream made by hand w/ local ingredients.

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Crowd Cow

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Crowd Cow works with small family farms to let users choose their cow and their cut.

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Skinny Dipped Almonds

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Skinny Dipped Almonds makes chocolate-covered almond treats using high-end ingredients.

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Rebellyous Foods

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Rebellyous Foods is a food manufacturing technology and production company.

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Spiceology

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Spiceology offers a custom blending, private label, food service, industrial, and modernist ingredients.

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nutpods

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Nutpods is a consumer goods company that specializes in providing alternative milk, coffee creamer, tea creamer.

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Bean Box

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Bean Box is a coffee gift and subscription platform that features sample roasts of artisan coffee.

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Coro Foods

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Coro Foods owns and operates restaurant offering gourmet cured meats and other traditional Italian foods.

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Fexy Media

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The gold standard for online food journalism

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POP! Gourmet Foods

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POP! Gourmet Foods is a retail company that makes popcorn and chip snacks with bold flavors.

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NanoICE

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NanoICE develops Molecular Ice Technology, a preservation technology for food producers, transporters, storage companies, and more.

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AllRecipes

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AllRecipes is a food-focused social media website for home cooks to find and share food experiences, recipes, photos, profiles, and posts.

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The Humming Group

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The Humming Group is a food and beverage company that specializes in local sustainable agriculture.

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Phoenix Processor

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Phoenix Processor prepares cooked frozen fish and other seafood preparations.

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Yerbana

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Yerbana creates energizing and rejuvenating beverages that bring people together around important events and ideas.

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The St Andrews Brewing Company

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The St Andrews Brewing is a Brew Company.

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TATE’S LIST

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Tates List is a free online service that helps owners of bars and restaurants search and compare costs of service providers.

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METER Group

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METER delivers revolutionary products and services by connecting science, engineering and design.

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Paprika Recipe Mgr

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Paprika is an app that helps you organize your recipes, make meal plans, and create grocery lists.

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Field Roast

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Field Roast is a brand of premium grain-based ‘meat’ and vegan cheese products.

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joechocolates

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Joechocolates is a Food & beverage Company.

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IEH Laboratories & Consulting Group

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IEH Laboratories & Consulting Group provides food safety and quality testing services.

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Sahale Snacks

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Sahale Snacks produces natural gourmet snacks and offers nut blends, glazed nuts, and seasoned nuts.

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Key Technology

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Key Technology designs and manufactures automation systems, including digital sorters, conveyors, and other processing equipment.

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SendaCake

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Send a Cake is a cake store. They send something perfectly sweet. It is specialized in shipping a variety of gourmet, and more.

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InnovAsian

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InnovAsian is engaged in the production and distribution of Asian foods, appetizers, and frozen packaged food products.

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National Frozen Foods

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National Frozen Foods sells frozen food products.

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STADELMAN FRUIT LLC

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Stadelman Fruit Llc is a food production company based out of 200 Northstone Pkwy, Zillah, WA, United States.

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Neil Jones Food Company

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Neil Jones Food Company produces organic tomatoes, custom sauce blends, northwest fruits, cranberry sauces and juice concentrates.

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Troutlodge

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Troutlodge is a producer of eyed trout eggs that specializes in rainbow trout eggs and triploid eggs.

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Peter Pan Seafood

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Peter Pan Seafood company produces and distributes fresh and frozen seafood products.

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Parfait Ice Cream

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Parfait Ice Cream is a Seattle-based farm-to-cone ice creamery.

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Seattle Gourmet Foods

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Seattle Gourmet Foods is a gourmet food brand manufacturer.

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Pan’s

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Pan’s is a provider of nutritious, meaty-textured mushrooms and snacks for vegetarians and mushroom lovers.

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Beecher’s Handmade Cheese

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A cheese lover since childhood, Kurt Beecher Dammeier remembers encouraging his mother to buy premium cheese.

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Continental Mills

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Continental Mills is a food production company.

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Oregon Ice Cream

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Oregon Ice Cream produce great tasting, safe, and innovative products with the highest quality ingredients and attention to detail.

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Commercial Creamery Company

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Commercial Creamery Company, We manufacture specialty dairy powders, cheese powders, seasonings, sauce mixes, dairy flavors.

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Orca Bay Foods

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Orca Bay Foods is a food processing company that provides crab, fish, vegetables, meat, and vegan products.

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Quality Food Centers

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Quality Food Centers is a supermarket chain.

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Ener-G Foods

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Ener-G is a manufacturer and distributor of allergy-restrictive foods that includes banana bread, hot dog buns and cookies.

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Ocean Beauty Seafoods

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Ocean Beauty Seafoods ranks among the largest and most successful vertically integrated seafood companies in the Pacific Northwest.

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Chateau Ste. Michelle

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Chateau Ste. Michelle is a wine-producing estate that delivers an array of wines online and also includes vintage reserve and wine club.

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Evergreen Herbal

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Evergreen Herbal provides food and beverage manufacturing.

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Culinex

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CuliNex is a product development, and strategic business service consulting firm.

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CJ Youtel Hunan Biotechnology

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CJ Youtel Hunan Biotechnology is a bioengineering and enzyme engineering laboratories conducts research in strain screening.

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Van Doren Sales

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Van Doren Sales engages in the manufacture of a wide variety of fruit and vegetable processing and handling equipment.

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Trans-Ocean Products

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Trans-Ocean Products specializes in surimi seafood processing.

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Royal Ridge Fruits

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Royal Ridge Fruits produces fruit products such as dried fruit, frozen fruit, and organic fruit.

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Jumbo Foods

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Jumbo Foods produces and wholesale distribution of frozen sandwiches, grocery products, and snack foods to retail stores.

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Twin City Foods

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Twin City Foods focuses on growing vegetables, harvesting, processing, freezing, packaging and distributing to the consumers.

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Hinrichs Trading Company

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Hinrichs Trading Company is a provider of chickpea sourcing, cleaning and packaging services.

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Totally Chocolate

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Totally Chocolate is a manufacturer of custom molded chocolate for gifts including engraved chocolate bars and ready made chocolate.

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Golden Alaska Seafoods,Inc.

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Golden Alaska Seafoods, LLC is a food & beverage processing that produces high-quality white fish products and frozen seafood.

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OREGON POTATO COMPANY

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OREGON POTATO COMPANY is a World Market Leader in Frozen and Dehydrated Potatoes, Vegetable and Fruits.

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Centra Foods

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Centra Foods is a provider of non gmo and organic oils to the manufacturing and foodservice industries.

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FruitSmart

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FruitSmart is a food processing industry.

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E&E Foods

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E&E Foods is a seller of seafood products.

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Filaree garlic farm

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Filaree Garlic Farm is an independently-owned grower and supplier of premium quality garlic seed for 25 years.

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Cake Central

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Cake Central is a publishing firm that offers cake recipes, cake decoration ideas, tutorials and blogs for cake makers.

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Bluebird Grain Farms

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Bluebird Grain is a food agriculture company that specializes farms offers organic grains & milled flour and grain blends.

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Seattle Coffee Company

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Seattle Coffee Company LLC (tbd) is a new company that will provide expertly prepared specialty coffee to the Seattle area.

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Taco Del Mar

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Taco Del Mar is a restaurant offering Mexican cuisine and local wines.

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Oversea Casing

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Oversea Casing supplying natural and artificial sausages.

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Sakuma Brothers Farms

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Sakuma Brothers Farms is a fruit cultivation firm that distributes organic blackberries, apples, blueberries and strawberries.

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NET Systems

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NET Systems specialized in the design and production of trawl nets, trawl doors, and manufacture offshore aqua culture products.

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Hempler’s Foods Group

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Hempler’s Foods Group is a food production company.

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Schenk Packing Company

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Schenk Packing Company is a wholesaler of beef products.

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Belshaw Adamatic Bakery Group

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Belshaw Adamatic Bakery Group is a baking company that provides equipment for retail & wholesale bakeries, QSR’s, Supermarkets & more.

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Caffe Umbria

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Caffè Umbria is a full-service, wholesale coffee roaster based in Seattle, Washington.

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Central Co-op

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A member-owned natural foods cooperative in the heart of Seattle dedicated to sustainability, community, and local food.

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ICICLE SEAFOOD

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ICICLE SEAFOOD provides seafood industry.

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Garden Fresh Foods

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Garden Fresh Foods is providing fresh Cutting vegetables and other fresh foods.

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Crafted Taste

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Crafted Taste is all about learning, experimenting, and sharing cocktails, so each kit will include full sized ingredients.

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Norpac Fisheries Export

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Norpac Fisheries Export is a seafood company that provides fish, fillets, logistics, processing, packaging, shipping, and delivery.

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Ocean Gold Seafood, Inc.

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Ocean Gold Seafood, Inc. processes seafood products such as Pacific Whiting, Sardines, Tuna, Dungeness Crab for wholesale

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Ice Chips Candy

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Ice Chips Candy is a food and beverage company that offers sugar free xylitol-based candies.

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James Farrell & Co

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James Farrell & Co supplies and manufactures dairy ingredients and animal nutrition.

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Firestone Pacific Foods

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Firestone Pacific Foods owns and operates farms as well as specializes in organic and conventional frozen fruits.

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Columbia Fruit Packers

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Columbia Fruit Packers is a leading provider of warehouse services and returns for apple and cherry operations.

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Medallion Foods

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Medallion Foods is the food manufacturer that specializes in offering a wide selection of three minute spaghetti.

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Seabear Smokehouse

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Seabear Smokehouse supplies seafood for gifts and entertaining.

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Thaifusions

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Thaifusions offers authentic Thai flavor handcrafted sauces and curries.

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Sage Fruit

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Sage Fruit is specialized in producing pears, cherries, peaches, and apples with sales and marketing of fruits.

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Deep Roots Foods

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Deep Roots Foods specializes in small-batch food processing, co-packing, and food warehouse fulfillment services.

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Mustard and Co

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Mustard and Co is an online retailer that produces and distributes mustards, marinades, vinaigrettes, and recipes with a variety of flavors.

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Signature Seafoods

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Signature Seafoods specializes in the production, distribution, and marketing of frozen seafood products.

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Perfection Snacks

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Perfection Snacks is a food processing firm that offers snack mix, crunchy curls, pretzels, tortilla chips, and twists with an online store.

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Ocean Companies

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Ocean Companies manages four distinct companies specializing in seafood processing and supply services.

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Hot Cakes

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Hot Cakes is a bakery company which makes cakes, waffles and various other eatables

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Willis Marketing

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Willis Marketing is a food, and beverage company.

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Greatfood.com

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Greatfood.com is a online gourmet food purveyor.

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Flax 4 Life

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Flax 4 Life is a certified Gluten-Free facility that produces flax-based Muffins, Granola, Brownies, Toaster Buns, and Cakes.

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BumbleBar

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BumbleBar engages in the production of gluten-free bars and cookies.

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Spot On Foods

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Founder of Spot On Foods, a Seattle-based wholesale baking company.

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The Greek Gods

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The Greek Gods is a food & beverage manufacturer & online retail agency that manufactures & sells yogurt food products.

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Kuma Coffee

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Kuma Coffee is a direct trade coffee roaster that offers various coffee products.

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Wisdom Superfood

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Wisdom Superfood offers mushroom & plant-based foods that provide nutritional foods & health wisdom to enhance brain & digestive health.

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Bakery Nouveau

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Bakery Nouveau offers a large variety of baking delicacies such as macrons, chocolates, cookies, and bread.

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Marsee Baking

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Marsee Baking manufactures and delivers pastry and offers wholesale and retail services.

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