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63 Best Ohio Food Processing Companies and Startups

This article showcases our top picks for the best Ohio 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 Ohio Food Processing Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Gathered Foods

Gathered Foods

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Gathered Foods produces plant-based products intended to provide an alternative to seafood and other plant-based proteins.

Uprising Food

Uprising Food

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Uprising foods are superfood keto chips and keto bread with 2 net carbs.

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Smart Soda

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Smart Soda offers vitamin-infused flavored sparkling alkaline waters and sodas made with only organic cane sugar.

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Cleveland Kraut

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Cleveland Kraut operates as a producer of crafted fermentation.

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Azoti Inc.

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Planning & eProcurement SaaS for Professional Food Buyers

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TruDog

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TruDog® is a small, family-owned pet food company located in the Midwest.

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The Toasted Oat

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The Toasted Oats offers 100% gluten-free granola.

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Holmes Mouthwatering

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Holmes Mouthwatering is a nutrition focused and socially conscious brand selling premium applesauce and real-fruit products.

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Vegy Vida

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A healthy, all-natural veggie dip .

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Livewell Collective

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Livewell Collective specializes in researching, developing, and produces formula AM beverage to reduce the impact of hangovers.

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The Andersons

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The Andersons is an agricultural products development and marketing company.

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Jeni’s Ice Creams

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Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams offers a variety of ice cream and frozen yoghurts.

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Owens-Illinois

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Owens-Illinois, Inc. is a glass container manufacturer. The Company is also a preferred partner for various food and beverage brands

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John Morrell & Company

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John Morrell & Company is a meat processor.

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EnviroFlight

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EnviroFlight is an animal and plant nutrition aiming to drive transformative change in the global food supply.

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Graeter’s

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Graeter’s is a food and beverage creating artisanal ice cream company located in Cincinnati.

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Bunk Haus OTR

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Investors will see a good profit in this project. A small bunk haus with just 20 beds will bring in $100,000 + at 50% occupany.

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Sunny Delight

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There’s only one citrus-y delicious drink that encourages you to keep it sunny people!

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The Dupps Co

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The Dupps Co is the worldwide leader in providing high-quality rendering equipment and service.

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Wornick

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Wornick Foods is a supplier of convenience foods and military rations to institutional customers.

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Rhinegeist Brewery

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Rhinegeist team knows the power of beer to bring along great people, to foster great ideas, and to create a culture that values craft beer.

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Pro-Pet llc

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Pro-Pet, a manufacturer of private label and co-manufactured pet foods.

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Enson Group

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Enson Group is focused on the food distribution industry with emphasis on Asian food-service products.

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Impact Products

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Impact Products is to provide quality cleaning, maintenance, and safety supplies at competitive prices to offer superior customer service.

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Grote Company

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Grote Company operates as a manufacturer of food processing equipment.

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Mikesell’s Snack Food Company

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Mikesell’s Snack Food Company is a food & beverages company located in Dayton.

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Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea

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Crimson Cup has been roasting award-winning coffee in Columbus, Ohio.

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SmithFoods

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SmithFoods is a supplying firm that delivers wholesome and fresh dairy products like ice creams and frozen desserts.

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Klosterman Baking Company

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Klosterman Baking Company is a family-owned bakery.

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Miceli Dairy Products

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Miceli Dairy Products is a food processing company that produces a wide range of cheese and dairy products.

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Jeds Barbeque and Brew (Westlake, OH)

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Jeds Barbeque and Brew is a restaurant chain in Westlake, OH.

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Foxtail Foods

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Foxtail Foods is a provider of baking items for pies, cookies, muffins, brownies and pancakes.

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Chick Master

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Chick Master is a global leader in the design, manufacture and service of commercial incubator.

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Eagle Brand

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Eagle Family Foods Incorporated, was an American producer of food and beverage products created in 1997.

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Magic Wok

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Magic Wok founded with a vision of serving signature Asian dishes created in an open kitchen and worked to perfection.

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Amtekco Industries

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Amtekco Industries is a manufacturer of food production machinery.

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Glory Foods

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Glory Foods is a category leader in Southern-style and their products are symbolic of the tradition of home-cooked taste.

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Broughton Foods

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Broughton Foods, a Division of Dean Foods, is a leading dairy operating in regions of Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky, and Virginia.

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The Chef’s Garden

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Chef’s Garden sustainable family farm is the leading grower of artisanal vegetable in the United States.

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Brand Castle

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Brand Castle is a food & beverages company that created crafty cooking kits and launched brand castle.

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CBI Global

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CBI Global is a procurement, processing and export firm for coffee, spices and flavors and business services.

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Tusko Sales and Service

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Tusko Sales & Service is a retail company that specializes in full service distributor of food processing equipment.

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Zeppe’s

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Zeppe’s is a pizzeria store.

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The Foodbank

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The Foodbank relieves hunger in the community through a network of partner agencies by acquiring and distributing food.

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Pretzables

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Pretzables is a food and drinks company for decadent, and gourmet pretzels and confections

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HF Food Technologies

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HF Food Technologies provides food technologies to enhance food flavor while minimizing fat content.

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Weston Brands

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Weston Brands is a food processing products company.

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Stouffer’s

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Stouffer’s is a high-quality, flavorful dishes food and beverage company located in Cleveland.

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Magna Mixer

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Magna Mixer is a respected manufacturer of food processing equipment located in Cincinnati.

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Curly’s Foods

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Curly’s Foods specializes in the production and sales of BBQ meats, salads and dishes.

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Hickory Harvest Foods

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Hickory Harvest Foods is a Food & Beverages company.

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Armour

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Armour produces chill and frozen meatballs, pepperoni, sausage, turkey and salami.

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Berlin Natural Bakery

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Berlin Natural Bakery produces nutritious and verified heirloom spelt products.

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Crazy Richard’s Peanut Butter

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Crazy Richard’s Peanut Butter is an e-shop that produces and delivers peanut butter, nut butter and peanut butter powder products.

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The Andersons Store

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A local store like no other with all your needs in one place, saving you time & money, in the Toledo & Columbus.

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Power Inspires Progress

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Venice on Vine pizza parlor and Venice Catering

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Balance Grille

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Balance Grille is a restaurant that serves snacks, tacos, build-a-bowls, and seasonal foods.

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White Feather Farm of Ohio

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White Feather Farm offers fresh chicken, eggs, meat and dairy products.

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S.S. Kemp & Company

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S.S. Kemp & Company provides foodservice equipment and supplies.

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Bischofszell

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Bischofszell is a production of dried fruits and dried products.

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Nooma

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Nooma is a sports drink brand that employs real ingredients and is led by real good people who are on a mission to make a real difference.

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Helbling’s Supply

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Helbling’s Supply is a customer service company located in New Philadelphia.

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Harmony Agricultural Products In Ohio

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Harmony Agricultural Products In Ohio is distributes and processes food grains.

Written by Mark Smith

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