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Knoxville-Area Food & Beverage Companies Ranked by Number of Local Employees
Rank
'18
'17CompanyPhone
Website
Sq. Ft. of Plant
Local employees
FT/PT
ProductsParent companyTop local executive
Year founded
11Koch Foods
1620 Progress Parkway
Morristown, TN 37813
423-586-5722
kochfoods.com
120,0001
970
NA/NA
Poultry processors
Koch Foods Inc.
Park Ridge, IL
David Wilds
Complex manager
1999
22Keurig Green Mountain2
1904 Fair Drive
Knoxville, TN 37918
865-824-4600
keuriggreenmountain.com
334,000
818
NA/NA
Manufacture and distribution of coffee products
JAB Holding Co.
Luxembourg City Luxembourg
Mike Brennan
Director of operations
2008
34Monterey Mushrooms
19748 Highway 72 North
Loudon, TN 37774
865-458-4611
montereymushrooms.com
350,000
580
NA/NA
Production and distribution of fresh mushroom products
Monterey Mushrooms
Watsonville, CA
Dirk Cox
Regional general manager
1977
45Rich Products Corp.3
5701 Commerce Blvd.
Morristown, TN 37814
423-587-4400
richs.com
NA
525
NA/NA
Frozen cakes and muffins
Rich Products Corp.
Buffalo, NY
Scott Kington
Plant manager
1992
53Bush Brothers & Co.4
1016 E. Weisgarber Road
Knoxville, TN 37909
865-588-7685
bushbeans.com
NA
500
NA/NA
Manufacture of food products
NA
NA
Tom Ferriter
President, CEO
NA
66ConAgra Foods5
540 E. Broadway
Newport, TN 37821
423-623-2333
conagrafoods.com
NA
475
NA/NA
Beans, tomato products
ConAgra Brands
Omaha, NE
Rick Lawson
Plant manager
1983
77Custom Foods of America4
3600 Pleasant Ridge Road
Knoxville, TN 37921
865-525-0401
customfoods.net
NA
400
NA/NA
Custom manufacturer of soups, sauces, side dishes
NA
NA
Graham Hunter
President
1982
88Knoxville Coca-Cola Bottling Co.
807 N. 21st St.
Knoxville, TN 37921
865-546-6020
cokeconsolidated.com
300,000
382
NA/NA
Coca-Cola brand beverages
Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated
Charlotte, NC
Grey Brewington
Director, retail sales
1967
910Mayfield Dairy Farms3
806 E. Madison Ave.
Athens, TN 37303
423-745-2151
mayfielddairy.com
NA
3536
NA/NA
Dairy products
Dean Foods
Dallas, TX
C. Scott Mayfield Jr.
President
1950
109Pepsi Beverages Co.4
3501 Middlebrook Pike
Knoxville, TN 37921
865-523-9145
pepsi.com
80,000
353
NA/NA
Soft drinks, water, juice, teas, energy drinks, Gatorade, Muscle Milk
Pepsico
Purchase, NY USA
Calvin Breeden
Territory Sales Manager
NA
1112Ole Smoky Distillery
903 Parkway, Ste. 1297
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
865-436-6995
olesmoky.com
25,7181
300
NA/NA
Tennessee's first legal moonshine distillery
NA
NA
Joe Baker
Cory Cottongim
Founders
2010
1214Campos Foods3
241 Elkins Road
Caryville, TN 37714
423-562-8471
lopezfoods.com
85,000
285
NA/NA
Fully-cooked frozen hamburger, pork, beef and turkey sausage patties, meatloaf, Salisbury steak, rib patties, and bone-in chicken
Lopez Foods
Oklahoma City, OK
Jeffrey Reid
Plant superintendent
1980
1313Tate & Lyle4
198 Blair Bend Drive
Loudon, TN 37774
865-458-5681
tateandlyle.com
NA8
254
NA/NA
Corn syrup
Tate & Lyle
London England
Gerry Schlueter
Plant manager
NA
1415House of Thaller3
1600 Harris Road
Knoxville, TN 37924
865-689-5893
houseofthaller.com
85,000
172
NA/NA
Ready to eat salads, sandwich spreads, cheese spreads, seafood salads and dips, hummus
NA
NA
John Thaller
President
1964
1511Flowers Baking Co. of Knoxville2
3100 NW Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37921
865-362-7530
flowersfoods.com
233,000
154
NA/NA
Breads, rolls, snack cakes
Flowers Foods
Thomasville, GA
Jess Maggard
President
2014
1616Wampler's Farm Sausage Co.
781 Highway 70 W
Lenoir City, TN 37771
865-986-2056
wamplersfarm.com
NA
152
NA/NA
Sausages
NA
NA
Ted Wampler Jr.
President, COO
1937
1717Reily Foods Co. (JFG Coffee)
3434 Mynatt Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37919
865-546-2120
luzianne.com
400,000
150
150/NA
Manufacturer of tea, coffee, instant coffee, mayonnaise, cake flour, dressings, specialty sauces, chili kits
Reily Foods Co.
New Orleans, LA
Scott Watson
Plant Manager
1918
1818Family Brands International3
1001 Elm Hill Road
Lenoir City, TN 37771
865-986-8005
fbico.com
100,000
133
NA/NA
Cades Cove BBQ, Elm Hill Meats (bologna, hot dogs, bacon), Houser's Chili
NA
NA
John Edd Wampler
President, COO
19659
1 Two locations; 2 Source declined to participate. Information from the Tennessee Department of Economic & Community Development 2018 survey; 3 Source declined to participate. Information from 2017 survey; 4 Source declined to participate. Information from Knoxville Chamber of Commerce; 5 Source declined to participate. Information from Cocke County Partnership; 6 Asheville and Knoxville locations; 7 Also 131 The Island Drive, Pigeon Forge, 37863; 8 Operations cover 192 acres; 9 Founded as Elm Hill Meats
Source: Individual company representatives, individual company websites. Knoxville-area includes Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Claiborne, Cocke, Grainger, Greene, Hamblen, Hancock, Hawkins, Jefferson, Knox, Loudon, McMinn, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Roane, Sevier and Union counties. NA=not applicable or not available. This list and other Knoxville-area market data are available as Excel spreadsheets at www.knoxvillebookoflists.com. If you notice an error or omission, please contact Hayley Choy at 865-342-6494 or lists@knoxvillebiz.com.

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