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Knoxville-Area Food & Beverage Companies Ranked by Number of Local Employees
Rank
'19
'18CompanyPhone
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
1,000
1,000/NA
Poultry processors
Koch Foods Inc.
Park Ridge, IL
David Wilds
Complex manager
1999
22Keurig Dr. Pepper2
1904 Fair Drive
Knoxville, TN 37918
865-824-4600
keuriggreenmountain.com
334,000
900
NA/NA
Manufacturing and distribution of coffee products
JAB Holding Co.
Luxembourg City Luxembourg
Mark Rogers
Interim director of operations
2008
33Monterey Mushrooms
19748 Highway 72 North
Loudon, TN 37774
865-458-4611
montereymushrooms.com
350,000
550
NA/NA
Production and distribution of fresh mushroom products
Monterey Mushrooms
Watsonville, CA
Dirk Cox
Regional general manager
1977
45Bush Brothers & Co.
1016 E. Weisgarber Road
Knoxville, TN 37909
865-588-7685
bushbeans.com
334,000
500
NA/NA
Manufacture of food products
Bush Brothers & Co.
Knoxville, TN
Al Williams
President, CEO
NA
56ConAgra Foods
540 E. Broadway
Newport, TN 37821
423-623-2333
conagrafoods.com
NA
475
NA/NA
Beans, tomato products
ConAgra Brands
Chicago, IL
Rick Lawson
Plant manager
1983
67Custom Foods of America3
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
78Knoxville Coca-Cola Bottling Co.3
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
810Pepsi Beverages Co.3
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
99Mayfield Dairy Farms4
806 E. Madison Ave.
Athens, TN 37303
423-745-2151
mayfielddairy.com
NA
3535
NA/NA
Dairy products
Dean Foods
Dallas, TX
C. Scott Mayfield Jr.
President
1950
104Rich Products Corp.3
5701 Commerce Blvd.
Morristown, TN 37814
423-587-4400
richs.com
NA
336
NA/NA
Frozen cakes and muffins
Rich Products Corp.
Buffalo, NY
Scott Kington
Plant manager
1992
1113Tate & Lyle
198 Blair Bend Drive
Loudon, TN 37774
865-458-5681
tateandlyle.com
NA6
331
331/0
Corn syrup, sweeteners, ethanol, BioPDO, and co-products
Tate & Lyle PLC
London UK
Ed Hammann
Plant manager
NA
1211Ole Smoky Distillery
101 Bruce Street
Sevierville, TN 37862
865-436-6995
olesmoky.com
100,000
300
NA/NA
Moonshine and whiskey
Ole Smoky Distillery LLC
Sevierville, TN
Robert Hall
Robert Hall
Joe Baker
Cory Cottongim
CEO
CEO
Founder
Founder
2010
1312Campos Foods4
241 Elkins Road
Caryville, TN 37714
423-562-8471
lopezfoods.com
85,000
285
NA/NA
Fully-cooked frozen meats
George's Inc.
Springdale, AR
Jeffrey Reid
Plant superintendent
1980
1415Flowers Baking Co. of Knoxville3
3100 NW Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37921
865-362-7530
flowersfoods.com
233,000
269
NA/NA
Breads, rolls, snack cakes
Flowers Foods
Thomasville, GA
Jess Maggard
President
2014
1514House of Thaller
1600 Harris Road
Knoxville, TN 37924
865-689-5893
houseofthaller.com
85,000
187
NA/NA
Ready to eat salads, sandwich spreads, cheese spreads, seafood salads and dips, hummus
NA
NA
Scott Toth
General manager
1964
1617Reily Foods Co. (JFG Coffee)
3434 Mynatt Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37919
865-546-2120
reilyproducts.com
400,000
175
175/NA
Manufacturer of tea, coffee, mayonnaise, salad dressing, cake flour, gourmet sauces, seasonings, instant coffee
Reily Foods Co.
New Orleans, LA USA
Scott Watson
Plant Manager
1918
1716Wampler's Farm Sausage Co.
781 Highway 70 W
Lenoir City, TN 37771
865-986-2056
wamplersfarm.com
70,000
152
NA/NA
Natural, no antibiotics, omega-3 sausages; patties, links, brats, Italian, Polish, chorizo, pork loins/chops/ribs
NA
NA
Ted Wampler Jr.
President, COO
1937
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
Harry Wampler
President, CEO
19657
19NRTravis Meats/Travisco
7210 Clinton Highway
Powell, TN 37849
865-938-9051
travismeats.com
100,000
120
120/NA
Frozen, portion-controlled beef, pork, veal
NA
NA
Dale Travis
President
1935
20NRBroadacre Dairy
3100 Staffordshire Blvd.
Powell, TN 37849
865-938-2042
weigels.com
20,000
23
23/NA
Weigel's milk and nondairy beverages
Weigel Stores
Powell, TN
Douglas Rouch
Manager
1935
1 Two locations; 2 Source declined to participate. Information from 2019 survey; 3 Source declined to participate. Information from the Knoxville Chamber of Commerce; 4 Source declined to participate. Information from 2018 survey; 5 Asheville and Knoxville locations; 6 Operations cover 192 acres; 7 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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