Food manufacturing companies are now well equipped with the latest food processing skills, equipment, and technology in terms of packaging, canning, and thermal processing. In this post, we’ve featured 10 top food manufacturing companies in Kansas for your review.
1. Kansas Protein Foods (Hutchinson)
Located in Hutchinson, KS, Kansas Protein Foods makes high-protein foods, but not necessarily from the ingredients you would expect. This food manufacturing company specializes in textured soy protein products and creates a range of vegetarian-friendly, high protein foods in a variety of forms and flavors.
Kansas Protein Foods has an SQF Level 2 certified manufacturing plant, and all their products are halal certified and kosher. While their doors were only opened in 2018, their manufacturing team has extensive experience in the production of textured vegetable protein products. They offer worldwide shipping and have their own research department to assist in the development of quality new products. Contact Kansas Protein Foods to learn more.
2. Sunflower Food Company (Overland Park)
Sunflower Food Company became famous for their delicious sunflower treats – they’re better than regular sunflower snacks because they’re covered in chocolate and have a colorful (and delicious) candy coating on the outside. In recent years, Sunflower Food Company has also branched out to offer veggie dips, seasonings, chocolates, gummies, toffee, and more!
Sunflower Food Company is based in Overland Park, KS, and is also known for their delicious scone mix, available in a variety of flavors and manufactured for wholesale-scale orders. For more details, contact Sunflower Food Company.
3. C. Jacks Quiche (Lenexa)
C. Jacks Quiche is a quiche manufacturer and wholesaler specializing in pies and quiches. They have a spectacular selection of quiches, including pepperoni, sausage and hashbrowns, plus cherry crisp and apple crisp pies. Whether you’re looking to sell breakfast quiches in your café, or need some frozen pies, they have you covered.
Located in Lenexa, KS, their quiches are free from fillers, additives, and preservatives, and are hand-produced by experienced bakers. With gluten-free options and packs of vanilla pecan-infused pie crusts available, C. Jacks Quiche has it all. Contact C. Jacks Quiche to learn more about their wholesale options.
4. Premier Custom Foods (Kansas City)
Premier Custom Foods is a food manufacturer on a mission to change the way food is produced. Their 42,000 square food production facility is where their team works tirelessly to produce specialty cuts of meat, ready-to-cook appetizers, side dishes, and entrees. All of their products are made from top-quality ingredients with clean labels to match.
Located in Kansas City, Premier Custom Foods specializes in chicken breast, beef and pork cuts, and specialty products like cream cheese-stuffed jalapenos, bacon-wrapped asparagus, and more. Contact Premier Custom Foods for more details.
5. Frito-Lay Inc (Wichita)
Frito-Lay Inc is an enormous food manufacturer that’s known across the world for their delicious potato chips. There are many manufacturing plants for Frito-Lay, including a large plant in Wichita, KS. Frito-Lay is a subsidiary of PepsiCo and has expanded their snack portfolio rapidly in recent years to include a range of additional brands and products like Smartfoods, Stacy’s, Doritos, and Cheetos.
As a large company, Frito-Lay (and parent company PepsiCo) is playing a role in discussions around sustainability and safe farming practices. They are committed to reducing their water use and also find ways to give back to local communities. Contact Frito-Lay Inc for more details.
6. ADM Grain Co (Overland Park)
ADM Grain Co in Overland Park, KS, uses grains to manufacture ingredients for foods, beverages, supplements, and feed for livestock and pets. They provide growers with technological solutions and promote sustainability, while also taking natural products and manufacturing anything from plant-based proteins to animal nutrition solutions.
ADM Grain Co is a large manufacturer, with many cutting-edge manufacturing facilities as well as extensive farm networks. They work with everything from beans and legumes to flours, grains, nuts, oils, starches, and more. Contact ADM Grain Co for more information about their products.
7. Art’s Mexican Products (Kansas City)
Art’s Mexican Products in Kansas City, KS, is a producer of wholesale Mexican food items serving many local restaurants and grocery stores. Whether you’re in need of corn tortillas, tortilla chips, taco shells, Mexican spices, or a great variety of sauces, they have it all.
Art’s Mexican Products is best known for their unique white corn tortillas, which are exceptionally thin and tasty. If thin isn’t your style, they also have regular corn tortillas, as well as their extensive selection of other Mexican foods. Contact Art’s Mexican Food Products for further details.
8. Sunflower Vegetable Oil, Inc (Lenexa)
Sunflower Vegetable Oil, Inc is a cooking and eating oil manufacturer that has been producing fine oils for three decades. Located in Lenexa, KS, Sunflower Vegetable Oil, Inc serves foodservice and retail clients by providing delicious, top-quality vegetable oils.
Sunflower Vegetable Oil, Inc, has a modern manufacturing facility with top-of-the-line equipment, including computerized operation and automated transmission equipment to facilitate high-throughput production. They work under SQF Level 2 Certification to ensure safe and high-quality products and use non-GMO ingredients. Contact Sunflower Vegetable Oil, Inc, to learn more about their oils.
9. Wald Family Foods (Kansas City)
Wald Family Foods in Kansas City, KS, was born out of a collaboration between DI Manufacturing and Taste Traditions – two of America’s most reliable food manufacturing companies. Wald Family Foods is a top producer of delicious ready-to-eat foods, including gluten-free pizzas, vegan soups, enchiladas, and much more.
The products manufactured by Wald Family Foods can be purchased by foodservice professionals, schools, military personnel, and are also available for retail sale. Private label production is also offered, along with partnerships with other brands. Contact Wald Family Foods to learn more.
10. Marwood Sales Inc (Overland Park)
Located in Overland Park, Marwood Sales Inc is a leading producer of delicious, custom cheeses. They can produce cheeses that meet the exact requirements of their customers, whether it be a certain flavor note, a texture or level of meltiness, or a certain mouth-feel, Marwood Sales Inc can deliver.
They offer a wide range of cheese styles (including processed, pasteurized cheese, natural cheese, or even imitation cheese) as well as cheese blends. They can also offer everything from shredded to cubed, diced to shaved, or even large blocks. Contact Marwood Sales Inc for all your cheese-related needs.