Alamance Foods Inc.
 
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History

From our family to yours…

Over 100 years ago, Alamance Foods, Inc., had humble beginnings when R.W. Scott began selling the extra cream and butter that he churned primarily for his family. In 1927, Ralph H. Scott expanded his father’s business and established the Melville Dairy. The Melville Dairy quickly became a major provider of milk, butter, and cream to the people of Alamance County, North Carolina.

In 1959 Melville Dairy was selected as a franchise producer of a revolutionary new product, Aerosol Whipped Cream! Alamance Foods (AFI), was established as a separate company for this exciting new product, making us one of the first producers of aerosol whipped cream in the United States.

In the late 1960’s and early 1970’s, AFI expanded further by entering into the manufacture of flavored drinks, freezer pops, and bottled water. Our “Triton” brand water was the first multi-pack water in the nation. AFI has pioneered many additional inventions over the years.  Our fun packaging, proprietary flavors, and excellent service record have made us the #1 selling freezer pop in America.

Today, the AFI employees are fully committed to offering our customers a consistent and food-safe product at the lowest possible cost. Our service and innovation are 2nd to none.

 

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services 

Aerosol Whipped Cream, freeze pops, FLAVORED drinks and bottled water

We are proud to pack many well-known brands, private label, along with our own brands. You can find our products in retail and food service establishments across the U.S.A. Everything is done in house from our formula development to our graphic design. Our food scientists, engineers, supply chain management experts, and graphic designer help you navigate the path to product introductions.

Our team can take your idea directly to product development in our state-of-the-art pilot plant which mimics our production process and will save you time and money on evaluation of different formulations. Your product development team is always welcome to join our food scientists in Burlington, N.C. as the product is developed.

Here are a few of our main supply applications: 

  • Food Service
  • Private Label
  • Retail branding
  • Co-Manufacturing 
  • Food Science

Jeff Parker: Vice President of Sales and Marketing / Jeff.Parker@alamancefoods.com

David Shearn: National Sales Manager / David.Shearn@alamancefoods.com

Jerry Shumate: Regional Sales Manager - East / JShumate@alamancefoods.com

Larry Allumbaugh: Regional Sales Manager - West / Larry.Allumbaugh@alamancefoods.com

Steve Chambers: Director of Retail / Steve.Chambers@alamancefoods.com

Nick Patrick: In House Sales Manager / Nick.Patrick@alamancefoods.com

 
 
 
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product Mix 

Available for private label customers!

We’re a family business and we treat our customers like they’re part of our family.
— Jeff Parker

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Sales ContacT

We'd love to hear from your for future business opportunities. Please contact our In House Sales Manager Nick Patrick for inquiries. Or fill out this form below and someone will respond to you soon.

nick.patrick@alamancefoods.com

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Our Office

840 Plantation Drive
Burlington, NC, 27215
United States

 
 
 

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Career opportunities

Alamance Foods offers exciting career opportunities from the plant floor to the corporate headquarters.  Our high-energy team welcomes you to apply on the job application below. All inquiries can be e-mailed to Diana.loyo@alamancefoods.com.