101 Best Maryland Food and Beverage Companies and Startups

May 21, 2023
Top Companies (Navigation) show

This article showcases our top picks for the best Maryland based Food and Beverage companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Food and Beverage 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

[adace-ad id=”7108″]

Top Maryland Food and Beverage Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Forever Oceans

Forever Oceans

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Forever Oceans is a food company that provides nutritious and delicious recipes straight from the ocean to their kitchen.

Novolyze

Novolyze

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Empowering food and beverage companies to enhance food safety and quality performance

Novolyze

Mason Dixie Foods

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Mason Dixie Foods is a frozen baked goods company that specializes in biscuits, scones, and rolls.

Novolyze

Eat the Change

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Eat the Change is a platform to inform and empower consumers to make dietary choices aligned with their concerns around climate and health.

Novolyze

Mooji Meats

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Mooji Meats is developing Meat 2.0, the next generation of ethical and sustainable meat.

Novolyze

OrderUp

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

OrderUp, a Groupon company, is the most complete food delivery marketplace for restaurants outside of the top metros.

Novolyze

Zest Tea

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Zest Tea produces high caffeine teas designed for mental clarity and energy.

Novolyze

Tessemae’s

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Tessemae’s is a flavor-forward food company that makes clean-label, organic products with uncompromising ingredients of the highest quality.

Novolyze

Everything Legendary

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Everything Legendary specializes in plant-based, gluten-free, and soy-free food.

Novolyze

Sippd

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Sippd is an A.I.-powered sommelier that provides users with personalized wine recommendations from any restaurant wine list.

Novolyze

Rethink Water

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Rethink Brands is a solution-based beverage company that is focused on optimizing the products of everyday life.

Novolyze

Holly Poultry

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Holly Poultry manufactures meat, poultry, and a wide range of commodity proteins, meeting the demands of both customers and suppliers.

Novolyze

Ovalz

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Ovalz is online shortage and spoilage monitoring software for SMBs.

Novolyze

HoneyFlower Foods

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

HoneyFlower Foods is a grab-and-go food company that supplies retail, grocery, and offices with wholesome prepackaged products.

Novolyze

Royal Farms

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Royal Farms is a satisfying the mid-Atlantic area’s hunger for real fresh food served real fast.

Novolyze

Total Wine and More

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Total Wine and More is a company that specializes in selling various wines and accessories.

Novolyze

Perdue Farms

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Perdue Farms is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for everyone we touch through innovative food and agricultural products

Novolyze

Filly Foods

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Filly Foods is a food and beverage producer, importer, and wholesaler.

Novolyze

Food Opportunity

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

DC Sweet Potato Cake is a cake shop that sells sweet potato cakes and pies to customers.

Novolyze

Verus Foods

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Verus Foods is a consumer company that engages in the supply of packaged goods, foodstuff distribution, and wholesale trade.

Novolyze

Javazen

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Javazen makes coffee healthier–for mind, body and planet.

Novolyze

Honest Tea

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Honest Tea seeks to create and promote great-tasting, organic beverages.

Novolyze

Blackwater Distilling

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Blackwater Distilling is a wine and spirits company that offers various kinds of alcoholic beverages.

Novolyze

Giant Food

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Giant Food operate supermarkets in Maryland, Virginia, Delaware and D.C.

Novolyze

AUI Fine Foods (Albert Uster Imports)

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

AUI Fine Foods is a food & beverages company offering dessert, savory, and beverage products.

Novolyze

Bond Distributing

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Bond Distributing is a beer and beverage distributor.

Novolyze

MISSION BBQ

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

MISSION BBQ is a restaurant chain that offers an authentic American style barbeque.

Novolyze

Hoop Tea

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Hoop Tea is a handmade alcoholic iced tea infused malt beverage crafted on the beach of Ocean City Maryland at Backshore Brewing Co.

Novolyze

Encore Sausage Company

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Encore Sausage Company is a food production company.

Novolyze

FireFly Farms

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

FireFly Farms is a food company that provides goat cheese.

Novolyze

True Citrus

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

True Citrus is a market with a line of unique, patented crystallized citrus products that contain only simple and clean ingredients.

Novolyze

MOM’s Organic Market

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

MOM’s Organic Market is a retail company providing groceries.

Novolyze

Max’s Taphouse

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Max’s Taphouse is a Local pub with a huge rotating selection of draft & bottled beers, plus BBQ & patio seating.

Novolyze

Wildpack Beverage

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Wildpack is a packaging and production industry partner.

Novolyze

Log Cabin Candies

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Log Cabin Candies is a Popular chocolate and candy store.

Novolyze

MoJoe Brewing Company

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

MoJoe Brewing Co. is a coffee technology company, providing mobile solutions for coffee lovers on-the-go.

Novolyze

Vulcan-Hart Corporation

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Vulcan-Hart Corporation manufactures and supplies commercial cooking equipment to the foodservice industry.

Novolyze

Aarsand Management

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Aarsand Management is a firm that serves as a multi-unit Taco Bell franchisee.

Novolyze

Coastal Sunbelt Produce

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Coastal Sunbelt Produce is a wholesale company that offers fresh produces and dairy products.

Novolyze

TIC Gums

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

TIC Gums is a global leader in food texturizer and stabilizer solutions.

Novolyze

PERFORMANCE Foodservice

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

See the Performance Foodservice difference

Novolyze

Ledo Pizza

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Ledo Pizza is restaurant franchise on the East Coast.

Novolyze

Murry’s

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Murry’s is a food production company that produces frozen foods.

Novolyze

Maryland Food Bank

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Maryland Food Bank is the movement to end hunger.

Novolyze

Fuchs North America

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Fuchs North America is a food and beverages company.

Novolyze

VAYA Pharma, Inc

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

VAYA Pharma is a consumer goods company that manufactures nutritional ingredients.

Novolyze

Celcy

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Celcy goal is to develop the most intelligent kitchen device currently available, one that will alter the way you eat today.

Novolyze

Restaurant Manager

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Restaurant Manager is point of sale (POS) system for the foodservice and restaurant industry.

Novolyze

Trilogy Essential Ingredients

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Trilogy Essential Ingredients specializes in creating natural flavors and seasonings for food like paprika, oregano, cheese, and ketchup.

Novolyze

District Taco

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

District Taco serves quality Mexican food that is fresh, simple, and healthy.

Novolyze

The Chesapeake Spice Company

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

The Chesapeake Spice Company is a manufacturer of food products.

Novolyze

Bakery De France

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Bakery De France is a bread supplier to retailers and restaurants.

Novolyze

Farmers Restaurant Group

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Farmers Restaurant Group is a restaurant that sources natural farm products for American cuisine.

Novolyze

Cardinal Distributing

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Cardinal Distributing offers bulk vending, gumball machines, gumballs, and bulk candy.

Novolyze

Allied International

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Allied International supplies food and beverages, confectionery, wafers, cookies, preserves, spices, syrup, garbage bags, and dried fruits.

Novolyze

Rams Head Group

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Rams Head Group is a family owned & operated, Annapolis-based restaurant and entertainment company.

Novolyze

Tulkoff Food Products

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Tulkoff Food Products manufactures condiments, specialty sauces for retail and industrial customers nationwide.

Novolyze

H&S Bakery

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

H&S Bakery is a bakery in Baltimore, Maryland.

Novolyze

Cloverland / Greenspring Dairy

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Cloverland / Greenspring Dairy is a dairy firm offering milk and dairy products.

Novolyze

Northeast Foods

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Northeast Foods is a food production and distribution chain company.

Novolyze

Schmidt old Tyme

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Schmidt old Tyme offers bakery items such as cookies, rolls, doughnuts, croutons, cakes, pies, and other baked goods.

Novolyze

Michele’s Granola

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Michele’s Granola provides handmade granola.

Novolyze

Vivanda

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Empowers its customers to deliver frictionless, contextual and personalized experiences to consumers

Novolyze

A&L Foods

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

A&L Foods is a food & beverage based food delivery service firm that delivers bakery, dairy products, meat & groceries.

Novolyze

Capital Seaboard

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Capital Seaboard is a wholesale distributer of seafood and produce.

Novolyze

Brutus Broth

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Brutus Broth is a manufacturing company that provides food for pets.

Novolyze

SAGE Dining Services

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

SAGE Dining Services is a provider of sustainable dining services and catering to discerning independent schools and private colleges

Novolyze

J.J. McDonnell

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

J.J. McDonnell is a seafood wholesale company that provides high quality seafood products and services.

Novolyze

Capital Meat Company

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Capital Meat Company is a meat distribution company that supplies beef, lamb, veal & pork for restaurants, hotels and clubs.

Novolyze

Pompeian

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Pompeian is a consumer goods company providing selling wine vinegar.

Novolyze

Elite Spice

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Elite Spice is a spice importer and custom manufacturer.

Novolyze

Barmetrix

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Barmetrix is a hospitality company specializing in bars and restaurant services.

Novolyze

Marra Forni

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

We supply quality Italian Residential wood burning pizza Brick Rotating ovens.

Novolyze

Flying Dog Brewery

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Flying Dog Brewery is a food & beverages company specializing in crafted beer.

Novolyze

The George J. Falter Company

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

The George J. Falter Company is a wholesale food distribution firm that offers candy, cigarettes, groceries, snacks, and tobacco products.

Novolyze

Heartland Home Foods

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Heartland Home Foods offers a wide range of seafood and meat products to choose from.

Novolyze

LIME Fresh Mexican Grill

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

LIME Fresh Mexican Grill is a food chain all over in South Florida specializing in Mexican cuisine.

Novolyze

Naked Pizza

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

NKD Pizza Our pizza is simply an honest diversity of whole food ingredients that taste better and are better for you.

Novolyze

Mackenzie

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Mackenzie is an eCommerce plat form for foods.

Novolyze

Triangle Quality Foods

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Triangle Quality Foods provides development, storage, distribution, and marketing of food services.

Novolyze

Star-K

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Star-K kosher certification is a company that certifies food products and food establishments as kosher.

Novolyze

FBIX

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Food and Beverage Information Exchange a new dimension in food and beverage ordering.

Novolyze

Culinary Services Group

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Culinary Services Group is a food & beverages company offering food and beverage management services.

Novolyze

Eastland Food

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Eastland Food provides delivery of food and beverages through import, export, wholesale, and supply chain management.

Novolyze

La Pasta

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

La Pasta is an artisanal pasta company that specializes in pastas and sauces.

Novolyze

J.O. Spice Company

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

J.O. Spice Company is a manufacturer and distributor of seafood seasonings, spices, and batters.

Novolyze

East Coast Fresh

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

East Coast Fresh provides fresh fruits and vegetables to Eastern seaboard residents with innovative recipes and friendly customer service.

Novolyze

InReach

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

InReach is a vending machine company that offers snacks, drinks, and food services.

Novolyze

Natural Zing

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Natural Zing sells plant-based foods.

Novolyze

Saval Foodservice

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Saval Foodservice is a food & beverages company offering food distribution services.

Novolyze

Sea Watch International, Ltd.

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Sea Watch International is a food production company offering canned, frozen, and seafood.

Novolyze

Goetze’s Candy Company

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Goetze’s Candy Company is an American confectionery company that manufactures & sells candies & sweets.

Novolyze

Origen Holistic Spirits

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Origen Holistic Spirits develops a functional spirits brand, Origen Vodka, a patent-pending, plant-powered, holistic vodka.

Novolyze

Dairy Maid Dairy

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Dairy Maid Dairy offers a wide range of milk products from local farms.

Novolyze

Cameron’s Seafood Market

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Cameron’s Seafood Market offers quality fresh seafood at an affordable price everyday.

Novolyze

Heart & Soul

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Heart & Soul is a publishing company providing fitness, food, beauty, and health articles.

Novolyze

Lift Off Distribution

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Lift Off Distribution is an exhibit supplier, offering an extensive range of Red Bull energy drinks to its clientele.

Novolyze

Motive Pure

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Motive Pure produces flavored electrolyte hydration.

Novolyze

ARMED FORCES BREWING COMPANY

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

ARMED FORCES BREWING COMPANY is a military tribute craft brewing company that is a tribute to the Army and Air Force.

Novolyze

Rio Grande Foods

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Rio Grande Foods is a food manufacturing company that provides frozen food, dairy, and snack products.

Novolyze

Charm City Cakes

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Founded by Chef Duff Goldman in 2002. Our mission is to create the world’s most exquisite cakes.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Don't Miss

51 Best New York City Women’s Companies and Startups

This article showcases our top picks for the best New
Why Your Startup Should Consult With A Personal Injury Attorney

Why Your Startup Should Consult With A Personal Injury Attorney

Your startup is in business to make money. While you