46 Best North Carolina Snack Food Companies and Startups

February 12, 2023

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

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Top North Carolina Snack Food Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Barvecue

Barvecue

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Barvecue is a food company that offers barbecues for vegetarians.

Trinity Frozen Foods

Trinity Frozen Foods

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Trinity Frozen Foods grows over 50% of the sweet potatoes and is the acknowledged lead supplier of the type of sweet potato.

Trinity Frozen Foods

Big Cheese Pizza

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Big Cheese Pizza engages in the franchising business of a pizza brand.

Trinity Frozen Foods

Zaria’s Milk

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Zaria’s Milk is a food company that offers homemade lacctation cookies and baked goods for breastfeeding moms.

Trinity Frozen Foods

Sara Lee Frozen Bakery

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Sara Lee Frozen Bakery is a maker of frozen bakery and dessert products.

Trinity Frozen Foods

Pretzel Crisps

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Pretzel Crisps is a manufacturer and distributor of snack food products.

Trinity Frozen Foods

American Sprinkle

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American Sprinkle is a manufacturing company that produces and delivers sprinkles, confetti, colored sugar, and nonpareils products.

Trinity Frozen Foods

Macro Snacks

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Macro Snacks is a snack company that provides protein snacks that are also balanced with other key macronutrients.

Trinity Frozen Foods

Wings To Go

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Wings To Go is an online food store that specializes in chicken wings and buffalo wing sauces.

Trinity Frozen Foods

Hwy 55

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Hwy 55 is an open-grill diners chain that delivers a wide range of snacks and cuisines.

Trinity Frozen Foods

Clutch Coffee Bar

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Clutch Coffee Bar is a cafe that offers coffee, energy drinks, and specialty beverages with a drive-through experience.

Trinity Frozen Foods

Delight Soy

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Delight Soy is a food and beverage company that offers a variety of meat substitutes with the option of soy.

Trinity Frozen Foods

Ruth’s Salads

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Ruth’s Salads produces and distributes salads and spreads.

Trinity Frozen Foods

Lance

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Lance is a food and beverage company.

Trinity Frozen Foods

Brookwood Farms

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Brookwood Farms is a manufacturer of smoked meats and barbeque food products.

Trinity Frozen Foods

Bass Farm Sausage

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Bass Farm Sausage is a food processing company that offers sausages, patties, souse, and meat products.

Trinity Frozen Foods

Big Spoon Roasters

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Big Spoon Roasters is a food processing company that specialises in producing handcrafted nut butters and wholesome snack bars.

Trinity Frozen Foods

Artisan Tropic

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Artisan Tropic is a manufacturing company that provides tropical snacks, plantains, and cassava chips for wholesale customers.

Trinity Frozen Foods

Capitol Coffee

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Capital Coffee provides high-quality, customized coffee, beverage, and food solutions.

Trinity Frozen Foods

Piedmont Pennies

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Piedmont Pennies is a North Carolina handcrafted cheese snack store.

Trinity Frozen Foods

The Peanut Roaster

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The Peanut Roaster has been providing gourmet roasted happiness and gourmet roasted nuts.

Trinity Frozen Foods

Purple Crow

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Purple Crow is a food product manufacturer that provides flour tortilla, cheese dip, and rice pudding.

Trinity Frozen Foods

Truly Good Foods

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Truly Good Foods is a food and beverage distribution company that manufactures and offers snack mixes, candy, bars, nuts, and dry fruits.

Trinity Frozen Foods

Udderly Delicious Ice Cream

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Udderly Delicious Ice Cream is a homemade ice cream manufacturing company.

Trinity Frozen Foods

Wicked Crisps

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Wicked Crisps sells red curry hummus, roasted garlic, and asiago cheese.

Trinity Frozen Foods

Cackalacky

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Cackalacky is a food manufacturing company that offers sauces, seasonings, snacks, and coffee.

Trinity Frozen Foods

Cotton Candy Express

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Cotton Candy Express is an online shop that offers a wide range of cotton candy things.

Trinity Frozen Foods

FBomb

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FBomb is a food company that offers fat-based products that support healthy digestion.

Bake Eat Love

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E-commerce company that sells educational baking kits with pre-measured ingredients. Customers learn a new show stopper with each kit.

Trinity Frozen Foods

NxtBar

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NxtBar is a maker of paleo- and keto-friendly nutrition bars.

Trinity Frozen Foods

Lakeside Mills

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Lakeside Mills produces stone ground corn meal products.

Trinity Frozen Foods

Wilkerson Moravian Bakery

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Wilkerson Moravian Bakery sells sugar cake, cookies, and cheese straws.

Trinity Frozen Foods

Maple View Ice Cream

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Maple View Ice Cream is an ice-cream-making company that offers hormones and anti-biotic-free ice-creams and cakes made of farm-fresh milk.

Trinity Frozen Foods

Taylor Business Products

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Taylor Business Products provides ink, toner, office furniture, breakroom supplies, printing, janitorial items, and office products.

Trinity Frozen Foods

Carolina Nut

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Carolina Nut specializes in unique flavored nuts, flavored peanuts, spicy nuts and candied nuts.

Trinity Frozen Foods

Simply Southern Kitchen

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Simply Southern Kitchen is a restaurant that provides a variety of food, beverages, alcohol, snacks, online order, and catering services.

Trinity Frozen Foods

Papa’s Pizza To-Go

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Papa’s Pizza To-Go is a restaurant that provides pizza, breadsticks, hot and cold subs, chicken, salads, pasta, and desserts.

Trinity Frozen Foods

Snyder’s-Lance

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Snyder’s-Lance is a distributor of various snack food products.

Trinity Frozen Foods

The Secret Chocolatier

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The Secret Chocolatier is a food production company that specializes in baking and delivering chocolates, truffles, caramels, and toffees.

Trinity Frozen Foods

LC America

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LC America is a manufacturing company that distributes snack pellets, extruded snacks, and gluten-free and organic snacks.

Trinity Frozen Foods

Miss Jenny’s Pickles

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Miss Jenny’s Pickles is an online seller of salt and pepper pickles.

Trinity Frozen Foods

Cafe Carolina and Bakery

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Cafe Carolina and Bakery is a boutique restaurant that specializes in grilled paninis, flatbreads, fresh sandwiches, and soup dishes.

Trinity Frozen Foods

Goodness Gracie

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Goodness Gracie is an online food store that specializes in heavenly, oatmeal, banana nut, and cinnamon toffee cookie products.

Trinity Frozen Foods

Donut World

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Donut World manufactures donuts.

Trinity Frozen Foods

American Skin

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American Skin is a manufacturer and supplier of cracklins, selects, seasonings, and a wide variety of pork rinds products.

Trinity Frozen Foods

World’s Best Carrot Cake

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World’s Best Carrot Cake is an offline and online store that offers a wide range of carrot cakes like organic, gluten, chocolate and mint.

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