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52 Tours in Food Growers and Processors

Al's Family Farms
Fort Pierce, FL

Welcome to Al's Family Farms in Fort Pierce, Florida on the Treasure Coast.
Come take a tour of our Citrus Wash-line and Packinghouse and visit our
"O.J. Corral", Mini Citrus Grove, Veggie Patch and Citrus Maze! We are
located in the famous Indian River Citrus District in our historic red barn
packinghouse. Watch us wash, sanitize and pack Indian River Citrus to send
to our freezin' friends up north! Your guided tour will walk you along our
wash line and take you into the packinghouse where you will see for
yourselves, how Florida citrus is processed. Listen to your guide ...
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Bates Nut Farm
Valley Center, CA

In 1921, Gilbert and Beatrice Bates moved their nutty family to the beautiful, picturesque oak filled valley of Valley Center, where they purchased the Walnut Slope Ranch. They raised their family of 5 boys, complete with geese, ducks, goats, horses, rabbits, sheep, tractor, plows and all sorts of old fashioned farm things. Little did Gilbert know that 80 years later his family farm would provide joy and pleasure for 5 generations of his family, but also for the thousands of visitors from around the world that make that special trip to the Bates farm each year.

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Braum Family Farm
Tuttle, OK

In 1968, Bill Braum opened the first Braum's Ice Cream and Dairy Store...but the Braum story actually begins long before that time, spanning three generations with over six decades of history behind it.

It began in the State of Kansas in 1933. Bill Braum was in grade school when he began his career by helping his father, Henry H. Braum, with the family business, a small butter and milk processing plant in Emporia, Kansas. Seven years later ice cream processing was added to the operation.

Bill Braum worked through high school with his father and after receiving a degree in ...
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Burgers' Smokehouse
California, MO

Located along the Moreau River, Burgers' Smokehouse is 3 miles south of California, Missouri on a farm off Highway 87. Just follow the signs.

Each year thousand of folks stop by our visitor's center and take a Smokehouse tour.

With the help of artist Terry Chase and his assistant, George Baldwin, the visitors center features dioramas that depict the seasons of the year. Other exhibits display ingredients, pictures, and artifacts that explain the art of meat curing.

As you enter the Visitor's Center over a covered bridge, windows on the left open to a Spring diorama scene while ...
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Celestial Seasonings
Boulder, CO

Practically designed for a tourist surge, Celestial Seasonings welcomes visitors with open arms. While waiting for the tour, you can try any and all of their flavors of tea, which at current count number over 75. They've very thoughtfully placed an iced tea machine in the lobby also, so you can taste the delights of turning their product into an iced tea.

The original artwork that the company commissions for the boxes lines the walls in their rotating art gallery and the tour begins with a walk through the offices. Stacks of Celestial boxes litter employees' shelves and the ...
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Charleston Tea Plantation
Wadmalaw Island, SC

Over 60 years ago my mother, Ruth Campbell Bigelow changed the way we drink tea in the United States. An avid tea connoisseur, Ruth thought tea drinkers like herself would enjoy a more zestfully flavored tea. Happening upon a special colonial recipe that called for tea to be blended with orange peel and spices, she decided to try and re-create what she felt sounded like a wonderful idea. After much trial and error in the family kitchen, she finally hit upon what she thought was the best tasting recipe. After sharing samples with family, friends and acquaintances, one of them ...
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Cold Hollow Cider Mill
Waterbury Center, VT

The Cold Hollow Cider Mill is one of the top producers of Fresh Apple Cider in all of New England. We are also one of the very few that press year-round. The Mill has become one of the top tourist attractions in Vermont because our operation is open to public viewing. Come and see cider that's still made the old fashioned way, with a rack and cloth press built in the 1920's.

After you have seen cider made, its time to wander through the large Retail store and check out many of the specialty foods we have to offer. ...
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Conrad Rice Mill
New Iberia, LA

The Conrad Rice Mill is the oldest rice mill in America. It is also one of the leading tourist attractions in this area of the Bayou Teche. In 1981, the Mill was placed on the National Register of Historic Places.

P.A. Conrad founded the Conrad Rice Mill and Planting Company in 1912. He would cut the rice by hand and let it sun-dry on the levees before putting the rice in the threshers. The rice was poured into 100-pound bags and taken to the mill. At that time, the mill operated only three to four months out of the year. ...
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Coopers Cider Mill, Apple Butter, & Jelly Factory
Bucyrus, OH

Take time to go into our screened-in porch to watch the apple butter bubbling in open 50 gallon copper kettles over a wood fire. You may observe, first hand, the delicious ripe fruits cooking into our irresistible products. We cook in small batches and use home-canning jars. Beautifully built , this 1912 42-inch rack and cloth cider mill is a fascinating machine. This is one of the largest cider presses in the state of Ohio and is capable of pressing 450 gallons per hour. The pump that runs the press is dated 1867. We no longer run this press on ...
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Dakin Farms
South Burlington, VT

Come see how time-honored skills and century-old tradition combine with the most modern smokehouse facilities to produce ham, cheddar cheese, Pure Vermont Maple Syrup, and other specialty foods known the world over for their unique flavor and wholesome goodness. See how it's done?
Things to do and see at Dakin Farm:

View our educational Vermont maple syrup movie
Tour our maple syrup cannery
Tour our state-of-the-art smokehouse
See how our foods are made
FREE samples - try our special foods
FREE exhibits - for children and adults too!

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Davidson of Dundee
Dundee, FL

At Davidson of Dundee we have been growing and shipping the finest hand selected Florida Citrus since 1967, and we're proud of the thousands of loyal customers that we have gained, and maintained, during our 33 years in business

Our fruit is always tree ripened for absolute goodness and we ship it just the way it comes off the branch. There is never color added to improve the outside appearance of the fruit.


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Dole Plantation
Wahiawa, HI

Originally opened as a fruit stand in 1950, it reopened to the public as Hawaii?s "Pineapple Experience" in 1989 after an extensive remodeling of its previous facilities. In May of 1997, Dole Plantation completed a $125,000 interior renovation that simulates building facades patterned after old Haleiwa Town.

Dole Plantation welcomes nearly one million visitors a year. Guests of Dole Plantation enjoy a variety of attractions and activities including the Pineapple Express, the Pineapple Garden Maze, the Guinness Book of World Records 2001 World's Largest Maze, informational displays and presentations about pineapple and the history of Dole, and the plantation center, ...
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Eagle Ranch (Pistachio Nuts )
Alamogordo, NM

One of the most popular attractions at Eagle Ranch is our free farm tour. These tours offer our visitors an in-depth look at just how our delicious pistachios are grown and processed.

Eagle Ranch is a self contained agribusiness which means that we do everything to the crop, from start to finish, right here on premise. Tours take about forty-five minutes, and during that time, you'll visit the field, the processing plant, and packaging and shipping departments. It's a walking tour with wheelchair accessibility.

Located in south central New Mexico, Eagle Ranch is near the white gypsum sand dunes ...
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Fair Oaks Farms
Fair Oaks, IN

Because you care and we care: Fair Oaks Farms award-winning dairy products are produced from the milk of cows NOT treated with any hormones or antibiotics. From artisan cheese to fresh milk, homemade ice cream to specialty butter, we've got something for everybody.

Every day, several thousand gallons of our great-tasting milk are sent to discerning customers who then bottle or process our milk to create their own delicious products. You've probably tasted our milk already and not even known it!

Naturally, we take tremendous pride in our own Fair Oaks Farms-labeled products as well. You can taste and purchase ...
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Fish Peddler
Newport, OR

Welcome to the Pacific Seafood Group, a family owned, vertically integrated seafood company based in the Western United States. The Pacific Group processes West Coast products from Alaska to Mexico and owns and operates distribution facilities and distributes in Washington, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, California, Nevada and Utah. The Pacific Group exports products throughout Asia, Europe and the Middle East and also imports products from many of these areas as well.

The Pacific Seafood Group began in 1941 by Frank M. Dulcich and his son Dominic Dulcich in Portland, Oregon, beginning from small retail counter and servicing discriminating customers at ...
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Florida's Natural Growers Grove House Visitor Center
Lake Wales, FL

See how Florida's Natural Brand juices are squeezed. Learn about Florida's citrus industry in our video tour and interesting exhibits highlighting the Lake Wales area, horticulture, nutrition, packaging and our newly updated weather video.


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Gay & Robinson Sugar Plantation
Kaumakani, HI

The Visitor Center is the Field Office of the operating sugar plantation located on the west side of Kaua?i. Displays show the history of Gay & Robinson Inc., Olokele Sugar Co., Hawaiian Sugar Co. (a k a Makaweli Plantation) and Makaweli Ranch. Both historical and modern field and factory operations as followed in Hawai?i, and various artifacts are also exhibited. A world sugar map showcases sugar politics and current events.


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Golden Flake
Birmingham, AL

See the South's original potato chip made at our Birmingham facility and have your photo taken outside our "Company Store" with its unique delivery van entrance. Look here for more on how to schedule a tour.


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Graber Olives
Ontario, CA

THE HISTORIC OLIVE HOUSE is home of world famous Graber Olives grown and produced by the Graber family since 1894. A rare delicacy has been created in Graber Olives: meaty, with a superb nutlike flavor. The natural full ripeness and flavor have been preserved by selecting and carefully processing only the fully tree-ripened fruit.

AN INVITATION TO VISIT..... Graber Olive House is located in a pleasant residential area north of Ontario's business district just minutes from the Ontario International Airport.

Here in quiet and serene surroundings, visitors are welcomed and delighted to discover a bit of early California! ...
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Harry and David's
Medford, OR

You will be totally surprised and delighted with this tour into one of America's largest and most successful mail order firms. This is a one of its kind operation. You will enjoy a treat from their kitchens as you weave through this giant corporation. Tours will leave at 9:15, 10:30, 12:30 and 1:45 from the Harry and David Store right next to the Convention Center.

Everyone will enjoy the short walk to shopping in the outlet store in the Harry and David Plaza. You'll want to take home a piece of the valley from this fine selection of special ...
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Il Fiorello Olive Oil Company
Fairfield, CA


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Jiffy Mix
Chelsea, MI

Chelsea Milling Company is operated by a family whose roots in the flour milling business date back to the early 1800?s. We have been milling flour here in Chelsea for over one hundred years.

Mabel White Holmes, grandmother of our President, Howdy S. Holmes, developed and introduced to the homemaker the first prepared baking mix product, ?JIFFY? Baking Mix, in the spring of 1930. Currently we offer 18 ?JIFFY? Mixes. Our mixes provide you, our consumer, with the best value available.

Chelsea Milling Company is a complete manufacturer. We store wheat. We mill wheat into flour. We use that ...
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Knigge Farms LLC
Omro, WI

Half hour guided tour of a working family dairy farm using robotic milking technology. You will tour a free stall dairy barn where cows milk themselves 24 hours a day. Visit calves and feed them if your visit is during their feeding time. Cats, kittens, chickens and Jack the farm dog are other animals for you to see.


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Kreider Farms
Manheim, PA

Three generations have operated Manheim's Kreider Farms, which offers a 90-minute, high-tech view of farming including a drive down the middle of our Titanic-sized loafing barn, otherwise known as the cow palace and a bird's eye view of the milking merry-go-round. Filled with facts and humor, we please groups of all ages. In fact, our farm tour program will host over 500 busses and cars totaling over 20,000 visitors this year alone.

The tour starts at the Country Inn & Suites Hotel at Kreider Farm on Rt. 72 in Manheim. The Country Inn & Suites would be happy to discuss ...
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Krema Nut Company
Columbus, OH

Established in 1898, Krema has been satisfying the discriminating tastes of nut lovers for over 100 years. Our commitment to old fashion values keeps them coming back for more.

Our master roaster has been with Krema for over 25 years. Under his watchful eye, Krema nuts are gently roasted in small batches by hand. It is this time-honored tradition that gives Krema nuts their incredible, distinctive flavor.

The Krema Nut Company is located in Columbus, Ohio and is one of the oldest peanut butter makers still manufacturing in the United States today! Our creamy and crunchy peanut butter ...
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Lucero Olive Oil, LLC
Corning, CA

Lucero Olive Oil, LLC is the result of four generations of farming and producing olives in Northern California. The rural community Corning, ?The Olive Capital,? has some of the oldest olive trees in California, and many of these century-old trees continue to flourish in the Lucero family groves. Dewey?s maternal grandfather, has been one of the foremost olive growers in Northern California (since 1946 ~ 62 years), owning his own nursery for over 27 years. He grew a majority of the olive trees now in production in Northern California. Over 37 years, Dewey?s paternal grandfather started producing small quantities of ...
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Maple Grove Farms of Vermont
St. Johnsbury, VT

Visit our Sugar House Museum and learn about the Whole Sugaring Experience??. Then browse our spacious red-roofed Cabin Gift Shop.

View our award winning video, ?Vermont?s First Industry ? Maple Syrup?. Sample our factory-direct maple candies. Taste all grades of Pure Maple Syrup and decide which one you like best. Stock up on maple candies, pure maple syrup, all natural pancake mixes, gourmet salad dressings and other Vermont made products. You can have these tasty items packed as gifts and shipped directly to your family and friends


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Mauna Loa (Macadamia Nuts)
Hilo, HI

Hilo isn't on the main tourist trail in Hawaii -- but it's well worth a trip, especially so you can visit us! Our plantations, headquarters, factory and factory store are all less than 10 minutes from the Hilo airport (drive south on Highway 11, then left on Macadamia Road at our sign.)

Mauna Loa's primary business is producing whole, roasted, lightly salted macadamia nuts, vacuum packed in jars, cans and foil packets. Among the additional macadamia nut products are Chocolate Covered Macadamia Nuts, Glazed Macadamia Nuts, Savory Macadamia Nuts, Macadamia Cookies, and Honey Roasted Macadamia Nuts. Plus, Mauna Loa now ...
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McEvoy Ranch
Petaluma, CA

As Nan McEvoy's personal chef, chef Gerald Gass presides over an open, light-filled workspace in the Country Kitchen. Here he gives a California twist to the timeless Mediterranean tradition of cooking with olive oil.

Once a jumble of dilapidated dairy barns and outbuildings, McEvoy Ranch today is a peaceful, beautiful compound of ranch houses, ponds and working barns that blend into the California landscape.

The McEvoy Ranch Frantoio (olive mill) houses what has been called "the maserati of olive oil mills;" the revolutionary Rapanelli mill from Italy. In addition to milling its own fruit, McEvoy Ranch ...
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McIlhenny Company (TABASCO )
Avery Island, LA

Ever wonder what it would be like to visit the home of TABASCO brand Pepper Sauce? Well, Avery Island, Louisiana is a place where doin' things slowly ensures doing them right. From the unique feel of the South Louisiana marshes and bayous to the nature preserve inhabited by indigenous plants and animals, Avery Island is TABASCO® homegrown goodness at its finest.

Touring the visitor center and the pepper sauce factory is just one part of the Avery Island experience. In addition to seeing how we age TABASCO® in white oak barrels and ship it all over the world, you can ...
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Mountain Valley Spring Company
Hot Springs, AR

Mountain Valley Spring Water is the flagship brand of the Mountain Valley Spring Company. We bottle our water at the spring site?a single, natural spring located within 633 acres of protected, company-owned land about 12 miles from Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas.

Our water is available coast to coast and has been recognized by independent experts and generations of loyal customers as one of the finest bottled waters available anywhere in the world.

Mountain Valley Spring Water has twice won the "Berkley Springs Best Tasting Water in the World" competition and Mountain Valley's new glass bottles won this years "Excellence ...
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Nora Mill Granary Grist Mill & Country Store
Helen, GA

Nora Mill Granary - an authentic working grist mill that is nestled alongside the Chattahoochee River. At Nora Mill, we grind corn daily using either the original French burr stones that are water powered by the Chattahoochee River - or by our more modern "Meal Master" stone grinding system located on our second floor. Either way, all product is all natural and is stone ground.

Nora Mill Granary, Inc. Est. 1876

About the mill . . . .

Nora Mill Granary is an operational gristmill sitting alongside the Chattahoochee River in the foothills of the North Georgia Mountains that stone ...
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Pacific Oyster
Bay City, OR

Welcome to the Pacific Seafood Group, a family owned, vertically integrated seafood company based in the Western United States. The Pacific Group processes West Coast products from Alaska to Mexico and owns and operates distribution facilities and distributes in Washington, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, California, Nevada and Utah. The Pacific Group exports products throughout Asia, Europe and the Middle East and also imports products from many of these areas as well.

The Pacific Seafood Group began in 1941 by Frank M. Dulcich and his son Dominic Dulcich in Portland, Oregon, beginning from small retail counter and servicing discriminating customers at ...
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Palermo's Pizza
Milwaukee, WI

If you?d like to learn more about Palermo?s Pizza we invite you to take Milwaukee?s only pizza factory tour. Tours of our Villa Palermo facility are available during which you?ll learn about how pizzas are made, our company?s history and other fun facts about pizza. Tours take approximately 1 hour to complete and include a 20-minute video of our company history; a walking tour of the plant and a slice of our fresh pan pizza in our Pizzeria & Café and Palermo?s merchandise.


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Pape's Pecan Company
Seguin, TX

Tour the facility, pecan orchard, and collection of more than 3,000 antique pecan crackers. You'll see the harvesting, processing, and packaging of pecans. The harvest begins in September and continues through December, while processing continues through May.


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Perrydell Dairy Farm
York, PA

We are a 3rd generation family dairy farm. We have been bottling our own farm fresh milk since 1963. Vistors are welcome to come tour our farm and processing plant. We offer hand dipped ice cream and fresh produce. Daily lunch specials and friendly sales people to assist you.

Watch milking and the bottling process.


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Purina Visitors Center
Gray Summit, MO

The Purina Farms Visitors Center incorporates a Pet Center, a full-size barn containing domestic farm animals, a theater and informational center. Demonstrations, dog obedience shows and hands-on petting areas are some of the highlights of this popular attraction, which draws nearly 200,000 visitors a year.

The Purina Farms Visitors Center offers an educational experience by providing exhibits that help explain to owners how to determine the optimal diet for their pet based on its health and nutritional status. In addition, a 75-seat theater offers an ongoing video presentation.

Visitors can experience the excitement of operating a pet food factory ...
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Rowena's
Norfolk, VA

You will discover Wonderful Pound Cakes, special sauces and jams that make perfect gifts or that can be used for your own pleasure. Don't miss our newest treat, our Celebrate Virginia Cookbook and don't forget the children's story cookbooks for that special little one!


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Schwebel Baking Company (Cuyahoga Falls, OH)
Cuyahoga Falls, OH

It began in 1906, in a small kitchen in Campbell, Ohio.

The morning air was crisp, and Dora and Joseph Schwebel were working together to mix, knead and bake the family's famous bread. Known for its outstanding taste, unmatched freshness and superior quality, the bread was carefully baked each day, and delivered ? still warm from the oven ? in wicker laundry baskets to a growing number of customers residing in and around neighboring Youngstown, Ohio.

Building A Business On The Finest Bread

In just a few short years, the reputation of Schwebel's bread spread far and ...
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Schwebel Baking Company (Solon, OH)
Solon, OH

It began in 1906, in a small kitchen in Campbell, Ohio.

The morning air was crisp, and Dora and Joseph Schwebel were working together to mix, knead and bake the family's famous bread. Known for its outstanding taste, unmatched freshness and superior quality, the bread was carefully baked each day, and delivered ? still warm from the oven ? in wicker laundry baskets to a growing number of customers residing in and around neighboring Youngstown, Ohio.

Building A Business On The Finest Bread

In just a few short years, the reputation of Schwebel's bread spread far and ...
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Schwebel Baking Company (Youngstown, OH)
Youngstown, OH

It began in 1906, in a small kitchen in Campbell, Ohio.

The morning air was crisp, and Dora and Joseph Schwebel were working together to mix, knead and bake the family's famous bread. Known for its outstanding taste, unmatched freshness and superior quality, the bread was carefully baked each day, and delivered ? still warm from the oven ? in wicker laundry baskets to a growing number of customers residing in and around neighboring Youngstown, Ohio.

Building A Business On The Finest Bread

In just a few short years, the reputation of Schwebel's bread spread far and ...
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Sechler's Pickles, INC
St. Joe, IN

For all the technical advances in food processing in recent years, many of our processes have changed little or not at all. We avoid any shortcuts that might detract from the quality of our pickles.

Farmers from across northern Indiana, northwest Ohio and Southern Michigan bring us their freshly picked cucumbers straight from the fields. They are immediately "graded", that is, sorted into seven sizes. From there most will go to tanks for curing. The tanks, mostly of cypress, contain a salt brine solution in which the cucumbers will be transformed into pickles over a period of three months ...
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Sechler's Pickles, Inc.
St.Joe, IN

The origins of Ralph Sechler & Son, Inc. date back 85 years to 1914, just before the First World War. Ralph Sechler actually got his start in the pickle business running a pickle station in St. Joe, Indiana for the D. M. Sears Company. He'd deliver "brine stock" (freshly picked cucumbers in salt brine) by horse-drawn wagon to a railroad siding in nearby St. Joe, Indiana, where it would be transported by rail to Sears, 20 miles away in Ft. Wayne.
After a respite from the business in college and the Army, Ralph went back to work for Sears ...
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Shatto Milk Company
Osborn, MO

Shatto Milk Company is a family dairy farm that milks 150 cows twice a day and bottles that milk at their, on the farm, bottling facility. The milk is bottled in old fashion glass bottles. The family farm offers a wide array of YUMMY products including butter, Root Beer Milk, Strawberry Milk, the worlds best Chocolate Milk, Orange Dream Milk, a full line of white milks and of course cream and half and half.

Shatto Milk Company schedules tours Tuesday through Saturday throughout the year. Call ahead for appointment. Tours include:

Seeing the baby calves (you may possibly get ...
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Spam Museum
Austin, MN

The new 16,500 square-foot SPAM Museum opened in September 2001. Museum visitors are welcomed to the world of the SPAM Family of Products with a variety of interactive and educational games, fun exhibits and remarkable video presentations.

Originally called HORMEL Spiced Ham, Hormel Foods held a contest to create a new name for the product in 1936. Discover who won the contest and the story behind the creation of SPAM luncheon meat.

In South Korea, SPAM is considered a gourmet treat. Find out why and investigate a world map showcasing the countries where SPAM is sold and eaten. The Global ...
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Sugarbush Farm
Woodstock, VT

Maple Syrup Farm. While you can't quite call a maple sugar house a factory, its the work place where maple sap as its collected out of a maple tree in the spring is boiled down into maple syrup. The actual production takes place in the spring but visitors can visit this farm factory to see how its done year round. Walk in the woods to see the sugar maples, see how the spouts are drilled, and see the huge evaporator where the sap is boiled. Stop in the farm house sampling room for samples of the different grades,and also taste ...
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Sun Empire Foods
Kerman, CA

Phil and Sandy Dee love what they're doing, converting the traditional harvest of their homeland into something imaginative and delicious. Their roots in farming span four generations, from Sandy's grandfather Clark Kenneson to their son Steve.

But when the ag economy dipped, it was Phil who saw a new way to take locally grown fruits and nuts to market. While Sandy's brother Mickey handles the farming operation, Phil and Sandy manage this company that produces literally tons of hand-made, coated delicacies.

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The BratWorks
Bucyrus, OH

The Bratworks Ltd. is a family-operated business owned by Ann and Dean Fagan of Bucyrus, Ohio. The company began in 1987, mostly as a concession business. The Fagans traveled throughout Ohio serving bratwurst sandwiches at local fairs and festivals. In 1997, Dean purchased the property he was leasing for his manufacturing facility, which became the BratWorks Drive- Thru at 574 South Sandusky Avenue.

As the demand for retail brats from the BratWorks grew, so did the need for a more accommodating manufacturing facility. In 1999, the company moved their bratwurst making facility to 100 East Center Street and became ...
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The Old Mill
Pigeon Forge, TN

Located in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, the Old Mill is one of the most photographed in the country and over 1,000,000 visitors make a stop at this Smoky Mountain landmark each year. It still functions as it did when it was built in 1830, daily grinding thousands of pounds of grains with every turn of its giant water-powered wheel.

The area surrounding the Old Mill is now known as Old Mill Square, where you'll find a working tribute to Tennessee history in every corner. From an award-winning restaurant that serves the best in traditional southern fare (using the Mill's own ...
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The Peanut Patch
Yuma, AZ

The tour of The Peanut Patch, will teach you how peanuts are processed and stored.

One of the highlights, of course, is the roasting area. Here, you'll be able to watch hundreds of pounds of peanuts dry-roasted at once. You'll also have a chance to taste a warm, newly-roasted peanut. In the Kitchen, you and your family can watch peanuts ground into natural peanut butter, and see how peanut brittle and other types of candy are made. On some of the children's tours, kids even get to make their own peanut butter!


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The Wayside Inn Grist Mill
Sudbury, MA

The Wayside Inn Grist Mill is the first working mill to be built as a museum. Commissioned by Henry Ford and designed by renowned hydraulic engineer J.B. Campbell of Philadelphia, work on the Mill began in 1924 by local workmen preparing the waterway from Grist Mill Pond. Built in the style of mills that operated in the Delaware Valley of Pennsylvania and in the Midlands area of England, the mill operates with millstones imported from France and high-quality 18th century milling machinery purchased by Ford?s antiques buyers.

The Mill ground its first grain on Thanksgiving Day 1929 with local ...
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Wiebe Farms
Reedley, CA

WELCOME! Enjoy your tour with us at Wiebe Farms. You may be wondering why a farm would have such a tour. Have you ever been to a packing shed in the middle of harvest? Over the years we have received requests for tours of the shed to see the whole process of packing PEACHES and NECTARINES. We finally decided to open up our facilities for tours. Our family-friendly atmosphere ensures you will have a great time with us. Plus, you will get to taste some very delicious PEACHES and NECTARINES.


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