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A Brief History of Glory Foods

Glory Foods was founded on a vision to make truly authentic pre-seasoned southern vegetables steeped in generations of southern-style recipes and flavors.

1989

1989 - 3 Founders

Glory Foods Founded

Glory Foods was founded on a vision to make truly authentic pre-seasoned southern vegetables steeped in generations of southern-style recipes and flavors.

1992

Initial Product Line

Glory Foods officially launched its line of 17 pre-seasoned canned vegetables to a “test-market” in Columbus, OH. Several years later, they added Hot Sauce and Muffin Mix. Today, they have grown to 64 products nationwide.

1992 Launch of Initial Product Line

2001

2001 - Bill Williams and Bill Williams, Jr

Family Business

On December 27, 2001, Williams passed away following complications from a heart attack in Columbus, OH.

Bill Williams, Jr. immediately packed up his life in Boston and moved back to Columbus to join the family business. He is currently Director of Sales.

2003

Sensibly Seasoned Launch

Glory Foods introduced a new line of heart-healthy, lower sodium, all-natural, canned vegetables named, Sensibly Seasoned. In 2017, this popular line of canned vegetables was renamed, Simply Seasoned.

2003 - Glory Foods Simply Seasoned Lineup

2010

2010 - Glory Foods Seasoned Southern Style Green Beans

Glory Foods Acquired

After co-packing on and off for Glory Foods for 20 years, McCall Farms acquired Glory Foods and moved the company’s headquarters to Effingham, SC.

2016

See-Thru Can

Glory Foods launched a new line of beans in the first ever “see-thru” can, called Glory Farms. This new innovative can design and packaging won the 2017 Gama Innovation Packaging Award.

2016 - Glory Foods See-Through Can