FoodService

FoodService

Market Coverage

Our foodservice division actively covers the markets of Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and New Mexico.  Not all partners are represented by Hanks Brokerage in the full territory.  Contact Us for details.

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Hanks Brokerage, Inc. is one of the largest industrial brokers in our market and works hard to bring opportunities to our food service principals.

Spices & Breading

(US)

Advanced Spice & Trading is an importer, processor and full line distributor of spices and manufacturing ingredients used in the food industry.  They source quality ingredients from around the globe and provide a local supply in a timely manner.  Product line consists of, but is not limited to, whole and ground spices, dehydrated onion and garlic, chili peppers and powders, paprika, parsley, cilantro, salt, MSG, oleoresins and foodservice containers and lids. SQF inspected facility – Rated SQF 2 

(US)

The Valdez Corporation is a private label company that specializes in dry flavor and seasoning blends, including, but not limited to, dip mixes, soup mixes and bakery products.  Their capabilities include custom blends, in-house blends, and repacks for bulk spices and herbs, accommodating both bulk and portion packing.  SQF Inspected facility – Rated SQF 2. 

BAKED GOODS & DESSERT

Flour tortillas are made with the freshest ingredients and have no artificial preservatives, colors or flavors.
All you are left with is the fresh taste of Azteca, inspiring deliciousness in every meal. Know you are making a
smart decision when you choose Azteca’s flour tortillas or other healthier options.

(TX, NM)

 

Since 1928, Brill has been a leader in bakery ingredients and products, inspiring creativity and defining special occasions with ready-to-use icings, glazes, toppings, cakes, cookies, and muffins. We are now a part of Rise Baking Company. While we have changed, our commitment to you remains the same. After all, Rise is a company built on elevating expectations. We are dedicated to putting your success above all else, and together we’ll take charge of the delicious traditions of tomorrow.

 (T, NM, OK)

From the breakfast table to lunch boxes for family barbecues, Bimbo Bakeries USA’s fresh, high-quality products have delighted Americans for generations. As the largest commercial baking company in the U.S., we are proud to deliver our bread, bagels, buns, English muffins and sweet baked goods to very town, city and community in the United States.

Bimbo Bakeries USA is proud part of Grupp Bimbo, the world’s largest baking company with operations in 35 countries.

(T, NM)

A family business started in 1943, making the very best cookie for the very best price.  Best Maid cookies are made with the best ingredients, from real M&M’s® and Reese’s Pieces® to plump California raisins and Hawaiian cane sugar.  Over 50 flavors to choose from in dough form, in a range of sizes, from a mini .45oz up to a large 5oz. cookie dough puck.  Fully baked products in bulk packages or individually wrapped, this line also includes brownies, bars and smart snack solutions. 

(T, OK, NM, LA, AL)

With the success of Gambino’s bakeries, website, and mail-order business, Gambino’s Foods was formed with the idea and intent to be able to provide both New Orleans and the entire country with REAL New Orleans French bread, gourmet stuffed olives, Italian olive salads, and assorted pickled vegetables using a national base of food distributors.  If you are looking for authentic New Orleans’ foods or just a unique gourmet product to satisfy your customer’s needs, Gambino’s is available and ready to serve you today.

(T)

Knouse Foods is a growers’ co-op made up of some 150 Appalachian Mountain and Midwestern grower/members.  Their brands (Musselman’s, Lucky Leaf, Apple Time, Lincoln and Speas Farm) have been family favorites for more than 50 years.  In addition to stocking supermarket shelves, Knouse supplies foodservice operators and industrial-ingredient companies with bulk apple and other fruit products.  They also offer private-label and co-packing services.  The Knouse foodservice lineup includes apple sauces and juices, sliced apples, whole apples, pie fillings, vinegars, sparkling beverages, apple butter, puddings and cheese sauces.

(T, OK, NM)

 

Chudleigh’s was born on an apple farm, a place where bliss is never far away. Country life taught us how to work hard, but also how to savor life’s little rewards and take care of the kid in all of us. For three generations, our scrumptious snacks have been inspired by the magic of coming home. Ready for some bliss of your own?

Condiments, Sauces, and Oils

(T)

Knouse Foods is a growers’ co-op made up of some 150 Appalachian Mountain and Midwestern grower/members.  Their brands (Musselman’s, Lucky Leaf, Apple Time, Lincoln and Speas Farm) have been family favorites for more than 50 years.  In addition to stocking supermarket shelves, Knouse supplies foodservice operators and industrial-ingredient companies with bulk apple and other fruit products.  They also offer private-label and co-packing services.  The Knouse foodservice lineup includes apple sauces and juices, sliced apples, whole apples, pie fillings, vinegars, sparkling beverages, apple butter, puddings and cheese sauces.

 

Ready Foods provides expertise to scale up menu concepts with consistency and quality. We supply a line of our recipes to foodservice outlets under the brand Ready Foods.

(T, OK, NM)

Giovanni & Felice Colavita founded Colavita as a small olive mill in the village of San’Elia a Pianisi in the Molise region of Italy in 1938. In 1979 they expanded to the United States sense they are the leading family owned and operated Italian Olive Oil company in the U.S.

(T, OK)

A broad assortment of products under the Ambrosia Brand, only products meeting Schreiber’s quality standards can be packed with the Ambrosia label.  Products in this line include oils, vinegars, cooking wine, a wide assortment of fruits, olives, vegetables, condiments, ingredients, grains, rice and seafood. 

(T, OK, NM, LA)

The Girard’s brand had its beginning in San Francisco in 1935 with a recipe for Girard’s Original French Dressing created by Wilfred L. Girard.  Girard’s foodservice operations offer more than 100 varieties of dressings, sauces, and mayonnaise in addition to custom formulations in standard packaging to fit all food service, single serve, and industrial requirements. 

(T, OK, LA, NM)

Ketchup, Tomato sauce, and Chili sauce

Fruit and Vegetable

(SA, H)

Started in 1924, Calavo Grower’s, Inc. has become the world’s leading marketer of fresh avocados.  Calavo’s Food Division offers a range of frozen and fresh avocado and guacamole products in a variety of flavor and texture profiles including guacamole, avocado halves and chunky pulp packed in tubs, pails, pouches, canisters, singles and easy squeeze options. 

(T)

Pompeii offers a variety of juice concentrates including lemon, lime, and key lime.

National Frozen Foods started bringing the highest-quality Northwest fruits and vegetables to the nation in 1912. Today, we provide — and source — that same standard of quality around the world.

(T)

Knouse Foods is a growers’ co-op made up of some 150 Appalachian Mountain and Midwestern grower/members.  Their brands (Musselman’s, Lucky Leaf, Apple Time, Lincoln and Speas Farm) have been family favorites for more than 50 years.  In addition to stocking supermarket shelves, Knouse supplies foodservice operators and industrial-ingredient companies with bulk apple and other fruit products.  They also offer private-label and co-packing services.  The Knouse foodservice lineup includes apple sauces and juices, sliced apples, whole apples, pie fillings, vinegars, sparkling beverages, apple butter, puddings and cheese sauces.

(T, OK, NM)

USDA inspected Hatch green chiles, red chiles, jalapeños, poblanos, tomatillos, and tomatoes in various heats with consistent levels.  All New Mexico Green Chile products are harvested, flame roasted and frozen within 24 hours during which time they are triple inspected to clean any peels or stems missed.  Product has higher yield and less residue. 

(T, OK, LA, NM)

San Benito Foods
Full line of food service tomato products in 6/#10 cans

Old California
Pouch pack (6/#10 equivalent pack) tomatoes and custom formulations of tomato based products

Northwest Packing
Bartlett Pears, Purple Plums.  Royal Anne & Dark Sweet Cherries

(T, OK)

A broad assortment of products under the Ambrosia Brand, only products meeting Schreiber’s quality standards can be packed with the Ambrosia label.  Products in this line include oils, vinegars, cooking wine, a wide assortment of fruits, olives, vegetables, condiments, ingredients, grains, rice and seafood. 

Diversifood is a full-service procurement and management company, providing frozen fruits, vegetables and appetizers to food companies. With an emphasis on independent foodservice distributors, national chain operations and industrial customers, Diversifood warehouses product in consolidated distribution centers from coast to coast.
 

Wellness Options

(T)

Hormel Health Labs is a leader in providing nutrition resources for people at risk of malnutrition, which spans many conditions, including cancer treatment, kidney disease, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease to name a few. Through multiple product lines, they offer a wide variety of highly fortified functional food and beverages. Their product lines include broths & soups, desserts, purees, meal kits, nutrition shakes, protein mixes and beverages, as well as thickeners and thickened beverages.  

(T)

Premier Protein’s mission is to inspire optimism on the way to better health. Every day, you’re on a journey to becoming a happier, healthier you. We’re here to help you stay on course.

Our protein-rich products satisfy your cravings for both nutrition and amazing taste.

BEVERAGE

(T, AK)

Hormel Health Labs is a leader in providing nutrition resources for people at risk of malnutrition, which spans many conditions, including cancer treatment, kidney disease, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease to name a few. Through multiple product lines, they offer a wide variety of highly fortified functional food and beverages. Their product lines include broths & soups, desserts, purees, meal kits, nutrition shakes, protein mixes and beverages, as well as thickeners and thickened beverages.  

(T)

Pompeii offers a variety of juice concentrates including lemon, lime, key lime along with grenadine and soy sauce available in 4oz squeeze bottles, ½ gallon, 1 gallon and 5 gallon containers. 

Appetizer

Nut Experts. High quality products, services and knowledge. From sourcing and procurement through processing and production to distribution and placement we offer what no other company can provide. Customers and consumers across the country and around the world turn to John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. (JBSS) as the nut industry leader it is today.

(T, OK)

Stone Gate Foods brings to the table over three decades of successful partnerships with national, regional and private label food brands.  Stone Gate Foods has the facilities, technology and business expertise to create a private label product or launch a venture with a food distribution giant. They can create and package foods the customers’ unique needs and specifications. Their commitment to service is the same, whether the customer is a small food retailer, a supermarket chain or a specialty or private label food distributor.

PASTA and Grains

(T, NM, LA)

Louisa is a family-owned business started more than 55 years ago by Fernando Baldetti, a St. Louis restaurateur with a desire to product high-quality, scratch made ravioli and appetizers for local restaurants. His vision of using only fresh ingredients, carefully prepared and skillfully formed, is still the heart of Louisa
today.

(T, OK)

A broad assortment of products under the Ambrosia Brand, only products meeting Schreiber’s quality standards can be packed with the Ambrosia label.  Products in this line include oils, vinegars, cooking wine, a wide assortment of fruits, olives, vegetables, condiments, ingredients, grains, rice and seafood. 

(T)

Zerega is America’s leading producer of custom pasta for the foodservice market.  Using the finest ingredients and state-of-the-art equipment, they produce 250 million pounds of dry pasta each year in over 300 varieties.  Zerega supplies pasta with the ideal shape, dimensions and formulation so it performs perfectly in all applications and maintains its shape, taste, and texture.  

PRotein

Since 1960, Rochester Meat Company has used its Midwestern work ethic to set the innovation bar high. There’s not a better example of Rochester’s problem solving nature than the creation of the Cloud burger. A totally unique idea that combines all the goodness of a hand-formed burger with the ease of a frozen one. It’s this kind of problem solving for clients that’s sure to make your business even better.

 (TX, OK)

For more than five decades, St. Louis-area Holten Meat has been a family-owned player in a sector dominated by giants. Over the years, the company used a strong focus on customer needs to grow from a four-employee local company to a more than 300-employee state-of-the-art processor. Innovative solutions like the THICK N JUICY® burger are a great example of the strong customer-centered attitude your business will appreciate.

(T, OK, NM, AR, LA, AL)

As a second generation family owned business established in 1946, Deen produces quality cooked and marinated foods for chain restaurants worldwide.  Products include beef cube steak, grill ready beef & chicken fajitas along with kettle cooked chili, taco meat & soup, shredded chicken and pork and other custom items. 

 

We are committed to shaping the future of plant-based foods.
Our portfolio of leading plant-based protein brands includes Lightlife® Foods and Field Roast Grain Meat Co™.

(T, OK, NM, AR)

Wayne-Sanderson Farms is dedicated to developing innovative products including fully cooked, ready-to-eat, ready-to-cook and custom-designed poultry products representing the best value and best selection of great tasting chicken entrees, snacks and food items.  Wayne Farms has a host of top food design engineers, scientists, and culinary experts dedicated to developing innovative poultry products with the latest flavors and textures. 

(T, OK, NM, AR)

A high quality sausage manufacturer with a family tradition dating back generations, Syracuse’s product line includes Italian, Cajun, Smoked, Wisconsin Style, Polish, Texas, Mexican, Brazilian and breakfast style sausages along with numerous styles of meatballs. 

SEAFOOD

(T)

Supreme Products. Supreme Partners. Supreme Value. Since 2009, Supreme Crab & Seafood has grown to become one of the food industry’s leading resources for Indonesian Blue Swimming Crab and Red Swimming Crab and Fish, along with other species.

(T)

Raw Seafoods is a family owned business founded in the heart of one of the world’s largest fishing ports, historic New Bedford, Massachusetts.  Specializing in processing, freezing, packaging, and distributing fresh and frozen scallops, they also own the new Cape Cod Cuisine brand of gourmet quality seafood meals, entrees and appetizers.

Dairy

(T, OK, NM, OK, LA, AR)

 

Award-winning, traditionally handcrafted Blue Cheese. Each wheel of Maytag Dairy Farms cheese is traditionally by our expert cheesemakers, aged carefully in caves and hand wrapped in our signature silver and blue foil. A taste of Maytag Blue Cheese is a taste of place – the grass, the sunlight, and the seasons. A premium product inspires a premier cheese experience, one reserved for your closest friend and family.

OUR K-12 DIVISION

Hanks Brokerage, Inc. is one of the largest regional foodservice brokers in our market and works hard to bring opportunities to our foodservice principals.

A family business started in 1943, making the very best cookie for the very best price.  Best Maid cookies are made with the best ingredients, from real M&M’s® and Reese’s Pieces® to plump California raisins and Hawaiian cane sugar.  Over 50 flavors to choose from in dough form, in a range of sizes, from a mini .45oz up to a large 5oz. cookie dough puck.  Fully baked products in bulk packages or individually wrapped, this line also includes brownies, bars and smart snack solutions. 

 

Branding Iron was formally introduced to the world in 2013 and we’ve been changing perceptions ever since. Combining the strengths of our two core companies, Holten Meats and Rochester Meat Company, has allowed us to hit the ground running in every way. But the combined reputations, equipment, teams and processes of our big two isn’t the only driving force behind Branding Iron. It’s the unified “customer-centric” philosophy, putting your reputation before ours, that really makes this thing work so well.

 

The Valdez Corporation specializes in dry flavor and seasoning blends, including, but not limited to, dip mixes, soup mixes, and bakery products. Our capabilities include custom blends, in-house blends, and repacks for bulk spices and herbs. We can accommodate both bulk and portion packing.

Gold Creek offers a wide variety of nutritious whole muscle and formed chicken products designed to meet the K-12 school market.  They offer USDA commodity processing and commercial chicken products targeting the public schools across the United State

Packed from vine-ripened, California tomatoes, then fire roasted for flavor you can taste! When you’re looking to add some authentic Southwest flair to your favorite recipe, look no further than San Benito and Neil Jones.

Knouse Foods is a growers’ co-op made up of some 150 Appalachian Mountain and Midwestern grower/members.  Their brands (Musselman’s, Lucky Leaf, Apple Time, Lincoln and Speas Farm) have been family favorites for more than 50 years.  In addition to stocking supermarket shelves, Knouse supplies foodservice operators and industrial-ingredient companies with bulk apple and other fruit products.  They also offer private-label and co-packing services.  The Knouse foodservice lineup includes apple sauces and juices, sliced apples, whole apples, pie fillings, vinegars, sparkling beverages, apple butter, puddings and cheese sauces.

Schreiber Foods strives to do good through food every day. Based in North America, we’re a customer-brand leader in cream cheese, natural cheese, process cheese, shelf-stable beverages and yogurt.