10 Southern Food Brands Still Proudly Made in the South
In a region famous for some of the world’s most recognizable brands like Coca Cola, we know that American-made is great, but Southern-made is the best. Even though many of these brands can be seen around the globe, these 10 are still made right here in the South from a certain beloved ice cream in Texas to a favorite gas station treat born in Tennessee.
These Brands Prove That Southern-Made is Best
Duke’s Real Mayonnaise Richmond, Virginia
Zatarain’s Creole Mustard Gretna, Louisiana
McIlhenny Co. Tabasco Pepper Sauce Avery Island, Louisiana
White Lily Flour
MoonPie Chattanooga, Tennessee
Blue Bell Ice Cream Brenham, Texas
Mt. Olive Pickles Mount Olive, North Carolina
The pickle aisle can get pretty crowded, but Mt. Olive’s chartreuse-colored jars are still a staple on the shelves filled with classic whole dill pickles and slices.
Tito's Vodka Austin, Texas
Tito Beveridge first started making his vodka in a one-room shack with a homemade pot still during the ‘90s. Now, it’s a staple at bars around the world but continues to come from Austin, Texas.
Pace Salsa Paris, Texas
Campbell’s may have acquired this iconic Texas salsa company, but the chunky picante sauce in bottles in Paris, Texas not far from where it was first produced in San Antonio by David Pace in the back of a liquor store.
Golden Flake Potato Chips Birmingham, Alabama
Another Southern brand so good a national company also acquired it, Golden Flake Potato Chips is now owned by snack behemoth Utz. But these ultra crispy potato chips continue to come from Birmingham, Alabama. Both locals and nation-wide fans love the “Sweet Heats”, a spicy-sweet BBQ flavor.