Cumberland University

Recommended Suppliers

Cumberland Culinary Center works with many suppliers in our industry to assist you in sourcing raw materials. These companies provide excellent service and are considered leaders in their fields. They are valuable support members of the Center. This list will continue to evolve over time so please check back for more information.


"Leader of Shrink Wrap Products for the Packing Industry"

We've been in business for over 20 years and have worked with the same supplier. As a result, we continue to provide High Quality PVC Heat Shrink Products. Our product line includes: preforms, neckbands, combo bands, shrink bags , and 360 degree printed full and partial heat shrink sleeves / labels.

Contact: Sales
Phone: 603-742-3574
86 Locust Street
Suite 1
Dover, NH 03820

HB Cowan & Company

"Experienced Insurance Professionals ~ 100+ Years of Service"

HB Cowan & Company provides insurance coverage for the food industry, including coverage for products, product recalls, operations, property, casualty, workers compensation, and life and health insurance.

Contact: Brad McGee
Phone: 931-684-3323
PO Box 109
Shelbyville TN 37126

Microbac Laboratories

“Microbac is Ready to Help with all Your Food Testing Needs”

Microbac Laboratories, Inc. is one of the world’s most diversified commercial testing and analytical laboratory groups. Microbac’s Knoxville (TN) Division performs a wide variety of microbiological and food chemistry analyses for the food industry. Complemented by a national network of laboratories, Microbac is also capable of supporting a wide range of specialized testing needs. For over 40 years, Microbac has provided a vast array of industries with numerous comprehensive certified analytical and sampling services, including: environmental, food chemistry, food microbiology, microbiology, nutritional labeling, pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals/vitamins, antimicrobial efficacy, cosmetics, agrochemical, mechanical, biofuel, and physical/failure testing.

Contact: Morgan Henry
Phone: 865-977-1200
505 East Broadway Ave.
Maryville, TN 37804

Prime Package & Label, LLC

"Full-color product labeling"  

Prime Package & Label, LLC is on the forefront of the printing industry in today's market.  We are experts in full-color prime products labels, coupons, multi-page booklets, extended text, multi-web applications, heat transfer and digital printing.  Our innovations in combination U.V. flexo along with in-line, multiple color silk screen printing have set new industry standards earning us multiple quality awards industry trade competitions.

Contact: Adam Heissler
Phone: 615-501-0010
Address:  1026 Firestone Parkway, Nashville, TN 37086

Richards Packaging Inc.

“Good Things come in Richards Packaging”

We are a manufacturer, importer and distributor serving the North American packaging industry. We offer an extensive section of glass and plastic containers to the Gourmet Food, Candle and Person Care Industries. Our reputation is built on excellent customer service and the quality of our products. At Richards Packaging our resources are valuable, and these resources are people. Our Customer Service Representatives are professionally trained to help you place your orders and assist you with any help you may need.

Contact: Alexia Battaly
Phone: 901-360-1121
4271 Burbank Rd.,
Memphis, TN 38118

The Doug Jeffords Company

"Measure us by the Quality of our Product."

Since 1961, the Doug Jeffords Company has provided Nashville and the southeastern United States with seasonings, spices, and custom blends of unparalleled quality. DJC continues to be family owned and operated, supporting Tennessee jobs and the local community. And while we do use many locally, domestically grown products, DJC also travels the world to procure the finest exotic spices and herbs available.
Contact: Heather Thorsby or McKinley Thomason
Email: or
Phone: 615-373-0044
116 Seaboard Lane
Franklin, TN 37067