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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.

Boxes Etc. II LLC

"One Stop Shop" Stock & Custom Boxes & Packaging Supplies 

Boxes Etc., where we bridge the gap between the manufacturer and consumer! With over 200,000 boxes in stock we can help you find the box to fit your needs. Or, if you have need of a “CUSTOM SIZE”, we can assist in the design of the PERFECT BOX. From a plain brown box to full color graphics, our designers are ready to create it – not only corrugated but folding cartons as well. We also provide specialty films for the food industry. We have been providing packaging solutions for our customers since 1992 with prompt service at competitive prices.

Contact: Josh Fryes
Website: http://www.boxesetc.biz/
Email: jfrye@boxesetc.biz
Phone: 615-399-7070
Address:  1150 Antioch Pike, Ste. 250, Nashville, TN 37211


"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
Website: www.globalpak.net
Email: info@globalpak.net
Phone: 603-742-3574
24 Crosby Road
Building 2, 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
Website: http://www.hbcowan.com
Email: bmcgee@hbcowan.com
Phone: 931-684-3323
PO Box 109
Shelbyville TN 37126

Labels Unlimited, Inc.

"Provides Solutions for Wholesale and Retail Food Products"

Labels Unlimited Inc. has been in business for over 40 years with over 200 years of combined experience.  Our Primary market is wholesale and retail food products.  We treat every order with the same dedication, regardless of the run size, and offer combination pricing when applicable.  As our customer you will enjoy personal service with professional performance.

Contact: Carol Ann Smith
Website: www.labelsunlimitedinc.net 
Email: carolann@labelsunlimitedinc.net 
Phone: 615-726-1354 or 800-317-8376
510 Mapleleaf Drive
Nashville, TN 37210

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: Karen Sebby Powers
Website: http://www.microbac.com/services/knoxvillefood/index.php
Email: knoxvillefood@microbac.com
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
Website: www.pplstl.com
Email: adam@pplstl.com
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: Sheila Bates
Website: http://www.richardsmemphis.com
Email:  sbates@richardspackaging.com
Phone: 901-360-1121
4271 Burbank Rd.,
Memphis, TN 38118

The Doug Jeffords Company

"Measure us by the Quality of our Product."

Established in 1961, a small-town company with worldwide connections. You can count on us to bring you the best of the best - from local to exotic. Our discerning buyers search the far corners of the earth to be sure we can meet your needs, whatever they may be. Our Products and Services:
Spices and Herbs; Blend and Seasonings; Specialty Salts; Batter and Breadings.

Contact: Courtney Biggs or McKinley Thomason
Website: www.dougjeffords.com
Email: Courtney@dougjeffords.com or mckinley@dougjeffords.com
Phone: 615-373-0044
116 Seaboard Lane
Franklin, TN 37067