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NH’s Largest Food and Beverage Manufacturers

Published Tuesday Sep 18, 2018

Author Matthew J. Mowry

NH's Largest Food and Bevarage Manufacturers

(Ranked by the number of employees employed in NH.)


1. Lindt & Sprungli (USA) Inc. or
Location: Stratham
NH full-time Employees: 630
Products: Chocolates
A chocoholics dream, Lindt & Sprungli (USA) produces more than 10 million Lindor Truffles each day.


2. Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Northern New England
Location: Bedford/Londonderry
NH Employees: 580
Products: Coca-Cola brand soft drinks and water, as well as Moxie, Canada Dry and Dr. Pepper products.
One of the nation’s largest Coca-Cola bottlers, Coca-Cola of Northern New England tripled its territory last year and now serves all of New England as well as upstate and western New York. It has 3,700 employees across the Northeast. Prior to the expansion, it sold 26 million cases annually but expects to sell 86 million this year.


3. High Liner Foods
Location: Portsmouth
(U.S. corporate headquarters and manufacturing facility)
NH Employees: 400
Products: Frozen seafood sold throughout North America under the High Liner, Fisher Boy, Sea Cuisine, and C. Wirthy & Co. labels.
North America’s largest marketer of frozen seafood products, High Liner Foods has been in business for 115 years and produces 61 million pounds of seafood annually from its NH facility alone.


4. Stonyfield Yogurt
Location: Londonderry
NH Employees: 374
Products: Organic yogurts, smoothies and snacks.
Stonyfield Yogurt supports a network of hundreds of organic family farms, thousands of organic cows and over 200,000 organic acres. In 2017, it began reducing sugar in its products.

5. Anheuser-Busch LLC
Location: Merrimack
NH Employees: 300
Products: Beer, including Budweiser, Bud Light, Busch, Michelob Ultra, Natural Light and
other brands.
Anheuser-Busch invested  $11 million recently to expand the Merrimack brewery’s fermentation cellar, increasing its capacity to produce craft brews for its partners.  The Merrimack facility, which opened in 1970, distributes beer throughout the Northeast, including Maine, Vermont, Connecticut and Rhode Island.

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