Carolina Foods

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Maker of Duchess Brand snacks and creator of one of America's first Honey Buns

Carolina Foods is a Charlotte, NC based pastry manufacturer.  Its products include a variety of delicious, individually wrapped items including honey buns, baked pies, fried pies, and gem donuts. In addition to its well known Duchess Brand products, Carolina Foods engages in private label, food service manufacturing, and custom product formulations.  In April 2021, Falfurrias announced an investment in Carolina Foods and that multi-generation founders, Paul Scarborough, Katie Scarborough Caldwell, and Ruffin Scarborough will remain in leadership roles in the business.


April 2021
Carolina Foods acquisition and appointment of Bill Lovette (Chairman), Ken Walker and Chip Johnson to the Board of Directors