A Brief History of Glory Foods

Glory Foods was founded on a vision to make truly authentic pre-seasoned southern vegetables steeped in generations of southern-style recipes and flavors.

1989

1989

Glory Foods Founded

Glory Foods was started with William F. “Bill” Williams (Middle) and three partners, Dan Charna (Left), Garth Henley (Right), and Iris Cooper (Not Pictured).

1992

1992

Initial Product Line

Glory Foods officially launched its line of 17 pre-seasoned canned vegetables to a “test-market” in Columbus, OH. Several years later, they added Hot Sauce and Muffin Mix. Today, they have grown to 64 products nationwide.

2001

2001

Family Business

On December 27, 2001, Williams passed away following complications from a heart attack in Columbus, OH.

Bill Williams, Jr. immediately packed up his life in Boston and moved back to Columbus to join the family business. He is currently Director of Sales.

2003

2003

Sensibly Seasoned Launch

Glory Foods introduced a new line of heart-healthy, lower sodium, all-natural, canned vegetables named, Sensibly Seasoned. In 2017, this popular line of canned vegetables was renamed, Simply Seasoned.

2010

2010

Glory Foods Acquired

After co-packing on and off for Glory Foods for 20 years, McCall Farms acquired Glory Foods and moved the company’s headquarters to Effingham, SC

2010

2016

2016

Sensibly Seasoned Launch

Glory Foods introduced a new line of heart-healthy, lower sodium, all-natural, canned vegetables named, Sensibly Seasoned. In 2017, this popular line of canned vegetables was renamed, Simply Seasoned.


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