Manufacturing

For more than 20 years, Hood has been committed to extended-shelf-life (ESL) processing and today stands as a leader in the production of ESL dairy and non-dairy beverages. 

Hood is one of the most experienced extended-shelf-life (ESL) beverage processors in the United States. Using state-of-the-art ultra-high-temperature manufacturing, including aseptic plastic processing and packaging technologies, Hood provides a variety of branded and private label products including fluid dairy, citrus, cultured foods, frozen desserts, extended-shelf-life dairy and non-dairy beverages.

In 2014, Dairy Foods Magazine announced HP Hood as the winner of the publication’s "Processor of the Year Award" for a number of innovative and successful achievements, and specifically highlighted the company's four extended-shelf-life fluid processing plants across the U.S. 

Over the years, Hood has continuously invested in new processing equipment and technologies, helping to create new and more efficient processes to support the company’s national and international reach.

State-of-the-Art Facilities

Additional Hood manufacturing facilities produce branded, private label, co-packed and licensed brand products for retail and foodservice customers throughout the United States. These plants produce fluid milk, cream, eggnog, ice cream, frozen novelties, juices, fruit drinks, specialty (protein) beverages, cultured dairy products and condiments.

 

Hood Manufacturing Map