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Timeline

Rudolph Foods Timeline

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2022

Rudolph Foods Founded

with the purchase of the Whittex Company.

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Mary Rudolph

invents secret recipe for smoking the rinds.

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Rudolph Foods Sold to Beatrice Foods.

John Rudolph takes the VP role and continues oversight of his namesake pork rinds.

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John Rudolph becomes President

of Rudolph Foods once again.

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Rudolph Foods begins production of cracklins.

With more fat that a traditional pork rind, cracklins are packed with flavor!

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Rudolph Family buys back Rudolph Foods

from Beatrice Foods.

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Ohio Governor Declares Lima, OH

"Pork Rind Capital of the World"

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Rudolph Foods open California facility in San Bernardino, CA.

The facility adds a crucial link to the Western U.S.

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Rudolph Foods acquires Texas facility in Dallas.

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Rudolph Foods opens operations in Pachuca, Mexico.

The facility serves Mexico and Central America.

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Rudolph Foods purchases Georgia facility.

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Rudolph Food adds second Ohio-based facility.

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Rudolph Food celebrates 50th Anniversary.

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Rudolph Food continues to produce and ever growing line of pork snacks, but also expands to produce grain-based snack foods.

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Rudolph Food opens a facility in Brazil and acquires a facility in Mississippi.

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Rudolph Foods sponsors the Major League Eaters Pork Rind Eating Contest at the annual “Pork Rind Heritage Festival” in Harrod, Ohio.

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Rudolph Foods kicks off the annual Pork Rind Appreciation Day with Mike Dikta's charity, Gridiron Greats.

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Southern Recipe Small Batch launches with big, bold pork rind flavors for a new audience.

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Rudolph Foods opens a facility in Beaumont, CA.

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Rudolph Foods launches PorkRinds.com - a one-stop online shop for our pork rinds and cracklins.

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Southern Recipe Small Batch launches a beautiful refreshed brand image, including new packaging.

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