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Rudolph Foods Timeline
Rudolph Foods Founded
with the purchase of the Whittex Company.
invents secret recipe for smoking the rinds.
Rudolph Foods Sold to Beatrice Foods.
John Rudolph takes the VP role and continues oversight of his namesake pork rinds.
John Rudolph becomes President
of Rudolph Foods once again.
Rudolph Foods begins production of cracklins.
With more fat that a traditional pork rind, cracklins are packed with flavor!
Rudolph Family buys back Rudolph Foods
from Beatrice Foods.
Ohio Governor Declares Lima, OH
"Pork Rind Capital of the World".
Rudolph Foods open California facility in San Bernardino, CA.
The facility adds a crucial link to the Western U.S.
Rudolph Foods acquires Texas facility in Dallas.
Rudolph Foods opens operations in Pachuca, Mexico.
The facility serves Mexico and Central America.
Rudolph Foods purchases Georgia facility.
Rudolph Foods adds second Ohio-based facility.
Rudolph Foods celebrates 50th Anniversary.
Rudolph Foods continues to produce and ever growing line of pork snacks, but also expands to produce grain-based snack foods.
Rudolph Foods opens a facility in Brazil and acquires a facility in Mississippi.
Rudolph Foods sponsors the Major League Eaters Pork Rind Eating Contest at the annual “Pork Rind Heritage Festival” in Harrod, Ohio.
Rudolph Foods kicks off the annual Pork Rind Appreciation Day with Mike Ditka's charity, Gridiron Greats.
Ohio's Governor declares National Pork Rind Appreciation Day to be an official holiday.
Southern Recipe Small Batch launches with big, bold pork rind flavors for a new audience.
Rudolph Foods opens a facility in Beaumont, California.
Rudolph Foods launches PorkRinds.com - a one-stop online shop for our pork rinds and cracklins.
Southern Recipe Small Batch launches a beautiful refreshed brand image, including new packaging.
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