Who We Are

HP Hood LLC is one of the largest and most experienced extended-shelf-life (ESL) beverage processors in the United States.

Using state-of-the-art, ultra-high-temperature (refrigerated and aseptic) manufacturing, with current and emerging packaging technologies, Hood provides a variety of branded, licensed, and private label products including fluid dairy, citrus, cultured foods, frozen desserts, extended-shelf-life dairy and non-dairy beverages.

The company's continued success lies in its commitment to traditional values: quality, innovation and service. Hood's product leadership comes from anticipating trends, developing strategies to meet customers'' needs, and executing marketing, operations and sales programs to maximize opportunities for all of its product lines.

Today the company employs approximately 3,000 people and owns and operates 15 manufacturing facilities throughout the U.S., including one on each coast, to serve its customers nationally and internationally.

Our Licensed Brands

  • Lactaid
  • BAILEY'S® Coffee Creamers
  • FIBER ONE® - Cottage Cheese
  • HERSHEY'S® Milk & Shakes
  • Almond Breeze®
  • SOUTHERN COMFORT®
  • yoo-hoo®

Sales and
Distribution Network

Hood has a national network of direct sales representatives and broker partners that serve the grocery, convenience store, mass/drug, and club channels in retail, as well as foodservice classes of trade. Customers are served directly from its plant network via private fleet and common carriers. Hood's distribution network also includes DSD route coverage in the Northeast.

E-Commerce Capabilities

HP Hood has full electronic commerce capabilities to facilitate our business with customers in an efficient and effective manner, including online ordering, full Electronic Document Exchange (EDI) capabilities, electronic payment, and the ability to send co-pack customers inventory reporting electronically.