Why are we here if we aren't trying to make a difference?

CEO Charlie Nelson

Our Vision

We are a proud,
people-first company.
We are successful because of
our trust-based relationships
and first-rate products for our families and friends.
We better the world by
caring for others.

We challenge.
We grow.
We inspire.

Our 5 Core Beliefs

We honor the legacy of our founders

Charlie and Kenny Nelson

Tuffy and Kenny Nelson set the standard for a successful family business based on unwavering commitment to quality, a stubborn work ethic, and relationships grounded in trust and integrity. We honor our past even as we look to new possibilities and an exciting future for KLN Family Brands.

We are a proud, people-first company

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We believe in implementing programs that nurture the head, heart, & hands of every team member. We never forget that our business begins and ends with people. From our kitchens to your shelves, people & their families matter most to us.

Excellence isn’t easy, but anything less isn’t an option

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In the food business, quality and safety are two sides of the same coin. We take pride in consistently producing the highest quality products & always working to exceed our industry’s safety standards.

We are progressive

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Some problems are so big that it’s easier to ignore them. That’s not our way. We bring creativity & determination to solving problems that matter. And as we collaborate, we try to make each day more fun and fulfilling than the last for all KLN Family Brands team members.

We blend passion and compassion
to make a difference

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Our founders believed that good fortune should be repaid where and when it is needed. For 60 years we have fostered a company culture of compassionate giving, community volunteerism, and support for worthy causes. That’s never going to change.