why choose sugardale food service?

State of the Art Facilities

  • Sugardale Food produces and distributes products from four facilities all within 45 miles of corporate headquarters.
  • Massillon, OH: Corporate headquarters, raw bacon, pre-cooked bacon, bacon pieces
  • Canton, OH: Dry sausage, hot dogs, smoked meats, sliced meats, deli meats
  • Salem, OH: Smoked meats, pre-cooked bacon, bacon pieces, raw bacon, distribution facility
  • Massillon, OH: Fresh Mark Cold Storage – distribution facility

food safety and quality

  • All three plants received an “A” rating or higher for food safety based on the Global Food Safety Initiative standards seven years in a row from the British Retail Consortium (BRC). The Salem plant has received an “A” rating for seven years in a row, and most recently received a “AA” rating. The Massillon plant has received an “A” rating for seven years in a row, and most recently received a “ AA” rating. The Canton plant has received an “A” rating for eight years in a row.
  • On-site AOAC Accredited Chemistry & Microbiology Labs
  • The Fresh Mark Food Safety, Quality, R&D, and Plant Management team has managers at each plant with over 20 years of experience in the meat industry.

Customized Product Solutions & Customer Service

  • Full line processor with the ability to customize product solutions to fit your individual needs.
  • Quick turnaround on customized solutions.
  • Ability to service customers of any size.
  • We pledge to build long-term partnerships by offering an unparalleled level of customer service.
  • A dedicated customer service representative is assigned to every customer to provide consistency of service and care.
  • A culture of commitment to customers.


  • Experienced producer of quality products since 1920.
  • A demonstrated record of providing customized solutions to our partners.
  • Family-owned for generations, we continue to honor the recipes, traditions and good business practices that we built our business upon nearly a century ago.


Committed to being a responsible and sustainable company for the good of our world, our partners, our community and ourselves.