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About American Foods

American Foods specializes in designing customized retail programs, delivering strong consumer value across all trade classes.

Founded in Methuen, Massachusetts in 1950 and still locally owned, American Foods continues to supply our partners with the finest candy, snacks, and specialty edibles available. Our continued capital investments in people, equipment, machinery, and “state-of the art” software have provided us with “best in class” efficiencies and service to over 25,000 retail doors today. American Foods maintains an SQF Level 3 certified facility and employs over 90 dedicated team members.

Additionally, our world-wide sourcing and buying programs are unmatched in the industry. Our Sourcing staff has over 40 years combined industry experience. We procure the highest quality ingredients at the greatest value and provide our clients a multitude of packaging options. American Foods takes the guess work out of your company’s candy and snack programs.

Founded 1950 Methuen, MA

Level 3 Certified Facility

90 Dedicated Employees

World-wide Sourcing & Buying


American Foods is a full-service supplier for all candy categories and other snack options

  • Gummy Bears
  • Sugar free Gummy Bears
  • Gummy Worms
  • Sour Neon Crawlers
  • Peach Rings
  • Red Fish
  • Bubble Gum
  • Candy Corn
  • Spice Drops
  • Fruit Slices
  • Orange Slices
  • Spearmint Leaves
  • Licorice Bears
  • Soft Peppermint Puffs
  • Jelly Beans
  • Circus Peanuts
  • Cherry Sours
  • Sour Bears
  • Sour Watermelon
  • Salt Water Taffy


  • Peppermint Starlites
  • Spearmint Starlites
  • Butterscotch Candy
  • Hostess Mix
  • Root beer Barrels
  • Sugar Free Hard Candy

Hard Candy

  • Chocolate Covered Peanuts
  • Chocolate Covered Raisins
  • Chocolate Peanut Clusters
  • Dark Chocolate Espresso Beans
  • Milk Chocolate Pretzel Balls
  • Mint Cookie Bites
  • Milk Chocolate Sea Salt Peanuts
  • Milk Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzels
  • Milk Chocolate Caramel Clusters
  • Chocolate Covered Blueberries
  • Dark Chocolate Pistachio Toffee
  • Milk Chocolate Sea Salt Caramel Bites
  • Dark Chocolate Blueberry Acai
  • Milk Chocolate Coconut Almonds
  • Dark Chocolate Almonds
  • Dark Chocolate Non Pareils
  • Dark Chocolate Mini Non Pareils


  • Belgian Chocolate Roses
  • Belgian Chocolate Tulips
  • Belgian Chocolate Mini Dozen Roses
  • Belgian Chocolate Mini Dozen Tulips
  • Bright Spiral Lollipops


  • Valentine  Red & White Gummy Bears
  • Valentine X’s and O’s
  • Valentine Strawberry & Crème Heart Lollipops
  • Valentine Cherry Text Message Heart Lollipops
  • Valentine Cinnamon Juju Heart
  • Valentine Cherry Jelly Heart
  • Easter Speckled Jelly Beans
  • Easter Spiced Jelly Beans
  • Easter Gummy Bunnies
  • Easter Sour Gummy Bunnies
  • Easter Gummy Eggs
  • Summer Orange & Crème Gummy Bears
  • Halloween Gummy Bats
  • Halloween Gummy Brains
  • Halloween Autumn Mix
  • Halloween Black and Orange Gummy Worms
  • Holiday Cinnamon Santas
  • Holiday Gummy Trees & Snowmen
  • Holiday Red & Green Gummy Bears
  • Holiday Milk Chocolate Pretzels with Candy Cane Pieces
  • Holiday Speckulatius Cookies


  • Non-GMO Jelly Fruit Cubes
  • Vegan Koala Gummy Bears
  • Vegan Sour Mix and Match
  • Vegan Tropical Fruit Mix
  • Non-GMO Fruit Slices
  • Non-GMO Sour Worms
  • Antioxidant Dark Chocolate Ginger
  • Antioxidant Dark Chocolate Powerberries
  • Antioxidant Dark Chocolate Berry & Nut Blend

Better For You Snacks/Food

  • Unsalted Pistachios
  • Roasted and Salted Pistachio Kernals
  • Roasted and Salted Pistachio Almond Blend
  • Unsalted Pistachio Almond Blend
  • Honey & Spice Pumpkin Seeds
  • Sweet & Salty Pumpkin Seeds
  • Cashews with Cocoa Nibs
  • French Vanilla Nut Bites
  • Pomegranate Cranberry Nut Bites
  • Almond Butter
  • Almond Butter with Honey
  • Almond Butter with Hazelnut
  • Almond Butter with Vanilla


  • Banana Chips
  • Strawberry
  • Apple Chips
  • Mango
  • Cranberries
  • Raisins
  • Cherries

Dried Fruit

Peg Bags

Laydown Bags

Tube Bags

Gusset Bags

Stand Up Pouches

Square Tubs

Round Tubs

Seasonal Packaging


American Foods offers a multitude of services for our clients. Our category and sourcing expertise enables us to create programs that are built around your retail strategy and vision. American Foods will source products from over 50 companies in 15 different countries around the world. We will work with packaging experts and artists to offer a wide array of options to suit your style and product mix.

American Foods is proud to have attained multiple quality certifications, including our SFQ Level 3 certification. Our logistics and inventory team work seamlessly to ensure your product is always in stock and delivered on time. We provide first-class sales support and analysis, identifying program successes and emerging market trends. American Foods strives to provide our clients “best in class” service in multiple categories and in all channels of distribution.

Let our experience go to work for you.

Case Study

On-the-Go Chocolate

After a six month research and development process we provided a nationally known C-Store operator with a custom designed store brand consumable tube package. Each item was developed to meet the rising consumer demands for the "unique" and "better" tasting grab-n-go items...

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983 Riverside Drive Methuen, MA 01844