Camellia Brand Expands Distribution Products to Food Lion Stores

Camellia Brand is widening the distribution of three types of beans to Food Lion groceries this fall. A selection of the company’s non-GMO certified, 100 percent U.S.-farmed beans will arrive on shelves in more than 1,000 Food Lion stores at the end of November. “The addition of our large lima beans, pintos beans and blackeye peas to Food…

L.H. Hayward & Company Acquires New Orleans-Based Gulf Coast Blenders

L.H. Hayward & Company, 95-year-old packager of the popular Camellia Brand of beans, peas and lentils,has acquired Gulf Coast Blenders, a New Orleans-based company that produces a wide array of dry ingredient blends and mixes for some of New Orleans’ most famous restaurants. L.H. Hayward will take over operations for Gulf Coast Blenders effective immediately. The…

Camellia Brand Expands Distribution in Dallas Market

Camellia Brand Expands Distribution in Dallas Market Camellia Brand is adding five new types of beans to two large retailers in the Dallas market this fall. A wider selection of the company’s non-GMO certified, 100 percent U.S.-farmed beans will be on shelves in Tom Thumb and Albertsons by the end of September. The addition of…

Camellia Brand Forges Partnership with Award-Winning Chef Alon Shaya

Camellia Brand Forges Partnership with Award-Winning Chef Alon Shaya Camellia Brand, is pleased to announce it has named James Beard Award-winning chef and philanthropist Alon Shaya as brand ambassador. Shaya is proud to use Camellia Brand’s premium products to create flavorful meals that bring individuals and communities together. “We couldn’t have found a better partner…

Camellia Beans enshrined at the Southern Food and Beverage Museum

A new exhibit about the history of Red Beans in New Orleans debuts at the SoFAB Museum The Southern Food & Beverage Museum is the new home of “Red Bean City,” an exciting exhibit on the history red beans in New Orleans by Camellia Brand that opened on August 3, 2017. Red Bean City, an…

Red Beans Road Show Traveling Pop-Up Dinner Series

The Red Beans Roadshow is a restaurant pop-up series that takes a New Orleans’ trademark Monday-night tradition on the road. The roadshow pairs writer/photographer Pableaux Johnson with a local host chef for a night of good, simple food,  and camaraderie. Modeled on Pableaux’s New Orleans home-based tradition, each event features a hearty Louisiana supper (red…