Welcome to Carolina Foods, maker of Duchess Brand snacks. Carolina Foods’ products are synonymous with quality, innovation, and longer shelf-life. We are a volume driven pastry manufacturer of baked and fried products.

In addition to Duchess Brand products, Carolina Foods engages in private label and food service manufacturing. Our product portfolio consists of a variety of delicious, individually wrapped pastries including honey buns, baked pies, and gem doughnuts to serve all customers’ needs.

Thank you for your interest in Carolina Foods. We hope that you will tour our site and contact us with any questions that you may have.


Carolina Foods in the News:

Creative Loafing names Carolina Foods’ honey buns a “signature” Charlotte smell

“If you’re driving past the corner of Tryon Street and East Boulevard with your windows down, the smell hits you as hard as a bucket of Krispy Kreme donut glaze. Don’t be confused though; it’s not some ancient odor left behind from the long-gone Krispy Kreme doughnut store front that once hawked the sweet treats nearby. It’s Carolina Foods, which manufactures its own brand of Duchess doughnuts, coffee cakes, Dunkin Sticks and more. It’s been in operation since the 1930s, when it opened under the direction of Vernon Scarborough. The same family owns the business today.” Continue Reading …

Featured Items:

We are getting better looking all the time! We are in the process of upgrading our looks and taste. For example, here is our newest packaging:

Duchess Honey Bun

If you find a better tasting honey bun than ours, we want to hear about it!


Featured Customer Testimonial:

Since I have been selling Carolina Foods honey buns I have not had any spoilage, damage product or customer complaints. They have the best honey bun in the industry.