WHERE WE STARTED
YESTERDAY, TODAY, AND TOMORROW
Kari-Out® is a family business with humble beginnings that started with the imagination and endless determination of our founder, Howard Epstein. Howard’s dream began in the Bronx, New York with a small popcorn business servicing the local movie theaters and quickly grew to become a leading manufacturer of a best-selling line of sauces. Kari-Out® continued to grow powered by Howard’s integrity and conviction and expanded into manufacturing food packaging and towelettes.
Kari-Out® prides itself on being built up from the ground floor with an entrepreneurial attitude towards the growing foodservice industry. After gaining a strong position in our sauce and condiment lines, the company has expanded to include virtually all areas of the foodservice industry.
As Kari-Out® moves into the future, we are confident that our strong team, high quality products, channel partner relations and our commitment to our customers will allow us to continue to grow and evolve as a company.
DECADES OF INNOVATION
Since 1964, Kari-Out®, a pioneer in the takeout foodservice industry, has paved the way for the transformation of the away from home, food on the move, experience in the U.S. Kari-Out® has become a trusted partner in foodservice by manufacturing high-quality, American-made products and by sourcing products from across our extensive global supply chain.
Our deep understanding of the industry and our focus on customer service allows us to supply our customers with diversified product solutions from food containers, sauces, towelettes, ingredients and more.
Constantly innovating with sustainability, convenience and customer needs in mind, Kari-Out moves your food safely and with confidence.
SUPPORTING FOOD ON THE MOVE IN A SUSTAINABLE WAY
As a leading manufacturer and distributor of food service packaging and food ingredients, we understand the importance of social responsibility to our people and our planet. We are committed to increase our food packaging made with reduced, reusable, recycled, recyclable, renewable or compostable materials while reducing our waste output and increasing our use of clean energy.
WHERE WE ARE
KARI-OUT® OF TODAY
Today, Kari-Out® employs over 500 associates and has locations across the country. We are also proud to have received the American Institute of Baking highest standard of quality for our manufacturing process. We operate out of five facilities throughout North America, with nearly 1 million square feet of production and distribution, supplying both independent and national food service distributors.
In line with the company’s mission to be environmentally responsible, our largest production facility is powered by solar energy.