Many of the meat and seafood products sold by the Company were historically manufactured, processed or produced by it, while other food items sold by the Companysuch as fruits, vegetables, condiments, and seasonings, have always been purchased by the Company from other sources.
This historic document was printed by the American Bank Note Company and has an ornate border around it with a vignette of the company logo, a pig wearing a bow tie. This item has the printed signatures of the Company's President Robert F.
This is the first time we have had this company's certificate for sale. Certificate Vignette Robert F. Doughtie, founder of the now-famous Doughtie's Barbeque, began his career in the food service business in Motivated by the desire to create a better-tasting barbeque, he processed and packaged his own secret recipe from an old Quonset hut located on Eighth Avenue in Portsmouth, Virginia.
A true family operation, Mr. Doughtie was assisted in the daily packaging process by hard-working family members so he could then take to the road selling the finished product.
Over the next 10 years, Doughtie's experienced great change with the purchase of Portsmouth Frozen Foods and the construction of a new facility located on Wesley Street in Portsmouth.
InDoughtie's, the family-owned business, grew to become a corporation. During the years from throughDoughtie's Foods, Inc. In the midst of this expansion, Mr.
Doughtie was recognized as Virginia's Small Businessman of the Year in He took great pride in caring for his customers and believed that only a company that worked to achieve customer loyalty would survive and be successful.
In the 's, the company expanded its facilities, product offerings, and customer base to become a top 50 broadline distributor. Inthe manufacturing division of Doughtie's Foods, Inc. In Maythe board of directors of Doughtie's Foods, Inc. The merger was completed on August 27, Doughtie's Sysco Food Services, Inc.
History from company press information. About Specimens Specimen Certificates are actual certificates that have never been issued. They were usually kept by the printers in their permanent archives as their only example of a particular certificate.
Sometimes you will see a hand stamp on the certificate that says "Do not remove from file".
|Purchase Solution||The Gravins Division was essentially a large warehouse that wholesaled frozen-food products to retail outlets on the East Coast. Nashwinter quickly discovered that managing a large wholesale operation was much more complicated and stressful than working a sales route.|
Specimens were also used to show prospective clients different types of certificate designs that were available. Specimen certificates are usually much scarcer than issued certificates. In fact, many times they are the only way to get a certificate for a particular company because the issued certificates were redeemed and destroyed.
In a few instances, Specimen certificates were made for a company but were never used because a different design was chosen by the company.
These certificates are normally stamped "Specimen" or they have small holes spelling the word specimen. Most of the time they don't have a serial number, or they have a serial number of This is an exciting sector of the hobby that has grown in popularity over the past several years.Doughtie's Sysco Food Services, Inc.
was founded in as Doughtie's Foods, Inc. and was acquired by SYSCO Corporation on August 29, The company distributes a full line of institutional food products to approximately 1, customers in Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina, and Delaware, generating over $87 million dollars in annual sales.
The following is an excerpt from a K SEC Filing, filed by DOUGHTIES FOODS INC on 3/27/ In May , the board of directors of Doughtie's Foods, Inc., agreed to sell the company to Sysco Corporation.
The merger was completed on August 27, In , Bob Doughtie's family retained the trademark and reintroduced the brand to the Southeastern . The following is an excerpt from a K/A SEC Filing, filed by DOUGHTIES FOODS INC on 5/25/ Doughties Foods Inc - ‘K’ for 12/26/98 - Annual Report - Seq.
Case (Doughtie's Foods, Inc.) In the late s, William Nashwinter accepted a position as a salesman with Doughtie's Foods, Inc., a publicly owned food products company headquartered in Portsmouth, Virginia.1 The ambitious.