Basic American Foods' plants are strategically located in the principal growing areas. This insures the greatest availability, flexibility, and quality of raw material for the finished products. Over 2,500 people work at Basic American Foods. They oversee the planting, harvesting, processing, sales, and marketing of Basic American Foods' products. These dedicated employees have developed much of the company's equipment, technology, and ideas. Their commitment has made Basic American Foods a major contributor to the foodservice and consumer packaged foods markets.