About Ashman Manufacturing

Ashman is a Hampton Roads Virginia-based manufacturer, distributor and retailer of branded and private label sauces and seasonings, primarily serving customers throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. The company was founded in 1987 with the introduction of its own “Ashman House” branded London Broil Sauce and Marinade; since then, Ashman has developed more then 350 specialty gourmet sauces and seasoning blends with approximately 80 products currently offered in the marketplace.

Business Highlights

Strong brand recognition & Accolades

Over the past few decades, Ashman has built a reputation that is known for excellence in service and quality. Both its licensed and branded product lines are well-reviewed and show strong demand in the marketplace. The company’s products have won numerous accolades and awards, such as: a silver award in the condiment category at the New York Fancy Food Show, the Commissioner’s award presented by the Virginia commissioner of Agriculture and consumer services, the diamond award from the Virginia department of agriculture, and the gold award for outstanding cooking sauce or flavor enhances at the summer Fancy Food Show.

Marquee Customers

The Company’s customer list includes popular local, regional and national restaurants and grocery retailers with distribution throughout the east coast. Ashamn’s branded products are carried in grocery retail chains, such as: Harris Teeter, Whole Foods and Wegmans. In addition, the company has developed private-label products for well-known stores that include Tommy Bahama, William Sonoma, Baducci’s, Piggly Wiggy and King’s Market. Ashman also has an exclusive manufacturing and distribution licensing agreement with Sazerac for the Virginia Gentlemen Bourbon BBQ Sauce product line.