Founded in 1889, McCormick & Company manufactures and distributes spices, seasonings and flavors to the food industry. The company employs more than 8,000 employees throughout North America, Europe and Asia. It offers ground black pepper, sea salt, pickling spices, poultry seasonings and salad herbs for foodservice distributors, warehouse clubs and restaurant chains. McCormick & Company s products are sold under various brand names, such as Ducros, McCormick and Schwartz. The company provides a variety of packed food stuffs, including snacks, savory dishes, beverages, confectionery items and baked goods. In addition, it offers cookbooks that provide recipes to prepare appetizers, desserts and entrees, as well as Latin and French cuisine.