Hanover Foods Corporation is one of the largest independently food processors in the Eastern United States. The company produces millions of cases of frozen, canned, refrigerated, fresh, glass-packed, snack food and even freeze-dried food items. It has been a leading grower, processor, packager, marketer and distributor of a broad range of food products for more than 80 years. Hanover Foods began as a small company in rural Pennsylvania. It has grown into a company that produces more than 40 million cases per year of food products. Headquartered in Hanover, Pa., the company s plants grow and process virtually all the products that the company sells, including sweet peas, lima beans, spinach and green beans. The company maintains operations in Ridgely, Md.