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Golden Boy Foods, a company of 8th Avenue Food & Provisions, is a leading manufacturer, marketer and distributor of private brand and branded food products. Founded in 1979, we supply organic and conventional peanut and other nut butters, baking nuts, raisins, other dried fruit and trail mixes to leading grocery retailers, top food service distributors and industrial bakeries across North America.

We’re focused on making excellent, healthy food products for our growing base of clients. Our employees benefit from collaborative work where their skills and their voices are valued. Ready to make the jump? If you’re a dedicated worker with a passion for customer satisfaction, come see how Golden Boy can be the natural boost your career needs.

Naturally better for your business.

Career areas

There are opportunities to make an impact in every area of our business. Opportunities include working in:


Since 1979, we’ve worked to serve our private brand clients with high-quality products, fair prices and excellent support. Whether it’s a national food service distributor or the grocery store around the corner, they’re counting on us to help grow their business. We offer a wide variety that includes organic and conventional peanut and other nut butters, baking nuts, trail mixes, raisins and other dried fruits. Learn how we’re striving to move our business forward every single day.

Locations by Region

Golden Boy has a variety of locations. See which one might just be right for you.

  • Nut Butter (5 facilities)
  • Distribution Center
  • Fruit & Nut (1 facility)
  • Divisional Office

Southeast United States

(Fitzgerald, GA and Troy, AL)

Why people love the Southeast:

  • Southern Hospitality

  • Hot Summers, Short Winters

  • Numerous Industries


Enjoy small town life in Fitzgerald, with a charming array of local restaurants, shops, an historic movie theater and museums. Georgia’s mild climate means you have more time to enjoy the outdoors and many of Fitzgerald’ s annual community events.


Troy is one of the fastest growing cities in Alabama according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Nestled just south of Montgomery and just north of Dothan, Troy offers visitors the charm of a small city along with a stimulating urban environment. Troy is home to Troy University, and a beautiful and vibrant downtown square filled with restaurants, antique shops and museums.

Northwest United States/Southwest Canada

(Blaine, WA and Burnaby, B.C.)

It’s great here because:

  • Local Festivals

  • Quality Education

  • Nature is Everywhere


Blaine’s northern boundary is the Canada-United States border. The coastal climate of the area provides beauty and fairly milder weather from the rest of the Pacific Northwest. With the tagline, “Where America Begins!” this small community enjoys sweeping bayside views.


Near Vancouver, Burnaby is the third largest city in British Columbia. A great place to live, work and play, Burnaby offers a wide variety of outdoor activities, festivals and events. The city is focused on sustainability and respect for the natural environment.

Canada, Ontario

(Greater Toronto area)

Points of pride:

  • Urban Yet Suburban

  • Year-Round Activities

  • Unique Cultural Attractions


Brampton is one of Canada’s largest and fastest growing cities. Brampton’s young and diverse multicultural mosaic represents over 200 distinct ethnic backgrounds, which are mirrored in an eclectic mix of restaurants, boutiques, festivals, recreational and sport opportunities.


Markham is an award-winning municipality and home to over 400 corporate headquarters. The city is a diverse melting pot of backgrounds and promotes the idea of Markham being a place for everyone.

St. Louis, Missouri

Our divisional offices are in Brentwood, Missouri, a St. Louis suburb. Our casual but professional atmosphere allows team members to collaborate, innovate and support all Golden Boy locations. Ranked in the Top 100 Places to Live by U.S. News, St. Louis is known for a low cost of living and wide range of attractions and activities, such as the award-winning St. Louis Zoo and Forest Park.

Reasons to relish St. Louis:

  • Interesting Museums

  • Forest Park

  • Two Downtowns

Quality Systems & Certifications

All of our plants are certified under the food safety and quality standards adopted by Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI).

  • Our Burnaby BC Canada plant is British Retail Consortium (BRC) certified Grade A
  • Our Brampton ON, Markham ON, Canada, Blaine WA, Troy AL, Fitzgerald GA, USA plants are Safe Quality Food (SQF) level 3 certified
  • All of our plants have active kosher certifications
  • Organic certifications are in place in Burnaby BC, Brampton ON, Markham ON, Canada and Blaine WA, Troy AL USA
  • Our Fitzgerald and Troy location are IFS certified
  • All our plants are non-GMO verified plants
  • All our peanut butter plants are RSPO certified

Product safety and quality assurance programs

  • Extensive environmental monitoring in each plant
  • 5 log kill process for roasters
  • Strict positive release program
  • Commercial blanching benefits

Food safety and security are our top priorities in all our facilities.

Dried Fruit & Nuts

Nut Butters

All our Nut Butter facilities follow a strict positive release program, with testing and release in accordance with the FDA BM method. We source material globally from approved suppliers and have a multi-plant footprint to ensure continuity of supply. Most are available in Organic or Non-GMO verified.

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