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What local means.

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At our stores, it means that items with this label are grown, harvested, or manufactured right here in the state.* Our information regarding where these products are grown, harvested, or manufactured comes from our suppliers and is updated annually.

Every state is unique, and now we've made it easier for you to find what yours has to offer!

*Excludes packaging and minor ingredients. At any time, weather or seasonality could impact availability of agricultural items; our definition is based on normal and expected availability.

Find local products.

Our shelf tag system will help you find locally sourced products. Find your state's shelf tags below, then look for them in the Grocery, Meat, and Produce departments next time you stop by.

In the fresh seafood case, each item is labeled with its country and state of origin.

Interested in learning more about local produce at Publix? See additional produce growers in your state.

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Alabama grows a variety of fruits and vegetables, such as tomatoes, yellow squash, and zucchini. It also yields delicious seafood such as shrimp and king mackerel.

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Florida is where Publix began, and today, it continues to provide its residents with tasty citrus and strawberries, shrimp, clams, Bluehouse salmon, and more.

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If you're in Georgia, you're in luck! Experience many local delights here, among them succulent shrimp and produce such as onions, peppers, corn, and squash.

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North Carolina

North Carolina's fertile land begets a variety of produce, such as beans and sweet potatoes. You can also enjoy local seafood such as flounder and shrimp.

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South Carolina

Shrimp, watermelon, cucumbers, squash—these are just a few of the local options to enjoy in South Carolina.

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Tennessee has an excellent climate for growing many types of produce, including tomatoes and green beans.

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Virginia yields many different crops, including ever-popular staples like potatoes and apples. You can also get tasty local flounder and oysters here.

Southern supplier stories.

Although these aren’t the only southern suppliers we work with, we chose a few to demonstrate the high quality you can find right here within our region.

Duda Farm Fresh Foods

Duda Farm Fresh Foods
Belle Glade, Florida

Sixth-generation, family-owned Duda Farm supplies our stores with crisp celery, radishes, corn, and lettuce. They are committed to cultivating high-quality produce while reducing their environmental footprint through high-density planting practices and rotational cropping plans that utilize land efficiently. Duda Farm is also dedicated to conserving water and incorporating solar power.

Mack Farms

Mack Farms
Lake Wales, Florida

This independent, family-owned farm grows, packs, and delivers fresh new-crop potatoes and seedless watermelons to Publix. Founder Arnold Mack began growing watermelons in 1967 for local markets and became a seedless watermelon pioneer, expanding to growing new-crop potatoes during the mid-1980s. Mack Farms is proud to employ sustainable practices while following their motto: “We love farming and it shows!”

Morrison Meat Packers

Morrison Meat Packers
Miami, Florida

Founded by Cuban immigrant Jose Rodriguez in 1966, Morrison Meat Packers began by producing 20 cooked hams per day. Since 1991, Jose’s son and daughter, Claudio and Gilda, have been running the company, which has grown consistently and now produces high-quality hams and fresh sausages. Their El Toro hams and Roman Brand sausages have become synonymous with quality meats in the South Florida market for more than 57 years.

Natalie’s Orchid Island Juice Co.

Natalie’s Orchid Island Juice Co.
Fort Pierce, Florida

This women-owned, family-driven company began in a Florida orange grove more than 30 years ago. Founder and CEO Marygrace Sexton started the company with the vision of producing high-quality, freshly squeezed juices from the finest citrus and locally sourced fruits. She named the company after her oldest daughter, Natalie. Natalie’s juices are handcrafted in small batches and lightly pasteurized to ensure quality and freshness. Their citrus waste is repurposed as feed for cattle farms, and all packaging is made in America and 100% recyclable.

Nickerson Bar III

Nickerson Bar III
Zolfo Springs, Florida

Courtney Nickerson Campbell is a fifth-generation dairy farmer and partner of Nickerson Bar III dairies. Across their three dairies, they milk more than 2,000 cows in a rotational grazing management style. The Nickerson Bar III pasture-based dairy farming model marries modern-day and traditional regenerative farming practices. Their cows help with the workload by harvesting their own forage in the pastures while spreading their own fertilizer.

Flavor 1st Growers & Packers

Flavor 1st Growers & Packers
Mills River, North Carolina

The company originated in 1798, when James Noble Johnson began farming produce in the fertile soils of Western North Carolina. After eight generations, his descendants continue to grow, pack, and ship produce, including tomatoes, squash, and beans. Today, Flavor 1st operations are still centered in the fertile mountain valley of Mills River, North Carolina. Their owner-operated farm and repacking facility are in the same area; however, the operation stretches beyond the North Carolina mountains, growing in Homestead, Florida, in the winter.