Spitz is fully integrated from field to store They buy directly from their own growers, do their own cleaning, packaging and roasting in their own facilities.
Spitz Sunflower Seeds are consistent year after year and why their seeds are larger and have a bigger kernel than other brands. Spitz's patented roasting process also eliminates mouth irritation you can eat Spitz brand all day, every day and not irritate your mouth and cheeks like all other brands do. Spitz uses a large seed size, one of the largest seeds in the industry Specially developed seeds that produces the largest kernels giving you more seed for you money. Spitz uses a nice rich dark sunflower seed versus a seed that is whiter. This darker seed is better tasting and produces less bitter seeds than whiter seeds do. Spitz was a family owned business for over 25 years until operations were sold to PepsiCo's Frito Lay Division. Their Slogan says it all "Sunflower Seeds with a difference!"