Buy Local: Eastern North Carolina-made Sauces, Dressings & Condiments

Miss Heidi's Sauce used as a flavored chip dip. Image by Wendy Perry
Miss Heidi's Sauce used as a flavored chip dip. Image by Wendy Perry

By Kay Whatley, Editor

According to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc., the “sauces, dressings, and condiments” market is expected to reach $181 billion (US Dollars) worldwide by 2025. A growing demand for healthy on-the-go food products and an increase in popularity of international cuisines are noted as factors in this growth.* The research behind the report focused on large brands, but those dollars you might spend on a big-name brand can be directed into the North Carolina economy when you “buy local.”

There are North Carolina-made sauces, dressings, and condiments available and, when you purchase  from local businesses and entrepreneurs, more of that money stays in the state.

Here’s a list of Sauces, Dressings, and Condiments from our local area to get you started.


Many of those listed above are part of the state’s Got To Be NC agriculture program. Search for the products you want to buy — including rubs, farm products, and more at

With every purchase you make, you “vote with your money.” You choose whether the profits made go to a big business somewhere else in the nation or world, of if more of it stays right here in North Carolina.


*Data source: Grand View Research, Inc.


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Kay Whatley serves as Editor and Reporter with The Grey Area News. Kay is a published author with over 20 years of experience in the publishing industry. Kay Whatley is wife to Frank Whatley, founder of The Grey Area™ newspaper and The Grey Area News online news website.