It's time for your brand to flex!

We believe in showcasing the best of what a brand can be. Quality, speed to market and excitement.

That's our bread and butter!

The Farmer Companies Cabot Chips
The Farmer Companies Farmers Reserve Mac and Cheese
The Farmer Companies Mac and Cheese Cups
The Farmer Companies Guiness Mac and Cheese

We Invest In Iconic Brands

The Farmer Companies is a private equity firm focused on seeding, investing in, acquiring and operating companies with intrinsic brand value and a common social mission.


Whether you’re an established category leader or a new-comer-disruptor we’ll help you earn new customers, excite lifelong fans, and launch into new markets.

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How we make it happen

The Farmer Companies is a Private Equity Firm based in Burlington, Vermont, focused on brand growth. Our firm partners with iconic companies and disruptive market leaders to increase brand awareness. Unlike traditional acquisition techniques, we take a ground up approach to brand identification. We identify opportunistic markets and focus on partnering with brands that possess the capability to win and excite fans.

How The Farmer Companies makes it happen
The Farmer Companies Licensing


Bringing the best brands to more people in more ways.

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The Farmer Companies Parternships
The Farmer Companies Investments


Helping our partners grow to their full potential with strategic investments.

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The Farmer Companies Acquisitions
The Farmer Companies Acquisitions


We seek partners who drive growth and positive impact on the communities they serve.

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Making an impact

Reaching fans far and near.


We're always humbled to be recognized for the work we do.

The Farmer Companies in the news

Thinking inside the box, Cabot launches a mac & cheese line.

By Ann Trieger Kurland

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The Farmer Companies in the news

Bowls of popcorn are often the default, and new contenders on that front are two savory varieties.

By Florence Fabricant

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Proud to be recognized amongst our peers.

2023 sofi™ Award Winner

We’re proud to earn the 2023 SFA New Product Award within the Entrees, Lunch, Dinner category. Our Guinness Macaroni & Cheese made with premium radiator pasta and an indulgent sauce combines the world’s best stout and aged cheddar cheese, and is now available at fine retailers near you.

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PEOPLE's Food Awards 2022:

Straight from the staffers at the People’s Food Awards - They raved about our perfectly al dente shells, which “cradled” the creamy sauce. “The cheesiness did not disappoint”, and “their kids gobbled it up!”.

Our Cabot Macaroni & Cheese Classic Yellow Cheddar Mac is now in a league all its own. Scroll down to the “Boxed Mac & Cheese” category.

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Community Actions

We are proud of being an active member of the community.

The Farmer Companies has supported Feeding America and local food banks to find meaningful home for closed-coded products. We are committed to having an impact, both locally and nationally. Additionally, we have supported the Women's Prison with popcorn donations.

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The Farmer Companies Community Actions

The Farmer Companies has engaged with Boy Scouts of America and Schools/Organizations to give back and demonstrate our support for these great organizations.

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Why Farmer Companies?

Why Farmer Companies?

We can grow together through...

Speed to Market, Innovation, Distribution Channels, Expertise and Partnership

Are You Ready To Partner?


We would like to know more about you!

There's nothing more exciting than a first call. Except seeing a new product on the shelves with your logo on it.

If your brand sees an opportunity for expansion we want to help you achieve it.

Drop us a line and we'll give you a call!