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Camellia Brand ® Red Kidney Beans

The Camellia Brand was introduced in 1947 by the L.H. Hayward Company which was originally founded by Lucius Hamilton Hayward in 1932.  He was originally from Meridian Mississippi and his family moved to New Orleans around 1920 and was established as a supplier of fruits and vegetables.  The company has seen four generations and many changes throughout the years, bringing them to present day manufacturing packager of dried beans, peas and lentils.