Industry Spotlight Schulze & Burch
Searcy, AR
07/03/2018 10:21 AM

Industry Spotlight: Schulze & Burch Biscuit Co.

Established: Searcy in 2009

Employs: 200

Currently Hiring: 25 Operators

Type of Business: Privately held food manufacturer producing, packaging, shipping

Product: Manufacturing toaster pastries, cereal bars, and granola bars, breakfast cereal, crackers, and Fruit snacks



-1964 Schulze & Burch baked the first Private Label Toaster Pastry

-1975 Schulze & Burch made the first ever mass-produced granola bar

-Full-service R&D lab with highly skilled research & development teams

-Many category innovations, with industrial and retail customers, for more than fifty years

-A leading resource in Baking Technology


Schulze & Burch Biscuit Co. has a long history of manufacturing quality food products. The company was founded in 1896 as Schulze Baking Co. and renamed in the 1930’s to its current title. Over an 85-year span, Schulze & Burch Biscuit Company has acquired more than 45 years of experience in contract manufacturing, and more than 40 years of experience in private label. The company has had a variety of successful quality products and brands including Beechnut Bread and Flavor Kist cookies and crackers, even creating the “saltine” cracker.


Schulze & Burch Biscuit Company opened their Searcy location in 2009. Then in November 2011, Schulze & Burch Biscuit Company also purchased and revived Searcy’s Yarnell’s Ice Cream and continued using the company’s original recipes to stock grocery store shelves.


Schulze & Burch Biscuit Co. is currently hiring for 25 Operator positions. The company’s hourly pay range with overtime results in annual wage between $30,000 - $60,000. Most employees work an average of 52 hours per week and will make more than the median family income for White County. A minimum of a GED is required, and the company trains their employees internally. Employees work in a clean, safe manufacturing facility. 
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