A refreshing rebrand has been implemented, changing the logo to Mother Murphy’s Flavors.
Due to the growing demand for Spray Dry flavorings, Mother Murphy’s opened a 10,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility.
Mother Murphy’s opens a 93,000-square-foot distribution center less than a mile from its corporate headquarters.
A high-tech commercial baking test facility opened up in Dallas, TX. This offered opportunities for customers to simulate their production run.
Mother Murphy’s extends its offerings to most sectors of the flavorings market.
The company begins offering flavorings for the dairy industry.
The Murphy brothers design and build a new facility on South Elm Street to house Mother Murphy’s. It has served as the company’s main production facility and corporate headquarters ever since.
Mother Murphy’s expands its offerings to include sweet flavorings and begins producing products for the food and beverage industries.
Kermit’s brother, L.M. “Pete” Murphy joins the company.
Southern Laboratories changes its name to Mother Murphy’s Laboratories, Inc.
Southern Laboratories introduces its first vanilla flavoring, a category that will become the company’s main focus for many years.
Southern Laboratories moves to a larger building and secures $56,000 worth of business. Around this time, the company begins supplying its fruit-flavored bases to the military for use in beverages.
Murphy convinces 14 investors to help him set up Southern Laboratories. Stelling decides to focus on his medical practice, so Murphy recruits a veteran chemist to continue to build the company’s flavor library.
Kermit Murphy Sr. and Dr. Richard Stelling begin developing and selling food flavoring in the Ponoma area of Greensboro, N.C. Murphy sold their flavoring to local bakeries.