Family Company

From our family to families around the world

Dawn Foods started as a family business. And no matter how large we grow, family is still at the heart of how we think, how we treat our customers and how we treat each other. Here’s a quick look at our family and their history of dedication to serving you and your business.


A History of Commitment and Innovation

Dawn Foods began nearly one century ago with the basics: two bakers and a recipe for really delicious donuts. To this day, Dawn remains a family-owned company — with third-generation Joneses still actively involved in growing our business and serving our customers. And while we now create much more than donuts, our focus on providing the sweet treats for life’s moments that matter hasn’t changed. Under the direction of the Jones family, Dawn Foods has become the international partner of choice for bakers and culinary professionals around the world. We produce more than 4,000 products, employ nearly 5,000 people, do business in more than 105 countries, and operate in more than 57 locations worldwide. But no matter how we grow, our company culture still celebrates hard work and partnership, quality products and innovation, and working with our customers to help them leverage insights and trends to grow their businesses.


Ron Jones
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A champion of customer satisfaction throughout his 50-plus years with Dawn Foods, Ron continues to reinforce the meaning behind Dawn’s Circle of Excellence with teams on a daily basis.
Miles Jones
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For more than 35 years, Miles has been dedicated to ensuring that Dawn Foods continues to innovate in the high quality, new products we bring to bakers and other industry leaders.
Carrie Jones-Barber
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Having served Dawn Foods since 1985 in various roles, Carrie now leads the company, working to build on its long tradition of quality with ideas for the future that celebrate trends, consumer insight and the next generation of baking excellence.
Aaron Jones
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Having held numerous positions since 2000, from warehouse, to sales, to administration, and currently serving as Senior Manager, Credit, Aaron brings a broad base of experience to Team Dawn, ensuring best practices and fiscal responsibility.
Sam Jones
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Part of the Dawn team since 2003, Sam brings a strong analytical background as a member of the marketing team, helping us connect with customers around the world.
Sarah Richmond
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Originally with Dawn from 1993-2003, Sarah returned in 2007 to establish and lead the Dawn Foods Foundation that works to support and enhance the communities where Dawn facilities are located.