About TVS

Transylvania Vocational Services, Inc. (TVS) is a private, non-profit dry food manufacturer based in Brevard, NC. 

Transylvania Vocational Services, Inc. is a private, non-profit dry food manufacturer based in Brevard, NCTVS specializes in blending and packaging of dry powder products for government and commercial customers while providing skills development, career opportunities, and related services for people with disabilities or barriers to employment. 

Manufacturing operations are conducted in a modern, custom built 60,000 square foot facility outfitted with state-of-the-art, 3A sanitary standard compliant processing equipment, with an additional 40,000 square foot off-site warehouse. 

TVS was founded in 1967 and has operated continuously ever since.  In 2000, TVS constructed its currently occupied 60,000 square foot facility with the aim of pursuing work in the food manufacturing field.  TVS began a contract with USDA in 2001 to package dry milk and bakery mixes for distribution through domestic feeding programs. 

In 2003, TVS participated in humanitarian feeding for the Middle East, subsequently exporting millions of pounds of dry milk overseas.  Later, in 2005, TVS blended and packaged dairy shake MREs for the Department of Defense through Defense Supply Center of Philadelphia.  In addition to the government contracts, TVS grew its business through several contract packaging agreements with a variety of companies and foods, from pancake mixes to spice/rice mixes.  In 2009, TVS celebrated a production milestone, reaching 100 million pounds of dry milk packaged cumulatively for USDA.  TVS’ longstanding relationship with USDA has been maintained over the years by maintaining a 99.5% on-time delivery rate, which USDA has recognized by awarding TVS with its "Ability One Contractor of the Year Award" in 2005, 2007, and 2010.

Please use the Contact form at right to schedule a plant tour or a visit to discuss how we can fulfill your food blending and packaging needs.


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