It All Started Here

One of Foutch’s first meat stores in Cookeville was this market at 24 N. Cedar Ave. This first  photograph is from 1914 and includes T.J. Foutch, left, his son, J.J., at right, and a store employee in the center back.

Foutch’s Distributing was located on Bunker Hill Rd. (the area  now located behind Kroger and called Foutch Dr.) for xx decades. In  2000, Foutch’s discontinued it’s meat packing and food distribution services and focused on Spring Water and Coffee sales. Foutch’s is currently located in Algood, TN.

James checking in with a driver


A Family Business

3 generations of Foutchs

Three generations of the Foutch family join in the company in this photo. From left, J.J. Foutch, his grandson Martin, and son James. Today, Martin’s son Jesse works in the family business.