Our Heritage

The HoneyBaked Ham® Story                  

One Ham at a Time
It was 1957 when Harry J. Hoenselaar opened the first HoneyBaked Ham Company®  store in Detroit, Michigan. He knew he had something special. An idea for developing a unique curing and cooking procedure for the preparation of a one-of-a-kind, high-quality bone-in smoked ham. In addition, Harry had invented the final touch to his unique gourmet ham... the spiral-slicing process. Thus the advent of The Authentic HoneyBaked Ham® .

For over 50 years we have maintained our family's commitment to provide your family with one-of-a-kind special occasion dining experiences. Today, still family-owned and operated, our family experts still make every ham the same way Harry did - one at a time. Harry would be proud to know his family still takes pride in maintaining the same high-quality standards in every product offered by The HoneyBaked Ham Company® . From the HoneyBaked® family guarantee of satisfaction, to the growing line of products that meet our strict quality standards, we remain committed to making your occasion truly special!

We proudly stand behind the consistent quality and wholesomeness of all our products. 100% satisfaction and unprecedented service is our goal and our promise to you.

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