This Mother Murphy does her cooking in an industrial-strength kitchen. Mother Murphy's Laboratories develops and manufactures dry and liquid, natural and synthetic flavorings and extracts for the bakery, beverage, dairy, tobacco, confectionery, pharmaceutical, tobacco, pet product, confectionery, and snack food industries. The company specializes in vanilla and vanilla variations, offering a wide array of product types of everyone's favorite baking flavoring. Family owned and operated Mother Murphy's Laboratories was founded in 1945 by Kermit Murphy, Sr., who named the company after his mother. Murphy died in 2008.