Bright Harvest wants you to think bright orange when you think potatoes. Bright Harvest Sweet Potato manufactures and sells frozen sweet potatoes and value-added sweet potato products under the Bright Harvest brand name. It is the top processor of sweet potatoes in the US and supplies the USDA.) The company's offerings include center cut, candied patties, and mashed sweet potatoes, as well as sweet potato casserole. Bright Harvest was founded in 1967 in Clarksville, Arkansas. Its products were marketed under the Kim's, Chef Francisco, and Ore-Ida labels as part of the Heinz company until 1999, when CEO Don Kerr acquired the company through Kerr Industries.