At Welch’s, we love Concord grapes. In fact, we’re here because of them. It was 1869 when Dr. Thomas Bramwell Welch had the idea to turn Concord grapes into juice instead of wine. We’ve been doing it ever since.
Today, Welch’s farmers grow Concord grapes much like they were grown in Dr. Welch’s time. Some of our farmers have grape vines that have been growing for nearly that long. More than 900 Welch’s farmer families are united by their passion for growing Concord grapes. Why is this little grape so special? The reasons are too many to count, but if we had to pick a few: