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Company Overview of Sargento Foods Inc.

Company Overview

Sargento Foods Inc. produces and markets cheeses. It offers shredded and sliced cheeses, balanced breaks, snacks, snack bites, and other varieties. Sargento Foods Inc. was formerly known as Sargento Cheese Company, Inc. and changed its name to Sargento Foods Inc. in July 1994. The company was founded in 1953 and is based in Plymouth, Wisconsin.

One Persnickety Place

Plymouth, WI 53073

United States

Founded in 1953





Key Executives for Sargento Foods Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Chief Operations Officer and Executive Vice President
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Vice President of Information Technology
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Sargento Foods Inc. Key Developments

Sargento Foods Inc. Introduces New Snack Bites™ Cheese Snacks

Sargento Foods Inc. is introducing a new way to snack with Snack Bites™ cheese snacks, the company's latest product for consumers looking to add bold flavor to their snacking routine. Snack Bites™ cheese snacks are small sticks of natural cheese that pack big flavor into little bites with fewer than 20 calories per stick. The new snacks are available in dairy aisles nationwide. Snack Bites™ cheese snacks feature four new bold, delicious flavors, such as Savory Garlic and Herb Jack, a deliciously buttery cheese that combines savory garlic and herb with creamy Monterey Jack; Wisconsin Sharp Cheddar, a bold and brazen Cheddar that's anything but mild; Colby-Pepper Jack, where Colby and Monterey Jack cheeses are mixed with habanero and jalapeno peppers for a tasty kick; and Chipotle BBQ Cheddar, where smoky BBQ meets mild Cheddar for big, bold flavor.

Sargento Foods Inc. Adds 60,000 Square Feet to Production Facility in Hilbert

Sargento Foods Inc. said that it is adding 60,000 square feet to its production facility in Hilbert and will more than double employment at the plant. Construction will begin during the fourth quarter of 2015 with occupancy expected by late 2016. Sargento Foods also operates production facilities in Plymouth and Kiel and a technical center in Elkhart Lake. Work to expand both the Kiel and Elkhart Lake facilities began earlier this year.

Sargento Foods Expands Wholesome Snacking with New Balanced Breaks

Sargento Foods Inc. launced new Balanced Breaks™. Balanced Breaks combine creamy bites of natural cheese, crunchy roasted nuts and sweet dried fruits to create a wholesome snack. The delicious mix will hit the dairy aisle in April 2015. Each Balanced Breaks snack features fresh-tasting ingredients with 7 grams of protein and 170-190 calories. The portable, individual-sized snack allows people to keep their nutritious-eating plans on track throughout the day. Balanced Breaks will be available in four delicious varieties: Natural White Cheddar Cheese, sea-salted almonds and dried cranberries; Natural Sharp Cheddar Cheese, sea-salted cashews and cherry-infused cranberries; Natural Pepper Jack Cheese, honey roasted peanuts and raisins; Natural Sharp White Cheddar Cheese, sea-salted cashews and golden raisin medley.

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