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Sargento Foods Brings Big Flavor in a Little Bite with New Snack Bites™ Cheese Snacks

Sargento Foods is introducing a delicious 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.

Sargento Foods Welcomes Two New Hires in the Consumer Products Division

Sargento Foods Inc. announces Jane Bullinger has accepted the role of Vice President of Sales and Jeremy Schellin has joined as Senior Manager of New Platform Development in the Consumer Products Division. 

Sargento Foods Introduces Sweet Balanced Breaks® Snacks

Sargento Foods is giving cheese lovers a balanced way to satisfy their sweet tooth with the release of Sweet Balanced Breaks® Snacks. This new product combines the savory flavors of creamy, natural cheese with sweet ingredients like dried fruits and dark chocolate.

Amy Ham Accepts Category Insights Manager Role at Sargento Foods

Sargento Foods Inc. announces Amy Ham has accepted the position of Category Insights Manager.

Sargento Foods Announces New Roles for Erin Price and Chris McCarthy, Welcomes Ryan Hemsing

Sargento Foods Inc. announces that Erin Price has been promoted to Senior Director of Strategic Planning, Chris McCarthy has been assigned the role of Director of Integrated Marketing Communications, and Ryan Hemsing has joined the Sargento team as Director of Marketing.

Sargento Foods Announces Retirement of Longtime Employee Dorothy Farrell

Sargento Foods Inc. announces that longtime employee and Demand Planning Director Dorothy Farrell plans to retire in January. 

Holly Baumgart Joins Sargento Foods as Vice President of Information Technology

Sargento Foods Inc. welcomes Holly Baumgart as Vice President – Information Technology. 

Reed Damon Accepts Role as Director of Marketing at Sargento Foods

Sargento Foods Inc. welcomes Reed Damon as Director of Marketing – Core Business in the Consumer Products Division. 

Chief Financial Officer George Hoff to Retire From Sargento Foods

Sargento Foods Inc. announces that Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer George Hoff plans to retire at the end of 2016. Jeremy Behler has been promoted to fill this role, starting immediately.

Sargento Foods Promotes Four Members of the Consumer Products Division Sales Team

Sargento Foods Inc. announces four promotions within the Consumer Products Division. Kevin Garcia has been promoted to National Customer Business Manager, Greg Miller has been promoted to Director of Sales for Walmart, Dexter Russell has been promoted to Director of Sales for Kroger and Josh Cox has been promoted to Category Insights Manager supporting the strategic channels team.

Jon Bastian Accepts National Account Sales Manager Role at Sargento Foods

Sargento Foods Inc. welcomes Jon Bastian as a National Account Sales Manager in the Sales Division. 

Sargento Foods Unveils Two New Flavors of Fan-Favorite Balanced Breaks®

Sargento Foods is giving consumers new reasons to enjoy snacking with the release of two additional Balanced Breaks® snack varieties featuring unique ingredients.

Bill Bartnik Named Vice President of Manufacturing at Sargento Foods

Sargento Foods Inc. announces William (Bill) Bartnik has been promoted to Vice President of Manufacturing in the Operations Division. 

Sargento Foods Welcomes Two New Hires to the Consumer Products Division

Sargento Foods Inc. announces two recent additions to the Consumer Products Division. Cami Schenck has joined the company as Senior Digital Marketing Manager and Phill Murphy has joined as Category Insights Manager.

Sargento Chef Ulrich Koberstein Brings the Heat for Cinco de Mayo With Special TV Appearance

A member of the Sargento Foods family is lending his expertise to the judging panel of Food Network’s Chopped.

Heather Harwood Accepts Senior Shopper Insights Manager Role at Sargento Foods

Sargento Foods Inc. announces Heather Harwood has accepted the position of Senior Shopper Insights Manager in the Consumer Products Division. 

Changes in Minneapolis Division Position Sargento Foods for Success

Sargento Foods Inc. announces staffing changes and expanded responsibilities within its Minneapolis team that help the company better serve customers and achieve strategic objectives. 

Sargento Foods Welcomes Three New Hires to the Consumer Products Division

Sargento Foods Inc. announces three recent additions to the Consumer Products Division. Christina Becht has joined the company as National Customer Business Manager, West, John Stanwood has joined as Senior Marketing Manager of Alternate Channels and Matthew (Matt) Brisley has joined as a Customer Merchandising Manager.

Sargento Employees Recognized for Supporting National Guard Co-Worker

Two members of the Sargento family earned the national Patriot Award for supporting a fellow employee as he transitioned back from the battlefield to the workplace.

Lynn Webb Accepts National Account Sales Manager Role at Sargento Foods

Sargento Foods Inc. announces Lynn Webb has accepted the position of National Account Sales Manager. She was previously National Customer Business Manager in the Consumer Products Division, a position she’s held since joining Sargento Foods in September 2013.

Sargento Foods Welcomes Lauren Farr and Erin Johnson

Sargento Foods Inc. announces Lauren Farr has joined the company as a Sales Analyst, while Erin Johnson has joined as Customer Business Manager in the Consumer Products Division.

Sargento Foods Welcomes Brian Ginn to the Consumer Products Division

Sargento Foods Inc. announces Brian Ginn has joined the Consumer Products Division as Sales Team Leader, West. He will report to Steve Abrahamian, Senior Director of Sales.

Sargento Foods Promotes 6 Members of the Engineering Department

Sargento Foods Inc. announces the promotion of six members of its Engineering Department, led by Vice President of Engineering Karl L. Linck. 

Sargento Foods to Expand Production Facility in Hilbert, Wisconsin

Sargento Foods CEO Louie Gentine announced today the company is planning a major expansion of 60,000 square feet adjacent to its Hilbert, Wisconsin facility. 

Sargento Foods Welcomes Cindy Mattingly to the Consumer Products Division

Sargento Foods Inc. announces Cindy Mattingly has joined the Consumer Products Division Marketing team as a Customer Shopper Marketing Manager. 

Sargento Foods Welcomes Heather Nikkel to the Consumer Products Division

Sargento Foods Inc. announces Heather Nikkel has joined the Consumer Products Division as a Trade Planning Analyst. 

Sargento Foods Welcomes Gerald Cox to Consumer Products Division

Sargento Foods Inc. announces Gerald Cox has joined the Consumer Products Division as Consumer Insights Manager. 

Sargento Foods Welcomes Three New Hires in the Consumer Products Division

Sargento Foods Inc. announces three recent additions to its Consumer Products Division.

Sargento Foods Announces New Food Service and Ingredient Division

Sargento Foods Inc. announced today it will combine its Food Service and Food Ingredients Divisions to form the new Food Service and Ingredient Division.

Sargento Foods to Expand Elkhart Lake Technical Center

PLYMOUTH, Wis. – March 11, 2015 – Sargento Foods CEO Louie Gentine announced today that the company is finalizing building design and is moving into the construction phase for a major expansion to its existing technical center in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin.

Sargento Foods Welcomes Jennie Nelson to Accounting Group

PLYMOUTH, Wis. – Mar. 4, 2015 – Sargento Foods Inc. announces the hiring of Jennie Nelson as Senior Financial Analyst within the Strategic Analysis Accounting Group.

"Jennie has a track record of success in the financial area,” said Louie Gentine, CEO at Sargento Foods. “Our team will benefit from Jennie’s experience, and we look forward to welcoming her to the Sargento family."

Sargento Foods Announces Two Staffing Updates within the Sales Team

PLYMOUTH, Wis. – Feb. 9, 2015 – Sargento Foods Inc. announces one promotion and one new hire within the Consumer Products Division sales team. Wade Zoroya has been promoted to National Account Sales Manager as part of the Kroger Sales Team, and Ryan Lane has accepted the position of Regional Merchandising Manager in the Sargento Foods Sales Department.

Phil Delpierre Named Vice President of R&D

PLYMOUTH, Wis. – Feb. 2, 2015 – Sargento Foods Inc. announces the promotion of Phil Delpierre to Vice President of Research and Development.

"Phil has demonstrated time and time again that he knows how to get things done and work collaboratively," said Louie Gentine, CEO at Sargento Foods. "I am confident he will do a terrific job as an officer of Sargento."

Sargento Foods to Expand Kiel Facility

PLYMOUTH, Wis. – Jan. 27, 2015 – Sargento Foods CEO Louie Gentine announced today that the company is contemplating its third major expansion of 80,000 square feet to its existing production facility in Kiel, Wisconsin.

Sargento Foods Announces Two Staffing Updates in the Consumer Products Division

PLYMOUTH, Wis. – Jan. 12, 2015 – Sargento Foods Inc. announces two changes within the Consumer Products Division’s Marketing Department. Stuart Manning has been promoted to Marketing Manager of Snacks, and Steven (Steve) Strubbe has joined the team as Senior Marketing Manager of Shredded Cheese.

Sargento Foods Welcomes Two New Hires in Sales, One in Engineering

PLYMOUTH, Wis. – Jan. 12, 2015 – Sargento Foods Inc. announces three recent additions to its sales and engineering teams. Kevin Garcia joined as a Customer Business Manager, while Emily Kapszukiewicz accepted the position of National Category Insights Manager both within the Consumer Products Division. Alexander (Alec) Bartolai was hired as Sustainability Program Manager in the Engineering Department.

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Sargento Foods Inc.
920.892.3530
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