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SER!OUS BEAN CO Revolutionizes Canned Beans with Bold Flavors, Natural Ingredients

Meijer, Other Retailers Launch Multiple Varieties, including Dr Pepper®-Flavored Beans   Manitowoc, Wis. (September 10, 2018) – SER!OUS BEAN CO excites consumers and retailers alike with its flavorful twists on traditional baked beans.  Each flavor is crafted with the highest quality natural ingredients and the best beans from America’s Heartland. New this month, several regional read the rest…

Lakeside Foods Breaks Ground on Facility Expansion

$40 million investment will expand frozen vegetable packaging capacity, add skilled jobs. Manitowoc, Wis. (July 19, 2018) – Lakeside Foods, Inc. broke ground Wednesday on a 100,000-square-foot addition to its Manitowoc packaging facility, joined by city officials and economic development representatives. The $40 million project will expand the facility’s frozen warehouse and refrigerated packaging space read the rest…

Lakeside Foods Inc. Acquires Riverside Foods

Manitowoc, Wis. (April 6, 2018) — Lakeside Foods, Inc. today announced that it has acquired Riverside Foods, an innovator in frozen appetizers and seafood. As part of the agreement, Riverside Foods will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Lakeside Foods. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Riverside, based in Two Rivers, WI, is a read the rest…

Packaging Facility Expansion

Lakeside Foods, Inc. has announced its intent to invest over $40 million in the expansion of its current packaging facility located at 1601 S. 30th Street, Manitowoc. The planned expansion would include a 100,000 sq. ft. addition. The new space would consist of an expanded frozen warehouse and increased refrigerated packaging space for its operations. read the rest…

130th Anniversary

It’s our 130th anniversary! We wish to thank our customers who stopped by and helped us celebrate our 130th anniversary celebration at the PLMA trade show in Rosemont, IL! It is an amazing milestone for a family-owned company.

Private Label Purchase Habits

Chicago-based CPG market research company IRI just released a study showing consumers still turning to private label products in a stable economy. Two-thirds of consumers plan to purchase private label more frequently in the coming six months. Among Millennials and lower-earning shoppers, three-quarters expect to buy more private label solutions during that time frame. The read the rest…

Stepping Up For Texas

With catastrophic Hurricane Harvey’s deadly assault leaving Texas continuing to deal with its aftermath, Manitowoc, Wisconsin-based Lakeside Foods is joining the hundreds of organizations, governments and individuals who are responding to the epic disaster to help those who have been affected by the widespread destruction. Lakeside Foods, is donating canned vegetables that the company produced read the rest…

New Director Appointed to Board

A new director was appointed to the Board of Lakeside Foods: Peter Deschler. Peter is a retired partner of the Milwaukee based firm of Michael Best & Friedrich, LLP. He has worked with Lakeside Foods for many years advising the Board and management on a variety of topics. He has also served as our legal read the rest…