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Who We Are

From People To Products To Partners, Our Team Is Dedicated To Inspiring And Creating Extraordinary Solutions Tailored To You.

The Ventura Foods Journey

1996

Ventura Foods was formed as a privately held joint venture between Mitsui & Co., and CHS, Inc. following the merger of Wilsey Foods and Holsum Foods.

2005

Marie’s Dressings and Dean’s Dips join the portfolio

2008

Ventura Foods opens its Ontario, California manufacturing plant and production begins.

2009

Chris Furman is appointed President and CEO

2012

Ventura Foods expands its Chambersburg, PA plant, adding 115,000 square feet and state-of-the-art production capacity.

2014

Ventura Foods expands operations through a strategic agreement with Oleo-Fats in the Philippines and opens International offices in Mexico and Singapore

2016

Ventura Foods acquires the Dressings, Sauces and Mayonnaise business of Cargill, including a manufacturing facility in Port St. Lucie, Florida.

Ventura Foods Canada launches following the acquisition of the sauces and condiments business of Wing’s Foods. Ventura Foods Canada includes manufacturing facilities in Toronto and Edmonton.

2018

Ventura Foods opens a new innovation Center in Brea, CA with a fully equipped commercial kitchen, product development lab, sensory testing space and conference facility.

2020

Ventura Foods expands operations in Mexico through a strategic agreement with Groupo Altex.

The Way Extraordinary Is Made

Many extraordinary relationships are sparked by extraordinary food—from first dates to celebrations to family dinners. We see our relationship with you the same way. With a broad portfolio to meet the needs of customers and consumers in more than 60 countries around the world, and people dedicated to knowing what makes you different, we can be the kind of “can-do” partner that inspires engaging new ideas and innovations that allow us to accomplish great things together.

Building the Best Possible Solutions Through a Mix of Product Options

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Exclusive Products
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Ready-To-Go Solutions
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Consumer-Loved Brands

Deep Expertise In A Portfolio of Categories

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Culinary Bases
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Mayonnaises
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Sauces & Marinades
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Dressings & Dips
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Margarines, Spreads & Butter Blends
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Shortenings & Oils

Experts And Unique Resources For Value-Added Services

Food Innovation

Research & Product Development

Solutions Insights

Culinary Solutions

Risk Management

Digital & eCommerce Content

Inspiration and Resources That Help You Innovate

Restaurant Expertise

As a food company that makes dressings and sauces for 70 of the top 100 restaurant chains, we know that restaurants are where many food trends begin. Our extensive restaurant expertise gives us insights that leads to culinary inspirations.
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Innovation Team & Approach

Our cross-functional team of 80+ experts, offering services in Strategic Insights, Culinary Solutions, Product Development, and Marketing recognize that every customer is different. Beginning with what sets you apart allows our Innovation Team to develop tailored solutions for you.
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Operational Capabilities At Scale

If we can dream it, we can make it. Our manufacturing footprint and processes allow us to commercialize products efficiently with the expertise and ability to scale-up production at bench quality, and our 12 U.S. and two Canadian plants provide a variety of product and packaging options to fit your applications.
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Leading by Expertise

We pride ourselves on our world-class CPG and food manufacturing expertise.

Meet The Culinary Team

Culinary Expertise

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Operational Expertise

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International Experties

International Expertise

Our Worldwide Presence

Our Respectful Workplace

What gives us our Edge? Our incredible team, nearly 4,000 strong, supports, celebrates, and pushes one another to reach higher every day.

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Integrity
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Customer Focus
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Teamwork
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Personal Ownership