Profile: Pinnacle Foods Inc (PF.N)
Pinnacle Foods Inc., incorporated on July 28, 2003, is a manufacturer, marketer and distributor of branded food products in North America. The Company operates through four segments: Frozen segment, the Grocery segment, the Boulder segment and the Specialty segment. The Company's products are sold through supermarkets, grocery wholesalers and distributors, mass merchandisers, super centers, convenience stores, dollar stores, drug stores and warehouse clubs in the United States and Canada, as well as in military channels and foodservice locations.
The Company offers Birds Eye brand in the frozen vegetables category. The Company's Birds Eye Voila! frozen bagged meals provide consumers with a complete meal, including protein, starch, and vegetables, that can be prepared in a skillet. The Company's Frozen segment also includes Hungry-Man frozen entrees, Van de Kamp's and Mrs. Paul's frozen prepared seafood, Aunt Jemima frozen breakfast products, Lender's frozen and refrigerated bagels and Celeste frozen pizza. The Frozen segment also includes the Company's business in Canada.
The Grocery segment consists of a portfolio of shelf-stable and refrigerated products, including a line of shelf-stable pickle products, primarily under the nationally distributed Vlasic brand, and the regional brands under the Milwaukee's and Wiejske Wyroby brands. The Company's Duncan Hines portfolio includes cake mixes, ready-to-serve frostings, brownie mixes, and cookie mixes. In addition to its traditional cake mix offerings, its cake mix portfolio also includes its offerings under the Duncan Hines Decadent and Duncan Hines Perfect Size brands. Its Smart Balance brand includes margarine/spreads. Its canned meat brands include Armour, Brooks and Nalley. It offers Wish-Bone and Western brands of shelf-stable salad dressings.
The Company offers a portfolio of gluten-free products under the Udi's and Glutino brands and natural frozen meals under its EVOL brand. The Boulder segment also includes all of the products under the Earth Balance brand, a plant-based refrigerated and shelf-stable portfolio, as well as the gardein plant-based protein brand.
The Specialty segment includes the Company's direct store delivery snacks portfolio, including Tim's Cascade, Hawaiian kettle style chips, Snyder of Berlin and Husman's. The Company also manufactures and distributes certain products, mainly in the frozen breakfast, gluten-free, frozen meat substitutes, canned meat, and pie and pastry fruit filling categories, through foodservice channels. The Specialty segment also includes its private label business, which manufactures and distributes products in the canned meat, shelf-stable pickles and frozen prepared seafood categories.
Pinnacle Foods Inc
399 Jefferson Rd
PARSIPPANY NJ 07054-3707
Company Web Links
- RPT-ANALYSIS-Hungry for growth, food makers seek new flavor of CEO
- ANALYSIS-Hungry for growth, food makers seek new flavor of CEO
- UPDATE 2-Activist Paulson beats drum for Premier Foods management change
- US STOCKS-Wall Street tumbles on renewed U.S.-China trade jitters
- Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions