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The Schwan Food Co. is a US-based food company. Founded by Marvin Schwan in 1952, The Schwan Food Co. is a private company. The head office for The Schwan Food Co. is located in Marshall, Minnesota, USA.

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Ben Cooper | 9 Mar 2010

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Emily Woon | 25 Aug 2005

Retail value sales of ready meals in the US slid 0.9% year-on-year to US$20.4bn in 2004. The decline was brought on by waning consumer interest in low-carbohydrate diets and many manufacturers found themselves having to deal with slow sales of the low-carb meal products. However, the ready meals sector is expected to recover from this setback, as Emily Woon, packaged food analyst at Euromonitor International, reports.


Food & Drink Business | 14 Oct 1999

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Dean Best | 25 Sep 2008

The economic downturn in the UK has seen consumers shun eating out for eating in and pizza has benefited. Goodfella's, the best-selling frozen pizza brand, has undergone a major relaunch in a bid to stave off growing competition in the sector. In this month's Just the Answer, Dean Best speaks to Goodfella's senior brand manager David Wilson about the brand's bid to stay ahead of the pack.

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Simon Harvey | 14 Sep 2017

US baby meal delivery startup Raised Real has received a US$5m cash injection from Schwan's Company and will use the funds to boost growth and expand national distribution by the end of the year.


Dean Best | 18 Aug 2017

US food giant Schwan's Company has invested in local business Tru Shrimp in a bid to grow in-land shrimp production.


Helen Arnold | 27 Jul 2017

US frozen food manufacturer Schwan's has expanded its presence in the pizza market with the acquisition of Better Baked Foods and Drayton Foods from NE Foods.


John Shepherd | 2 Jun 2017

US frozen foods business Schwan's Company has agreed to terms for the acquisition of local firm MaMa Rosa's Pizza from California-based private-equity house HGGC for an undisclosed sum.


Hannah Abdulla | 19 May 2016

Schwan Consumer Brands is targeting the better-for-you space with the launch of a new line of Freschetta pizza whose crust is made of preservative-free whole grains. 


Katy Askew | 1 Mar 2016

The Schwan Food Co. plans to source only cage-free eggs by the end of 2020. 


Hannah Abdulla | 23 Oct 2015

The UK debate over sugar intensified this week with Public Health England calling for a series of measures to reduce consumption. In the US, Campbell Soup Co. and The Schwan Food Co. both made pledges to simplify the ingredient panels in some of their products. In China, PepsiCo announced the opening of the first Quaker Oats plant in the country. Here is the week in quotes.


Hannah Abdulla | 23 Oct 2015

The UK debate over sugar intensified this week with Public Health England calling for a series of measures to reduce consumption. In the US, Campbell Soup Co. and The Schwan Food Co. both made pledges to simplify the ingredient panels in some of their products. In China, PepsiCo announced the opening of the first Quaker Oats plant in the country. Here is the week in quotes.


Katy Askew | 14 Jan 2015

The Schwan Food Co has appointed Robin Galloway to the post of EVP and chief financial officer.


Katy Askew | 18 Mar 2014

Schwan's Consumer Brands has introduced two varieties of Freschetta frozen gluten-free pizza: four cheese medley and signature pepperoni.


Katy Askew | 18 Mar 2014

Schwan's Consumer Brands has introduced two varieties of Freschetta frozen gluten-free pizza: four cheese medley and signature pepperoni.


Dean Best | 8 Oct 2013

US frozen food group The Schwan Food Co. has named former PepsiCo and Nestle executive Dimitrios Smyrnios as its new CEO.


Dean Best | 26 Sep 2013

Schwan Food Co. has announced CEO, president and COO Greg Flack is to leave the US frozen food giant.


Katie Smith | 29 Nov 2011

Schwan Food Co., the US frozen foods firm, has upgraded one of its facilities to meet growing demand, creating 65 jobs.


Katie Smith | 29 Nov 2011

Schwan Food Co., the US frozen foods firm, has upgraded one of its facilities to meet growing demand, creating 65 jobs.


Katie Smith | 26 Aug 2011

Food ingredients manufacturer, Macphie of Glenbervie has appointed Andrew Underwood to lead its sales and marketing operations.


Katie Smith | 26 Aug 2011

Food ingredients manufacturer, Macphie of Glenbervie has appointed Andrew Underwood to lead its sales and marketing operations.


just-food.com | 8 Mar 2011

Schwan's has expanded its Freschetta pizza range in the US with the introduction of two frozen pizza lines: Freschetta Simply...Inspired Pizzas and Freschetta By The Slice.


just-food.com | 8 Mar 2011

Schwan's has expanded its Freschetta pizza range in the US with the introduction of two frozen pizza lines: Freschetta Simply...Inspired Pizzas and Freschetta By The Slice.


just-food.com | 1 Oct 2010

Schwan Food Co., the US frozen foods firm, has launched a range of California-style pizzas in its domestic market.


just-food.com | 5 Mar 2010

US food regulators had a busy few days this week. They were forced to deal with the latest salmonella scare to hit the industry, while firing off a series of warning letters to manufacturers - including Nestle and Schwan's - over alleged misleading nutrition labels. The debate over how food is labelled also re-emerged in the UK, with the FSA's latest proposals for a hybrid scheme, which angered the country's retailers. On the retail front, the Co-operative Group received a sales boost in the UK, while over the English Channel, Casino acknowledged problems at home and Dutch giant Ahold eyed expansion.


just-food.com | 5 Mar 2010

US food regulators had a busy few days this week. They were forced to deal with the latest salmonella scare to hit the industry, while firing off a series of warning letters to manufacturers - including Nestle and Schwan's - over alleged misleading nutrition labels. The debate over how food is labelled also re-emerged in the UK, with the FSA's latest proposals for a hybrid scheme, which angered the country's retailers. On the retail front, the Co-operative Group received a sales boost in the UK, while over the English Channel, Casino acknowledged problems at home and Dutch giant Ahold eyed expansion.


just-food.com | 4 Mar 2010

Nestle and Diamond Foods have insisted they are “co-operating” with the US Food and Drug Administration after the regulator publicly attacked them – and 13 other food makers – over their use of “misleading” health claims.

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