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About Progressive Gourmet

Progressive Gourmet is a premium specialty food distributor offering hors d' oeuvres, entrees, desserts, breakfast, and break menu items all frozen foods. Progressive Gourmet is a Massachusetts-based manufacturer of frozen appetizers.

Progressive Gourmet Headquarter Location

330 Ballardvale Street

Wilmington, Massachusetts, 01887,

United States


Latest Progressive Gourmet News

Monogram adds to menu with new acquisition

Apr 12, 2016

Monogram Foods co-founders Wes Jackson and Karl Schledwitz Alan Howell | MBJ Memphis-based Monogram Foods is expanding its menu once again. The company has acquired Progressive Gourmet, a Massachusetts-based manufacturer of frozen appetizers. Monogram Foods co-founders Wes Jackson and Karl Schledwitz Alan Howell | MBJ The acquisition gives Monogram eight manufacturing facilities in seven states. “We will merge our Progressive Gourmet purchase with Monogram’s other frozen appetizer businesses based in Plover, Wisconsin, creating a comprehensively staffed division of 800 talented team members,” said Karl Schledwitz , chairman and CEO of Monogram. “With our strong and talented management support team, we will continue to optimize our customer-centric business with food processing best practices while implementing advanced capabilities to lead in the delivery of delicious products.” Wes Jackson , president of Monogram, said the company will expand Progressive Gourmet’s facilities in Massachusetts, immediately hiring between 100 and 150 new employees there. The expansion process will also touch other Monogram facilities in order to meet customer demand. Monogram’s customers include U.S. Foods, Marriott, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Wegman’s, Hannaford and Kroger . Financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed, but Monogram is expecting to see revenue increase to more than $600 million in 2016 through the purchase. Michael Sheffield covers bioscience and biotechnology; manufacturing; tourism and hospitality; and sports business. Contact him at . Related Content

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