Monogram Foods Named to Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Private Companies: Company Makes Prestigious List for Eighth Consecutive Year

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– Company Makes Prestigious List for Eighth Consecutive Year –

Memphis, TN – (August 22, 2016) – Monogram Foods, a leading manufacturer and marketer of high-quality meat snacks and other food products, today announced that for the eighth consecutive year, the company has been named to the Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies List.

Monogram Foods’ 2015 revenues were $420 million, which represented a 30% growth over 2014 revenue and a 42% compounded annual revenue growth rate since 2005, the first full year of business for Monogram.

“We are honored and extremely excited to be included on the Inc. 5000 list for an astonishing eighth straight year,” stated Karl Schledwitz, Chairman and CEO of Monogram Foods. “Since our inception, we have focused on being a growth company, and it is wonderful to see that we are reaching our goals through record growth and job creation. We attribute this honor to our excellent team members.”

Monogram Foods’ growth has been enabled by facility expansions at all of the company’s plants. Since January 1, 2014, Monogram Foods has invested over $100 million in plant expansions and upgrades across all Monogram Foods locations, creating over ¬¬800 new jobs.

Monogram Foods also announced in April that it had acquired Progressive Gourmet in Boston, Mass., an upscale appetizers company specializing in small bites foods, baked goods, hors d’oeuvres and sandwiches.

About Monogram Foods: Founded in 2004 with the purchase of King Cotton and Circle B brand meats from Sara Lee Corporation, Monogram Foods is headquartered in Memphis, Tenn. and manufactures and markets top-quality food products. Among these are a full range of meat snacks, corn dogs, pre-cooked bacon, smoked sausage, appetizers, sandwiches, pet treats and other value-added meats. Monogram Foods’ brands include Wild Bill’s, O’Brien’s, Trail’s Best, Hannah’s, Bull’s and licensed brands Bass Pro Shop’s Uncle Buck’s, Johnsonville, Butterball and Team Realtree. Monogram Foods is a major co-packer and private label provider for strategic partners throughout the nation. Monogram Foods operates facilities in Virginia, Minnesota, Indiana, Texas, Iowa, Wisconsin and Massachusetts.

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