August 26, 2013 — Downers Grove IL — Hearthside has been ranked as one of the fastest growing companies in the US in the The 2013 Inc. 500 / 5000 List of fastest growing companies. Ranked at #1284 overall, Hearthside is also the largest and fastest growing contract manufacturer in the food industry, and a fastest growing food company, based on the data in the Inc 500 / 5000 tables.
The Inc 500 / 5000 List, published by Inc. Magazine, has ranked America’s fastest growing private companies since 1982. Inc Magazine has been continuously published since 1979 and is focused on fast growing companies in all sectors and industries.
2013 is the first year Hearthside was eligible for the Inc 500 / 5000 list which requires three years of annual sales to qualify. Hearthside also ranks as a fastest growing food company overall and one of the largest food companies on the list for 2013.