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A young company with deep roots

Our story began in 2009 with the belief that food manufacturing was ripe for innovation. We blended the speed, flexibility, and innovation of a startup with the scale, depth, and quality of a world-class manufacturer.

The result is Hearthside. A deeply trusted, agile, world-class contract manufacturer — and one of the fastest growing companies in the food industry.

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Solutions

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Our journey to become your most trusted partner

2009

Four bakeries

Hearthside’s humble beginnings originate with four manufacturing locations in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

2010

Initial expansion

A larger capacity for growth leads Hearthside to acquire Consolidated Biscuit Company and Golden Temple.

2011

Initial expansion

A larger capacity for growth leads Hearthside to acquire Consolidated Biscuit Company and Golden Temple.

2012

Contract packaging

More expansion. Manufacturing and packaging grows to 18 locations in seven states.

2013

Granola source

Hearthside introduces a granola production facility to ensure supply for energy bar and granola products.

2014

Raising the bar

Hearthside exceeds $1B in sales, as more brands trust the company with their energy bar business.

2015

European & US expansion

Three EU bar locations added, plus another US nutritional bar plant. Hearthside is now a 23-facility network.

2016

R&D doubles

Midwest bakery is added, along with new investments in R&D, innovation, and production infrastructure.

2017

Bar business growth

SFFGI facility is added to the network. R&D resources again double, commercializing 836 products in one year.

2018

Greencore acquired

Hearthside acquires Greencore USA, adding USDA fresh and frozen capabilities while also expanding the production network in the US and Europe.

Hearthside is modern manufacturing

Trust. Speed. Scale. Quality. Flexibility. Safety. Sustainability. Committed to continuous improvement.

Exceeding standards – and expectations.
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Infinite formulations and formats

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