Bellisio Foods Today

Centre Partners

2011

Centre Partners

Twenty-seven members of management partnered with Centre Partners in December to acquire Bellisio Foods, Inc. A longstanding and leading middle market private equity firm, Centre Partners specializes in control investments in North American-based businesses, primarily in the consumer, healthcare, and business services industries. They partner with experienced management teams who are passionate about their businesses, have meaningful economic stakes in their companies, and with whom they share a common vision for future growth. Centre Partners' culture is built upon collaboration and integrity and they have earned a reputation as a trusted partner for management teams.

Centre Partners

Adding On

2013

Adding On

The momentum continued for Bellisio Foods as we set ambitious expansion goals and proudly experienced a busy year of growth.

We acquired Overhill Farms, joining forces with a Los Angeles based leading manufacturer of frozen entrees and protein products.

We added Boston Market to our brand portfolio with the exclusive license to manufacture, market, and sell the Boston Market brand of frozen food products.

We purchased Austin Packaging Company, a Minnesota-based food production facility, with plans to continue to expand our presence in the frozen foods market.

Chili's at Home

2014

Chili's at Home

Bellisio Foods has collaborated with Chili’s® Grill & Bar to bring a line of frozen single-serve entrées and multi-serve meals under the Chili’s® licensed brand to the frozen food category. Bellisio Foods’ Research & Development and Chili’s® Culinary Team teamed up to develop the bold, southwestern flavor profiles for the new frozen food line.

Looking Ahead

2014

Looking Ahead

Jeno’s entrepreneurial journey and his many ventures led to the success of today’s Bellisio Foods. We have steadily grown by focusing on quality and convenience for our customers, and service and innovation for our partners, and you’ll find our food in restaurants and retailers worldwide. We've got big things planned for 2014 and beyond, and we're looking forward to sharing exciting news throughout the year. As food trends and technology continue to evolve, we will continue to create innovative and tasty products. Because we think that simplifying everyday life with delicious and convenient food is beautiful.