Industry Today Volume 22 Issue 3

n addition to making the number one selling refrigerated salad dressing in the U.S. and Canada combined in 2018, and the number one so far in 2019 in the U.S. alone, Litehouse Foods is perhaps most proud of being a 100 percent family owned business. Though originally the family was that of found- er Ed Hawkins, beginning in 2006 Litehouse made the transition to a completely Employee- Owned Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) busi- ness. So the company tag line of “From Our Family to Yours” literally encompasses a family of employees wholly invested in making the best products available. Now these products not only include a vari- ety of more than 138 retail dressings, dips, I INDUSTRY TODAY 95 LITEHOUSE INC. | PROFILE