Schwan´s Consumer Brands: Wins «Best of Class» Award

Minneapolis / MN. (prn) The Schwan Food Company is a multibillion-dollar private company with approximately 22.000 employees worldwide. Based out of Marshall, Minnesota, the company sells fine frozen foods on its traditional delivery trucks, in grocery-store freezers, online and in the foodservice industry. Through the operations of its business units, Schwan products have a solid presence in roughly 50 countries.

Schwan´s Consumer Brands North America Inc., with own words international leader in the frozen foods industry and the largest global producer of frozen pizza, now announces to be the recipient of the 2007 Category Leadership Award for «Best of Class» by Frozen Food Age, an industry-leading trade publication. The award recognizes leadership in category sales, and increases in category profits and consumer traffic in grocery retail stores.

This is the second time in the nine years of the award program´s history that Schwan´s North America has won the pizza category award. «We are honoured to receive this prestigious award and are thankful for our customer partners and the way the organization came together as a team to reinvigorate growth within the pizza category», said Mark Jansen, Schwan´s vice president of marketing and product strategy in North America.

Based in Bloomington, Minnesota, Schwan´s Consumer Brands employs more than 2,600 people and has manufactured, marketed and distributed premium frozen foods since 1970. As the retail grocery business unit of The Schwan Food Company, the Consumer Brands division offers trusted brands that are represented in more than 50.000 retail outlets across the United States. To learn more about Schwan´s Consumer Brands North America Inc. and Schwan Food Company, visit