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For more than 160 years, the name Hood® has been synonymous with fresh, quality dairy products that taste great. Founded in 1846 in Charlestown, Massachusetts by Harvey Perley Hood, the company has since extended its New England roots, and today Hood is a national company distributing dairy products throughout the United States. In fact, HP Hood LLC is now one of the country’s largest branded dairy operators with 15 manufacturing plants throughout the United States. The company also maintains its own research and development operation, which supports the superior product quality and innovation that Hood customers have come to expect.

HP HOOD LLC HEADQUARTERS
Six Kimball Lane, Lynnfield, MA 01940
Tel. 617-887-3000 or 800-343-6592

ALWAYS GOOD. ALWAYS HOOD.
Hood branded lines of milk, cream, ice cream, cottage cheese and sour cream regularly rank among the top branded dairy products in New England. The Hood family of products also includes Simply Smart® Milks, and Calorie Countdown® low calorie dairy beverages. For more information about Hood’s portfolio of regional brands and product offerings, please visit our Family of Brands page. Hood also has national and super-regional franchise rights to process and sell extended-shelf-life products including LACTAID®, BAILEYS® Coffee Creamers, Fiber One™ Cottage Cheese, HERSHEY®'S Milk & Milkshakes and Almond Breeze® Almondmilk.

HP HOOD LLC ANNUAL SALES
Approximately $2 billion

HP HOOD LLC EMPLOYEESApproximately 3,000

MANAGEMENT (Alphabetical Order)
H. Scott Blake, Senior Vice President, Operations
Lynne Bohan, Vice President, Communications and Government Affairs
Theresa M. Bresten, Vice President, Treasurer
Gary R. Kaneb, Chief Financial Officer
Jeffrey J. Kaneb, Executive Vice President
John A. Kaneb, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
James A. Marcinelli, Vice President, Controller
Paul C. Nightingale, Senior Vice President, General Counsel
Christopher S. Ross, Vice President, Marketing
Jane Seitz, Vice President, Human Resources
Mike J. Suever, Senior Vice President, R&D, Engineering and Procurement
Francis V. Torgerson, Vice President, Operations Services
James F. Walsh, Executive Vice President, Sales

PRODUCT CATEGORIES
Hood produces a variety of branded, private label, licensed, and franchise products including milk, cultured foods, citrus, extended-shelf-life dairy, frozen desserts, non-dairy and specialty and high protein drinks.

CUSTOMER PROFILE

Chains and independent retailers, convenience stores and foodservice channels.

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