Take a look back over the last 70 years of our business…
Company founded as M & S Milk Specialties (McDonald & Scott). Start of the Dairy Ingredient Division.
Tom Gaskins buys the company. Name changed to Crest Foods Co., Inc.
Partnership of Jay Meiners, Dick Moeller, Bert Kemp and Ray Sailer buy the company.
First toll charge packaging business. Start of the Contract Packaging Division.
Brown Street Contract Packaging facility completed.
First turn-key private label product. Start of the Consumer Products Division.
Brown Street Dairy Ingredient facility completed.
Jay Meiners passes. Family ownership continues with Steve, Jeff and Mike Meiners.
120 acres purchased for expansion two miles west of Ashton, IL.
First 170,000 sq. ft. warehouse facility built (Crest West).
Major R&D lab renovations.
Office complex, Contract Packaging QC testing labs completed.
R&D lab expansion and pilot plant completed.
Contract Packaging Mix Facility completed.
Warehouse expansion and Production Facility West completed.
Warehouse expansion and Machine Shop completed.
Consumer Products Lab completed.
Dairy Ingredient Warehouse completed.
Third generation joins the corporate Board of Directors and shares in company ownership.
Principal owners continue to lead the company with no plan to retire in the near future.