FREMONT, OHIO: November 1, 2017: The Fremont Company, producers of Frank’s Kraut and Mississippi BBQ Sauce, has just hired Mary Bellerose as director of quality assurance, to oversee quality optimization at all three Ohio plants: Fremont, Rockford, and Willoughby.

Bellerose has held several positions within the food industry including the management of High Risk Ready to Eat USDA products, bakery and seafood processing, and has consulted in the areas of GFSI certification, manufacturing optimization and FSMA compliance. Additionally, she has worked in thermal processing, natural and organic brands, marinated salads processing and high-speed bottling.

She will be responsible for Quality Assurance across all Fremont plants, interact with customers, represent the company on matters of quality, and be involved in plant expansion planning projects, as well as integrating three completely different processing plants into one quality scheme.

Bellerose holds degrees in food science, quality, business management and culinary arts.

About The Fremont Company
The Fremont Company is a 112-year-old consumer food products company, headquartered in Fremont, OH. The Fremont Company manufactures, markets, and distributes store brand and branded food products to customers worldwide, including private brand ketchup, Frank’s Sauerkraut and Mississippi BBQ Sauce.