Del Monte Foods Co.    



1 Market at The Landmark

San Francisco, CA 94105-1596

United States

(415) 247-3000

Company description

The predecessor of Del Monte Foods Company was originally incorporated in 1916, and was publically traded until its acquisition by RJR Nabisco Inc. in 1979. The current company was incorporated in Maryland in 1989. In February 1999, it again became a publicly traded company listed on the New York Stock Exchange. A manufacturer of foods including Del Monte, StarKist, and Contadina brands, and pet products including Meow Mix and Milk-Bone brands, the Del Monte Foods Company primarily sells its goods in the U.S. retail grocery market. As of May 3, 2009, their principal facilities consisted of 17 production facilities and 10 distribution centers in the United States as well as operating facilities in Mexico and Venezuela. In 1997, the company acquired the rights to the Contadina brand from Nestle USA Inc. In 1998, it acquired the rights to the Del Monte brand in South America from Nabisco Inc. as well as Nabisco's processed vegetable and tomato business in Venezuela. In 2000, it acquired the rights to the SunFresh brand from UniMark Group Inc. and in 2001, the rights to the S and W brand. In 2006, it acquired Meow Mix Holdings Inc. as well as the rights to the Milk-Bone brand.

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What's Next for Boards? Coping with the 'Instant of Everything'
Directors & Boards; December 22, 2016; 700+ words
...and Regus PLC, and is a trustee of Drexel University. She formerly served as a director of AXA Financial Inc., Del Monte Foods Co., Royal Dutch Shell PLC, Pactiv Corp., Hunt Corp. and Walter Energy Inc.
Rural/Metro II: Additional Lessons for Financial Advisors, Directors and Counsel in M&A Transactions and Related Litigation
Mondaq Business Briefing; October 21, 2014; 700+ words
...interested conduct deemed detrimental to their clients. Rural, In re El Paso Corp. Shareholder Litigation, In re Del Monte Foods Co. Shareholder Litigation, and other decisions have criticized the conduct of financial advisors who appeared to...
Business Roundup: Treehouse Foods Acquires Ontario Company; Gauge of Economy Up for 3rd Consecutive Month; More
Tribune-Review/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review; April 22, 2014; 574 words
...based Treehouse owns a former H.J. Heinz Co. manufacturing plant in the North Side, which it acquired from Del Monte Foods Co. in 2006.USDA establishes investment programThe Department of Agriculture announced on Monday a $150 million...
Form 8-K: Zynga Files Current Report
US Fed News Service, Including US State News; April 11, 2014; 700+ words
...strategy, financial planning & analysis (FP&A), and treasury departments. He held several leadership roles at Del Monte Foods Co., a food production and distribution company, from February 2004 to November 2012, including Senior Vice President...
Delaware Court Holds Investment Banker Liable for Aiding and Abetting Buyout Target Board's Breach of Fiduciary Duty
Mondaq Business Briefing; March 26, 2014; 531 words Atheros Commc'ns S'holder Litig., No. 6124-VCN, 2011 WL 864928 (Del. Ch. March 4, 2011); In re Del Monte Foods Co. S'holder Litig., 25 A.3d 813, 830-31 (Del. Ch. 2011). The content of this article is intended to...
Delaware Update: Chancery Court Continues Its Scrutiny of Investment Banks' Behavior
Mondaq Business Briefing; March 25, 2014; 700+ words
...including Del Monte and El Paso, in which investment banks have been criticized for alleged conflicts. In re Del Monte Foods Co. S'holders Litig., 25 A.3d 813 (Del. Ch. 2011); In re El Paso Corp. S'holder Litig., 41 A.3d...
Financial Advisor Found Liable for Aiding and Abetting Director Breaches of Fiduciary Duties in Connection with Cash-Out Merger
Mondaq Business Briefing; March 17, 2014; 700+ words
...recent cases, such as In re El Paso Corp. S'holder Litig., 41 A.3d 432, 439 (Del. Ch. 2012) and In re Del Monte Foods Co. S'holders Litig., 25 A.3d 813, 830-31 (Del. Ch. 2011), directors must provide active and direct...
M&A Update: The "Gatekeepers": Delaware Court Holds Conflicted Financial Advisor Liable for Aiding and Abetting Breach of Fiduciary Duty
Mondaq Business Briefing; March 14, 2014; 700+ words
...without a complete picture on which to base decisions. Vice Chancellor Laster had made a similar finding in In re Del Monte Foods Co. Shareholders Litigation, when he criticized a sell-side advisor for failing to disclose its interest in buy...

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Industry information

NAICS codes 
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes are used to classify businesses for the purpose of collecting statistical data related to the U.S. economy. NAICS codes have been assigned to international companies to help organize all companies by type of activity.  

Primary: 311421 - Fruit and Vegetable Canning

311111 - Dog and Cat Food Manufacturing

311711 - Seafood Canning


SIC codes 
Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) codes classify establishments by their primary type of activity. SIC codes are a U.S. Census Bureau system but can apply to international companies.  

Primary: 2033 - Canned Fruits, Vegetables, Preserves, Jams, and Jellies industry report

2047 - Dog and Cat Food industry report

2091 - Canned and Cured Fish and Seafoods industry report