Sara Lee Corp.    



3500 Lacey Rd.

Downers Grove, IL 60515-5422

United States

(630) 598-6000

Company description

Sara Lee Corp. was incorporated in Baltimore, Md. in 1939, as the C.D. Kenny Company, and adopted its current name in 1985. It trades on the Chicago Stock Exchange, the New York Stock Exchange and the Stock Exchange (London). Sara Lee is a global manufacturer and marketer of high-quality, brand-name products for consumers throughout the world focused primarily on the meats, baking, beverage and household products categories. The company's six business segments include: North American retail meats, North American retail bakery, foodservice, international beverage, international bakery and household and body care. Headquartered in Downers Grove, Ill., Sara Lee operates more than 270 food processing and consumer product manufacturing plants, warehouses and distribution facilities. The company considers major mass retailers and supermarket chains in both the United States and Europe to be significant customers across one or more business segments. Among Sara Lee's major brands are Hillshire Farm, Ball Park, Jimmy Dean, Sara Lee, Bryan, State Fair, Kahn's, Earth Grains, Colonial, Rainbo, Holsum, IronKids, Mother's, Sunbeam, Sun-Maid, Healthy Choice and Heiner's.

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News and information about Sara Lee Corp.

North Side land sale sweetens the deal for Vienna Beef, Burke law client
Chicago Sun-Times; February 22, 2018; 700+ words
...refund of $135,602 of property taxes Vienna had paid when it bought the factory at 1000 W. Pershing Rd., where Sara Lee Corp. used to make Best’s kosher hot dogs.Although it has shifted its factory to the South Side, Vienna Beef still...
Popular Ale and Arty Beer Festival Is Set to Make a Return Next Month
Bexhill Observer (Bexhill, England); February 19, 2018; 473 words
...proceeds will do local charitable causes no end of good. For example last year [pounds sterling]7,000 was raised for the Sara Lee Trust. "If you are local business person why not sponsor a barrel or advertise your business in the Festival programme which...
Ald. Edward Burke benefited, Chicago-style, from Vienna hot dog deals
Chicago Sun-Times; February 16, 2018; 700+ words
...refund of $135,602 of property taxes Vienna had paid when it bought the factory at 1000 W. Pershing Rd., where Sara Lee Corp. used to make Best's kosher hot dogs.Klafter & Burke — a small law firm that specializes in property-tax work...
US Meat Giant Tyson Foods Reveals Sale of Kettle Sauces Business; February 8, 2018; 393 words
...announced it was going to sell last April as part of a "strategic focus on protein brands". Still remaining unsold are Tyson's Sara Lee Frozen Bakery and Van's brands. Tyson said it anticipates closing transactions for those businesses in the "back half of...
Commercial Property Management Services
Mena Report; February 6, 2018; 292 words
...Participants On Possible Commercial Options For Future Use Of The Sara Lee Facility (Former Pretty Polly Factory), Killarney, Co...Rathass Co Kerry Tralee Country :Ireland Tender notice number : Sara Lee Notice type : Tender Notice Open date : 2018-02-23 Tender...
Garden Project Tops 2 Million Pounds of Produce
States News Service; February 2, 2018; 542 words
...H, Royse's Twin City Produce, USDA-ARS-PA Northern Great Plains Research Lab, USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center, Sara Lee/Bimbo Bakeries, Spiffy Biffs, Bismarck Parks and Rec and Farm Credit Services of Mandan. Other partners in the project...
Therapists Wanted to Support Charity
Hastings & St. Leonards Observer (St. Leonards-on-Sea, England); January 30, 2018; 388 words
Local charity The Sara Lee Trust is appealing to therapists to support them during its annual...the campaign will generate new business for participants." The Sara Lee Trust aims to improve the lives and well-being of people affected...
Put Your Best Foot Forward for Charity
Hastings & St. Leonards Observer (St. Leonards-on-Sea, England); January 23, 2018; 391 words
Local charity, The Sara Lee Trust is appealing for runners to put...Hawes, fundraising officer for The Sara Lee Trust says support for the charity is...would love to hear from you." The Sara Lee Trust provides specialist counselling...

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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: 311612 - Meat Processed from Carcasses

311423 - Dried and Dehydrated Food Manufacturing

311812 - Commercial Bakeries

311920 - Coffee and Tea Manufacturing

312111 - Soft Drink Manufacturing

315111 - Sheer Hosiery Mills

315191 - Outerwear Knitting Mills

325320 - Pesticide and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing


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: 2013 - Sausages and Other Prepared Meat Products industry report

2051 - Bread and Other Bakery Products, Except Cookies and Crackers industry report

2086 - Bottled and Canned Soft Drinks and Carbonated Water industry report

2095 - Roasted Coffee industry report

2099 - Food Preparations, NEC industry report

2251 - Women's Full-Length and Knee-Length Hosiery, Except Socks industry report

2253 - Knit Outerwear Mills industry report

2879 - Pesticides and Agricultural Chemicals, NEC industry report