Gilster-Mary Lee Corp.    



1037 State St.

Chester, IL 62233-1657

United States

(618) 826-2361

(618) 826-2973

Company description

Headquartered in Chester, Illinois, Gilster-Mary Lee distributes a line of food products under the company's own private label. Items for sale include spaghetti and macaroni, cake mixes, and popcorn, but the company's main focus is breakfast cereal: the company makes more than 25 varieties of cereal, and is the second largest private-label producer of the breakfast food in the U.S. Gilster-Mary Lee, founded in 1895 by the Gilster family, sells its food products to food wholesalers and grocery stores in the United States and Canada. Now headed by president and CEO Donald Welge, the company faces Ralcorp (the top private-label cereal producer), General Mills, and Kellogg in the competition for market share.

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News and information about Gilster-Mary Lee Corp.

Gilster - Mary Lee Corp. Issues a Recall for Undeclared Milk Allergen in Essential Everyday[r] Chicken Coat
States News Service; January 8, 2018; 399 words
...Announcement January 8, 2018 - Gilster-Mary Lee, 520 Old St. Mary's Road, of...Urbana, IL, and Anniston, AL. Gilster-Mary Lee Corp. became aware of the mispackaging...For questions, consumers can call Gilster-Mary Lee Corp. at 618-826-2361 ext. 3283...
'They Took My Profits Made for the Whole Year'
Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL); January 3, 2018; 275 words the time of the robbery, which occurred around 11:30 a.m. Smith was assisting Mathon on check-cashing day for Gilster-Mary Lee employees. "Two black men came walking in through the door, all bundled up, and one of them had a mask on and he walked...
Christmas on the River Called a Success
Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL); December 6, 2017; 571 words
...the Fun Run with a time of 6 minutes and 30 seconds. Hot cocoa, brownies and cookies for participants were provided by Gilster-Mary Lee. Multiple attendance prizes were given. Anna Bendorf, 2, of Chester, won the Youngest Reindeer award. Jake Huffman...
Thanks for Your Support
Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL); November 8, 2017; 323 words
...and John Reith. Thank you to the guides as well as those behind the scenes: Mark Gibbs, Evergreen Cemetery sexton; Gilster-Mary Lee and Buena Vista Bank; Liberty Bell of the West Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution; Phil Keeton providing...
Robert Lynn "Blinkers" James, of Chester
Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL); November 1, 2017; 460 words
...death on September 24, 2015. Lynn had worked as a clerk at the Menard Correctional Center and as an office manager at Gilster Mary-Lee. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Chester, where he was an active member of the church committees. Lynn...
Caps for Brockmeyer to Install Five Memorial Benches
Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL); October 18, 2017; 512 words
...were dropped off at Green Tree on Monday and expected to be ready for pickup today. "We would like to say thank you to Gilster-Mary Lee, who is transporting the caps to Evansville and bringing the benches back," Brace said. The benches, which are made...
Uspto Issues Trademark: Easytreats
US Fed News Service, Including US State News; October 14, 2017; 266 words
...ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 14 -- The trademark EASYTREATS (Reg. No. 5304265) was issued on Oct. 10 by the USPTO.Owner: Gilster-Mary Lee Corporation CORPORATION MISSOURI 1037 State Street Chester ILLINOIS 62233.The trademark application serial number 86925809...
James "Jim" J. Prost, of Steeleville
Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL); October 11, 2017; 526 words
...Prost Auto Wash in Chester for 13 years. After selling the mill, Jim had worked as an over-the-road truck driver for Gilster Mary-Lee in Chester for 22 years. He was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Chester and a member of the Knights of Columbus...

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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: 311423 - Dried and Dehydrated Food 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: 2099 - Food Preparations, NEC industry report