Founded in 1971, Gilster-Mary Lee Corporation is one of the leading private label manufacturers of packaged frozen food in the United States. It offers a range of cereals, potatoes, frostings, popcorn, stuffing, baking soda, pasta, and puddings and gelatin. The company also offers biscuit, pancake, drink, muffin, and cake and bread mixes. Gilster-Mary Lee Corporation provides pie crust and chicken and pork coatings. Its dinner mixes include chili tomato, cheeseburger, beef noodle, cheesy shells, tacos and cheddar melt. The company offers a variety of chocolate products, including hot cocoa mixes, chocolate syrup and drink mixes. Gilster-Mary Lee Corporation additionally provides various manufacturing, packaging, warehousing and management services. It employs more than 3,000 staff members and serves clients in Illinois, Missouri and Arkansas.