The Taste of Tradition

Stefano Foods, a Smithfield Foods company, combines a long culinary tradition with state-of-the-art manufacturing capabilities. Stefano's offers on-the-go goodness with a convenient, versatile line of hearty and filling products for snacking and easy meals. Stefano's ready to cook-and-eat products include high-quality ingredients certain to satisfy the most discerning consumer. From calzones, and stromboli to pretzel dogs and kolaches, people of all ages will enjoy Stefano's products again and again.

All Stefano's products are carefully made with naturally aged real cheeses, fresh dough prepared daily from scratch, tomato sauce prepared daily on site from California-grown tomatoes, and high-quality Smithfield meats.

Stefano's provides quick, convenient options that today's "on-the-go" consumers crave. Stefano's products are distributed frozen and can be sold to consumers either in the refrigerated deli case or in the frozen section. Products are also available to foodservice operators to be used in any number of venues.

The full line of Stefano's products are ready to cook-and-serve using a conventional oven, a convection oven or a microwave. The products are sold in various formats and sizes and are ideal as a full meal, anytime snack or appetizer. Products can also be customized for signature recipes or to complement a line of existing products.

Our Quality

Stefano Foods prides itself on food safety and a quality management system that complies with domestic and international food safety regulations.

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Our Facility

Stefano Foods operates over 62,000 square feet of state-of-the-art food manufacturing at two Charlotte, NC facilities.

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