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OUR HISTORY

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Devanco Foods moved into a brand new, state of the art 105,000 sq foot SQF Certified Facility. We also won the Illinois Chamber of Commerce’s Economic Development in Illinois Award. Acquired Zacca Hummus, Gridely Meats & Elenis Plant-Based Products

2018

Gyro Strips

In 2004 the current ownership group purchased Devanco Foods and grew the business from $3 Million to $10 Million, developed a new logo of the Chicago Skyline to tie to Chicago’s First and Finest Gyros and Chicago Style Italian Beef. Devanco Foods products were originally sold only in Food Service all across the United States and internationally.

2004

Chicago City Scene

Devanco Foods was established in 1993 by George Apostolou. The name was formed as a combination of his two son’s names Deno and Avangelo to signify the combination of Greek and Italian Foods. 

1993

Devanco Italian Beef

Devanco Foods expanded into the retail sector of the industry when we partnered with Mike Ditka (Da Coach) to bring his Chicago Style Italian Beef and Giardiniera to life!

2010

BEEF BACON CARBONARA

Devanco family welcomes Schmacon™ under the Devanco Umbrella bringing a patented process for our now globally expanding beef bacon products line.

2019

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Devanco Foods wins 2020 frozen food processor of the year and placed first in Refrigerated & Frozen Foods’ 2020 Best New Retail Products contest for its No MSG Gyros Kits.

2020