Fieldbrook Farms

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Fieldbrook Foods
Type Private company
Founded 1914
Founder(s) William J. Wells
Headquarters 1 Ice Cream Drive
Dunkirk, NY 14048
United States
Key people Kenneth A. Johnson (President, CEO)
Products Ice cream, frozen desserts

Fieldbrook Foods is the brand name of Fieldbrook Foods Corporation, a $100 million manufacturer of private label ice cream and frozen desserts based out of Dunkirk, New York.


The company was founded by William J. Wells in 1914 under the name Dunkirk Ice Cream. It was family-owned and operated until 1996, when the company was acquired by a group of investors led by James J. Greco. The company was renamed Fieldbrook Farms.[1]

On December 16, 1997, Fieldbrook Farms acquired the assets of Deering Ice Cream, which was founded in 1886, and on May 3, 1999, Fieldbrook Farms acquired the ice cream production assets of Kinnett Dairy which was founded in 1908.

Key Management[edit]

  • Kenneth A. Johnson - President and Chief Financial Officer
  • Jim Masood - Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing
  • Ron Odebralski - Controller
  • Kevin Grismore - Operations Manager

Products Produced[edit]

Fieldbrook Foods produces more than 1,500 varieties of packaged frozen desserts, ice cream and novelties. These products include, ice cream, frozen yogurt, sherbet & sorbet, sandwiches, IC/Fudge Bars, Ice Pops, juice & fruit bars, cones, cups and sorbet bars.

Key Facts[edit]

Fieldbrook Foods is the largest ice cream/novelty plant east of the Mississippi, and one of the largest in the United States.[citation needed] It is the largest customer label supplier in the east.[citation needed] Fieldbrook Foods supplies store brands to over 7,000 supermarkets in the US, Caribbean and Europe. It manufactures retail and food service items for both national and regional brands for distribution in over 30,000 outlets.


  1. ^ Hartley, Tom (2000-06-02). "Private label producer finds favor in the freezer". Business First of Buffalo. 

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