Locations

Gilster-Mary Lee has 9 locations that are strategically located in the Midwestern United States across four states. And because of our locations, we can easily meet your needs with our company owned Truck Fleet that delivers throughout the United States. For more information about our products, locations, and how we can meet your needs, do not hesitate to contact us. Our locations are listed below:


Chester, Illinois


  • Baking Mix Plant: This 165,000 square foot facility produces a variety of retail and food service items, including soup mixes and specialty potatoes. The building is also home to the company headquarters and main research & development lab.
  • Shredded Wheat Plant: Gilster-Mary Lee's newest plant is 136,000 square feet and manufactures shredded wheat breakfast cereal and marshmallows.

Steeleville, Illinois


  • Baking Mix and Macaroni & Cheese Plant: This 225,000 square foot facility produces macaroni & cheese dinners and baking mixes.

 

  • Pasta Plant: Gilster-Mary Lee manufactures a full line of pasta, add-meat dinners, mac & cheese items, and RTS frosting in this 400,000 square foot plant.

     

Momence, Illinois


  • Cocoa Plant: The Momence cocoa plant is 40,000 square feet and manufactures a variety of chocolate products including hot cocoa mixes, chocolate syrup.

Centralia, Illinois


  • Baking Mix Plant: This 235,000 square foot plant produces national brand cakes and frostings for Pinnacle Foods.

 

  • Corrugated Sheet Plant: This 75,000 square foot plant manufactures a majority of the shipping cases used throughout the company.
 

McBride, Missouri


  • Popcorn and Cereal Plants and Distribution Center: The McBride plant manufactures microwave popcorn products and breakfast cereals. This facility also serves as Gilster-Mary Lee's main distribution center.  The total complex is 500,000 square feet.
  • Corrugated Sheet Plant: This 75,000 square foot plant manufactures a majority of the shipping cases used throughout the company.
 

Perryville, Missouri


  • Baking Mix Plant: The Perryville baking mix plant occupies 125,000 square feet and produces baking mixes and potato items.

  • Cereal Plant: This 185,000 square foot facility produces a variety of RTE breakfast cereals.

Perryville, Missouri Distribution & Trucking


  • New Truck Garage:  Constructed in 2009, this 40,000 square foot facility maintains the Gilster-Mary Lee truck fleet consisting of 325 tractors and 800 trailers.
  • New  General Warehousing and Trailer Lot:  Built in 2009, this 96,000 square foot facility offers additional warehouse space for the company’s growing business and serves as a holding lot for our transportation fleet.
     

Jasper, Missouri


  • Popcorn Plant: The 75,000 square foot Jasper facility processes raw popcorn and packages both poly and microwave popcorn.

 

Joplin, Missouri


  • Cereal Plant: The Joplin cereal plant is 120,000 square feet and manufactures, warehouses and distributes RTE breakfast cereals.
     

Wilson, Arkansas


  • Cereal Plant: The Joplin cereal plant is 120,000 square feet and manufactures, warehouses and distributes RTE breakfast cereals.