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The Hillshire Brands Company

Additional Locations

Phone: (800) 727-2533 Fax: (630) 598-7376 View Additional Phone Numbers 400 S Jefferson St  Unit 1N, Chicago, IL 60607 http://www.hillshirebrands.com View Additional Web Addresses


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BBB Accreditation

This business is not BBB accredited.

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Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 13 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that lowered the rating for The Hillshire Brands Company include:

  • Failure to respond to 1 complaint(s) filed against business

Factors that raised the rating for The Hillshire Brands Company include:

  • Length of time business has been operating
  • Complaint volume filed with BBB for business of this size
  • Resolution of complaint(s) filed against business


Customer Complaints Summary Read complaint details

7 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 4 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 1
Billing/Collection Issues 0
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 3
Problems with Product/Service 3
Total Closed Complaints 7

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

1 Customer Review on The Hillshire Brands Company
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 1
Total Customer Reviews 1

Additional Information

BBB file opened: January 01, 1940 Business started: 01/01/1939 Business started locally: 01/01/1939
Business Management
Ms. Elizabeth Tanis, Manager of Consumer Affairs
Contact Information
Principal: Ms. Elizabeth Tanis, Manager of Consumer Affairs
Business Category

Food Manufacturers, Wholesalers, Distributors Food & Beverage Services General Line Grocery Merchant Wholesalers (NAICS: 424410)

Alternate Business Names
Ball Park Brand Bistro Collection Bon Gateaux Briar Street Bryan Foods Byran's Food Chef Pierre Deli D'Italia Galileo Gallo Salame Hillshire Farm Hillshire Farms Jimmy Dean Kahn's Mr. Turkey RB Rice Sara Lee Corporation Sara Lee Desserts Sara Lee Foodservice Sara Lee Sweet Goods State Fair

Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Summary

The Hillshire Brands Company has received 3.23 out of 5 stars based on 1 Customer Reviews and a BBB Rating of A-.

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview
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BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview


BBB Customer Reviews Rating represents the customers opinions of the business. The Customer Review Rating is based on the number of positive, neutral and negative customer reviews posted that are calculated to produce a score.

Customer Review Experience Value
Positive Review 5 points per review
Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

BBB letter grades represent the BBB's opinion of the business. The BBB grade is based on BBB file information about the business. In some cases, a business' grade may be lowered if the BBB does not have sufficient information about the business despite BBB requests for that information from the business.
Details

BBB Letter Grade Scale

BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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Star Rating scale

  Average Score
5 stars 5.00
4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating is not a guarantee of a business' reliability or performance, and BBB recommends that consumers consider a business' BBB Rating and Customer Review Rating in addition to all other available information about the business. If the BBB Rating is NR then only Customer Reviews are used for the Star Rating.