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The Jel Sert Company

The Jel Sert Company

(630) 231-7590

The Jel Sert Company

91 years in business
501 Conde St
West Chicago, IL 60185-3433
Fax Numbers
  • (630) 876-4947
Additional Phone Numbers
  • (800) 323-2592
Additional Email Addresses
BBB File Opened: 08/06/2007
Business Started: 09/01/1926
Business Started Locally: 09/01/1926
Business Incorporated: 09/24/1929 in IL
Type of Entity
Business Management
  • Mr. Dana Crowley
  • Mr. Kenneth Wegner, President
Business Category
  • Food Manufacturer
  • Frozen Food Processors
  • Food Delivery
  • Beverage
  • Foods

Products & Services
This company produces a variety of powdered beverages, puddings, pie fillings, gelatin mixes, and frozen desserts, including Pop-Ice, Otter Pops, Flavor Aid, Hawaiian Punch, Snapple and Diet Snapple, Jolly Rancher gelatin mixes, and Hershey's pudding. 
Alternate Business Names
  • The Jel Sert Co.
  • Nature's Hand Foods
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Jel Sert is a food and beverage wholesale manufacturer and distributer which makes frozen desserts, powdered drink mixes, and pudding and gelatin products. Formed in 1926, this company is family owned and operated. Their first product was a gelatin mix named Jel Sert, a mx of the words "jelly" and "dessert."

In addition to selling their own groups of products, which include Flavor Ice and Wyler's, their facilities are contracted out to other companies looking to expand their capacities or develop new products. Their manufacturing portfolio includes a variety of promotional products licensed to other brands, such as Angry Birds, Baskin Robbins, Margaritaville, Sunkist, Warheads, and Yoo Hoo. Their department managers all have experience in both food and pharmaceutical processing, and their research and development department has over 60 years of combined experience in developing new products and formulating packaging. Their facilities can provide both mass production and limited-run specialty lines for research purposes.

Jel Sert's manufacturing expertise includes powder blending, powder filling, bulk liquid processing, flexible plastic tubes, and stand-up spouted pouches. Finally, they can provide assistance with project management and pilot trials of products.

Visit the website for Jel Sert to learn about the different products they manufacture, read frequently asked questions about their products and services, and contact the company for assistance with food and beverage manufacturing and distribution.

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The Jel Sert Company

The Jel Sert Company


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