Customer Success - Bay Valley Foods

Bay Valley Foods Leverages Factory MES Across its Entire Plant Network

Bay Valley Foods Leverages Factory MES Across its Entire Plant Network

Born from a spin-off of Dean Foods and Del Monte, Bay Valley Foods is a leading provider of shelf-stable foods. Currently a subsidiary of TreeHouse Foods, Inc., Bay Valley operates 18 plants and generates $1.5 billion in annual revenue.

Bay Valley Foods

Quick Facts

  • The largest pickle and pepper supplier in the U.S.
  • The #1 packer of private label pickles for the retail market.
  • #1 supplier of private label salad dressing in the US.


Food and Beverage


3,100 (Treehouse)


Westchester, IL


Factory MES



Bay Valley Foods was facing spiraling material costs and increasing competition in its private-label food business. The company needed to gain enough efficiency to increase capacity, streamline costs, and avoid unnecessary capital expenditures.


The company chose to invest in Factory MES — a Manufacturing Execution System designed for process manufacturers.


Real-time intelligence and structured reviews are now embedded into the day-to-day workings of the plant floor. Each plant has also achieved measured productivity gains within eight weeks of implementation. Bay Valley fully expects a 5-10% improvement across the network in a year, which translates to between $2.5 million and $5 million annually across the entire plant network.