In 1920, Libby's came under control of Swift & Company. After 1953, the Company expanded and modernized.
In 1971, Libby’s was acquired by Nestle.
In 1990, IHF acquired the canned meat division.
In 2006, Nestle sold the Libby’s brand to a Swiss entity and Seneca acquired the fruit business.
Founded in 1875 in Chicago, Illinois, Libby's began with canned meat products. At the turn of the 20th century, it expanded to canned fruits and vegetables.
In 1960, Libby’s achieved annual sales of $296MM, making it one of America's largest corporations.
In 1982, Seneca Foods acquired Libby’s vegetables. Nestle maintained juices and pumpkin and sold off fruits to Tri-Valley.
In 2000, ConAgra Foods acquired the canned meat division.
In 2010, Tequesta Foods acquired juices and nectars.
In 2011, Libby’s International was created to develop the Libby’s brand in Latin America and the Caribbean.