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May 3, 2017

Little Lady Foods Announces Steven Kunkle as President

Little Lady Foods (“LLF”), a leading contract manufacturer of custom-made frozen food products for the largest retail, food service, CPG brand and private label companies, today has announced the promotion of Steven Kunkle to President, effective immediately.

Mr. Kunkle joined LLF in 2013 as Senior Vice President of Operations and has led the company through many manufacturing improvements. Mr. Kunkle has over 30 years of experience in food manufacturing including 26 years at Kraft Foods in roles ranging from Plant Management to Operations and Engineering Leadership.

“This is a great opportunity to build on our established momentum while providing continuity to our customers,” Kunkle said.

Mr. Kunkle holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Chemical Engineering from Texas A&M University.

For over 30 years Little Lady Foods, based in Elk Grove Village, IL, has used its industry knowledge and expertise to develop custom, signature food products that provide companies a competitive edge. The company takes pride in understanding the ever-changing marketplace today in order to anticipate customers’ needs for tomorrow.

All Little Lady Foods USDA facilities are SQF level 3, the highest for food safety and quality.

Contact Margie Crone for more information at 847-631-3535,


April, 2014


December, 2013


Little Lady Foods promotes and initiates many sustainable green practices improving the environment now and for future generations.


September, 2013


Have you considered your next project Gluten-Free? We have topping capabilities.

At a recent Canadian Celiac Association Conference, the Gluten-Free Agency provided some insightful trends on the gluten-free market and its projected growth into 2018. With double digit market expansion still expected, the “Gluten-Free Avoider and or the Free from Consumer” seems to be a significant part of this dynamic growth. It would appear that the reasons for going gluten-free have moved from fad to a key driver being that of digestive health.


April, 2013

Little Lady Foods Launches Deli Pizza…Research-driven, On-Trend Opportunity to Generate Sales & Customer Loyalty. Made with top quality ingredients, the Thin & Crispy Pizza has a unique taste and texture. Its consistent quality promises to garner repeat purchases and customer loyalty, without eroding sales of current offerings. Click Here

January, 2013
Little Lady Foods Launches Website Redesign to Better Serve ClientsLittle Lady Foods’ new website showcases how partner organizations can benefit from Little Lady Foods extensive consumer insights
and knowledge of food trends to further their goals and objectives. Click Here 

March, 2012
Little Lady is Big on Customization
Read the Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery magazine profile of Little Lady Foods. Click Here

October, 2012
Prepared Foods Network interviews Lynn Waldman, Director of R&D at Little Lady Foods. Click Here

July, 2011
Nimble, Confident Little Lady Foods Leaps Forward with New Corporate Headquarters, Strategic Hires and
Expanded Culinary Center. 
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March, 2011
Expanding Faster than a Waistline. Click Here