Nurturing a Culture
A foundation of trust, honesty and fairness
When Leonard Gentine Sr. founded Sargento in 1953, he also laid the foundation for a corporate culture that defines how we interact with others. Leonard taught his employees and his children that success was contingent upon working with good people and treating them the way you would like to be treated – with trust, honesty and fairness.
We have invested considerable time in defining our culture, and we ask every employee to help us maintain and enhance the Sargento spirit. This is how we will continue Leonard’s legacy and become an even greater company without losing sight of the principles and values that guided Leonard and should guide our actions every day.
Stakeholders are not only stockholders, but also our employees, our customers, our suppliers, and our local communities.
People are first at Sargento. This is evidenced by our stakeholder concept of management. All those individuals who contribute to the success of Sargento are stakeholders, and we consider the impact on these people every day as we make business decisions. Stakeholders are not only stockholders, but also our employees, our customers, our suppliers, and our local communities. Read more.
Striving for the highest level of quality in everything we do.
When we speak of pride we refer to our quality – quality in our packaging, our customer service, our responsiveness to stakeholder needs, and all our team and individual accomplishments. It is our collective objective to meet or exceed expectations of our stakeholders in all that we do. Read more.
Progress is crucial to the growth of Sargento.
Progress describes the ways in which we meet daily challenges and continue to grow as a company and as individuals. It includes new products and processes, sound financial management, and a willingness to accept diversity of opinion, continuously improve, and take a fresh approach to problem-solving. Progress is crucial to the present and future growth of Sargento. Read more.
Sustained by an insatiable winning spirit
Guided by our core values, our central purpose is to be the best at responding to customer and consumer needs for cheese, cheese-based, and other culinary solutions. Read more.
One of the area’s top workplaces
When the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel released its list of top 100 workplaces in southeastern Wisconsin for 2010, it was no surprise to see Sargento at the top of the list. Read more.
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