History

History

1980 Michigan Dessert Corporation was founded to focus on dry mousse mixes, whip toppings and puddings for national restaurant chains
1984 Richard Elias and Gary Freeman joined the company as equity partners
1985 Michigan Dessert re-located to a facility in Pontiac, Michigan.
1989 Richard Elias and Gary Freeman took full control of Michigan Dessert.
1991 Michigan Dessert re-located to an expanded facility in Royal Oak, Michigan.
1994 American Saucery was founded as a brand to focus on non-dessert (savory) dry mixes.
1997 MiDAS Foods India was founded in Kashipur, India.
1998 Michigan Dessert & American Saucery were re-branded as ‘MiDAS Foods International’.
1999 MiDAS re-located to a 50,000’ technical development and manufacturing center of excellence in Oak Park, Michigan.
2008 MiDAS Foods India moved into a brand new state-of-the-art technical development and dry blending facility.
2012 Awarded the “Michigan 50 Companies to Watch” by the Edward Lowe Foundation and the State of Michigan.”

History