Bellisio Foods timeline
1947: Jeno Paulucci starts Chun King
1966: Chun King sold to RJ Reynolds
1967: Paulucci founds Jeno’s Inc.
1985: Jeno’s Inc. sold to Pillsbury
1990: Paulucci founds Luigino’s Inc.
1990: Launched Michelina’s brand
2007: Luigino’s becomes Bellisio Foods
2011: Jeno Paulucci dies
2011: Acquired by Centre Partners
2012: Bellisio acquires Boston Market frozen food brand
2014: Bellisio licenses Chili’s brand frozen foods
July 2016: Bellisio Foods signs long-term licensing deal for Atkins brand frozen foods
November 2016: Centre Partners agrees to sell Bellisio Foods to CPF