Prepared Foods talks with Joel Warady, chief sales and marketing officer for Enjoy Life Foods, Schiller Park, Ill. Founded in 2001, this Chicago-area company now offers more than 40 types of allergy-friendly and gluten-free cookies, chocolate, snack bars and savory snacks. Mondelez International, Deerfield, Ill., acquired Enjoy Life in February 2015. Enjoy Life remains a wholly owned subsidiary under the direction of founder and CEO Scott Mandell.
Prepared Foods: Congratulations on your Mondelez relationship. How does the deal benefit both companies?