Food & Beverage
Target Company
The Zidian Group
Lassonde Industries

Based in Boardman, Ohio, Summer Garden operates out of a 10-acre campus consisting of a Green LEED-certified manufacturing facility with research & development and production capabilities, including high-acid and low-acid (retort) manufacturing capabilities. Summer Garden is an owned subsidiary of The Zidian Group, a family-owned manufacturer, marketer, and distributor of premium sauces, including BBQ sauces and pasta sauces, as well as dipping sauces, marinades, dressings, and other shelf-stable products. The business’ owned brands include G Hughes Sugar Free, Little Italy in the Bronx, and Gia Russa. It is also a recognized and trusted co-packer for well-known and growing brands. The company’s product portfolio consists of more than 250 products sold at more than 20,000 retail outlets.