Willy’s among fastest growing U.S. companies

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Swanton-based Willy’s Fresh Salsa has been named one of the country’s fastest growing companies by Inc. Magazine. The company is ranked 651 on a list of 5,000 companies.

Willy’s, which sells its salsa in 35 states, had a three-year growth rate of 679% and $2.9 million in revenue in 2018.

Founded by Dennis Dickey, Willy’s is located near Toledo Express Airport and has 31 employees, according to Inc. It ranked 21st among food and beverage companies on the Inc. Magazine list and 12th overall in Ohio. It was also the highest ranked company in northwest Ohio.

In 2013, Dickey opened the Willy’s Salsa Swanton headquarters.


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