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Since 1852

With a large customer base that includes the foodservice and ingredient industries, Lyons Magnus is dedicated to being a leader in the food industry. Our core value of delivering consistently superior products is backed by our state-of-the-art facilities, highly scrutinized processes, and well-trained team in all aspects of the company.


At Lyons Magnus, we believe it’s the details that set us apart. Our team of experts care from start to finish. From the moment an idea is formed to scaling up manufacturing of the finished product, Lyons is able to deliver. Most importantly, we deliver what we promise while being economically, socially, and environmentally responsible. We savor our success thanks to unparalleled experience, innovation and customer service.

Bob Smittcamp's legacy of innovation and commitment to excellence are at the heart of Lyons culture.

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With an unmatched work ethic and passion for innovation, his dedication and vision transformed Lyons into a trusted partner to the largest restaurant and food brands in the United States. Bob consistently invested in innovation, his pioneering spirit driving breakthroughs in products, packaging, and process technologies. His leadership propelled Lyons from the small company he acquired alongside his father Earl into its modern era of growth and success.

A true entrepreneur with a hands-on approach, Bob was an expert in all aspects of the Lyons operation. He surrounded himself with a team that shared his vision to become a world class company offering world class innovation.  Demanding in his pursuit of excellence, he was also well regarded as a caring and generous leader.  Bob led by example and inspired the Lyons organization to strive for innovation and high performance on a daily basis. 

Bob Smittcamp


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