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We're a family company.

Viking Food Group is a family owned business with three generations of experience in ingredient sales, product development, and customer support.


Early 1940s Frank Wolf begins selling chocolate and cocoa products to the confectionary, dairy, and bakery industries, as well as to retailers.

1950s Frank shifts his focus away from retail sales and begins to focus on providing better service and an expanded product line for the dairy industry.

1960s Franks son-in-law Ron Pershall joins the company to expand sales.

1984 Frank Wolf retires. Ron Pershall founds Viking Chocolate Company with a focus on high volume liquid chocolate, compound, and cocoa.

1990s Rons son-in-law, Jeff Horrocks, joins the company with a focus on adding and expanding products and services to meet as many customer needs as possible.

2000s Rons son, David Pershall, joins company with a focus on improving communications between internal and external operations.

2002 As the scope of Viking Chocolate Company's products expands well beyond that of chocolate. The company begins doing business as Viking Food Group.

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