Brazilian manufacturer Grupo GSA has announced the acquisition of LA Food, a producer of snacks described as being made from “healthy” ingredients.
Founded in Parana, Brazil in 2011, LA Food is predominantly a private label manufacturer, with customers including the pharmacy chain Nissei, as well Lojas Americanas, for whom it manufactures products under the Leven banner. In addition, it produces the Inspire line of soy, lentil, and multi-cereal crisps.
According to sources, La Food’s products will now be produced in Grupo GSA’s headquarters in Aparecida, Goiania.
“The acquisition represents both innovation and synergy between the companies, who believe in a future oriented around healthier foods”, the two companies said in a statement.