One of the world’s premier olive companies Aceitunas Guadalquivir (AG Olives) has announced the purchase of firm Bell-Carter Foods, a leading producer of table olives in the USA.
According to sources, the deal will enable Bell-Carter Foods to have resources to invest in its facility in Corning, California, to expand warehouse space, have advanced olive cookers, and create new production lines.
The investment will help the company to meet the demand for its Lindsay brand olives that are processed and packaged in the facility.
A spokesperson for Bell-Carter Foods said: “With this new investment, Bell-Carter is now in an even stronger position to ensure that our US production facilities stay ahead of the retailer and consumer demand that we are seeing for high-quality, innovative and best-value table olive products”.
The financial details of the deal were not disclosed.