Evans Food Group, a US snack maker, has announced the acquisition of fellow pork crackling manufacturer Gaytan Foods for an undisclosed sum.
Founded in 1935 and headquartered in City of Industry, CA, Gaytan Foods is described as a leading producer of pork rinds on the west coast of the USA. The firm’s product line includes fried pork rinds, pickled snacks and wheat snacks.
In a statement, Evans Food Group said that the deal provided “the opportunity to leverage both companies’ complementary product and brand portfolios and distribution networks”.
Evans Food Group chairman and CEO Jose Luis Prado said: “I am delighted to welcome Ryan Gaytan, a third-generation owner, and the entire Gaytan team into the Evans family. Both companies share a passion for delighting our consumers with great products and being great partners to our customers for many decades. In this new phase we are confident that together we will be able to accelerate growth and create value for all our stakeholders”.
Source: Evans Food Group (via PE Hub Network) / Gaytan Foods
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