McCall Farms, a US producer of fresh canned vegetables and fruit, has signed an agreement with fruit firm Del Monte Foods to acquire Sager Creek Vegetable Company, according to a report in Food Business News. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
The agreement is set to bolster the McCall Farms portfolio with retail and foodservice brands such as Popeye, Veg-all, Princella, Allens, Freshlike and Trappey’s.
Woody Swink, co-president of McCall Farms, commented: “Leading brands like Allens fit perfectly with our heritage of making authentic, southern-style vegetables that can be served as a meal, side-dish or used as a key cooking ingredient. The opportunity we have to expand the branded products we offer is made possible thanks to our employees. They are truly dedicated and passionate about McCall Farms being known as the preferred supplier for the highest quality vegetables available in retail and food service”.
Source: Food Business News