Sun Capital Partners affiliate acquires Hickory Farms
July 11, 2007
by FoodBusinessNews.net Staff
BOCA RATON, FLA. — An affiliate of Sun Capital Partners, Inc. has acquired Hickory Farms, Inc. The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
"This transaction represents a tremendous opportunity for Hickory Farms to partner with a financial sponsor with deep operating experience in retail, grocery and food sectors and one that shares our vision for accelerated growth," said John J. Langdon, president and chief executive officer of Hickory Farms.
Hickory Farms sells beef, cheese, dessert, fruit and nut products among others through mail order and on-line catalogs, grocery stores and mass merchants and direct through shopping-mall kiosks.