Lance acquires premium cookie maker
March 14, 2008
by FoodBusinessNews.net Staff
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Lance, Inc. has acquired Brent & Sam’s, Inc., a privately held producer of branded and private label premium gourmet cookies.
"Adding an established line of high-quality premium cookies to our product offering will help broaden and diversity our product portfolio, capitalize on the growth in premium private label products and make us a more valuable partner to our customers," said David V. Singer, president and chief executive officer. "The Brent & Sam’s team has built a reputation for delivering great-tasting, innovative premium products for its customers, and we look forward to continuing their trend of innovation, customer service, growth and profitability."
Brent & Sam’s was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in North Little Rock, Ark. Financial terms of the deal were not released.