Tree Top completes acquisition of Sabroso
November 10, 2008
by Eric Schroeder
SELAH, WASH. — Tree Top, Inc. has completed the acquisition of Medford, Ore.-based Sabroso Co., a processor and seller of single strength and concentrated fruit purees. Sabroso is also a provider of dried fruit flakes and fruit preparations for the ingredient and food service channels. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.
Tree Top also owns and operates Northwest Naturals, L.L.C., which specializes in juice formulations and juice concentrate sales to the beverage industry.
"The combination of Sabroso, Tree Top and Northwest Naturals creates a world leader in providing processed fruit solutions for food manufacturers in the food, beverage and food service industries," said Tom Hurson, senior vice-president of ingredient and food service sales. "This agreement is great news for all three companies. It provides an expanded product portfolio, increased research and development capacity, industry leading fruit processing knowledge and technology and decades of successful grower relationships."