Mizkan acquires World Harbor Sauces & Marinades
January 14, 2010
by Keith Nunes
MOUNT PROSPECT, ILL. — Mizkan Americas has acquired World Harbors Sauces & Marinades. Terms of the agreement were not announced.
World Harbor has a production facility in Auburn, Maine, and sells products under the Acadia Naturals, Buccaneer Blends and World Harbor brands.
“This acquisition broadens our product offerings across several channels of trade, including supermarket retail and food service,” said Craig Smith, president and chief executive officer of Mizkan Americas. “Strategically, this purchase is in line with our roll-up strategy for North America and Europe.”
The acquisition also includes a U.S. trademark licensing agreement to produce and distribute Angostura Mixers in the United States. The Angostura brand features bitters and mixers that may be used add flavor to food and beverages.