ALFA acquires Bar-S Foods
September 13, 2010
SAN PEDRO GARZA GARCIA, MEXICO — Sigma Alimentos, S.A. de C.V., a subsidiary of ALFA, S.A.B. de C.V., has acquired Bar-S Foods Co.
“We are very happy to have completed this acquisition, which will give us a relevant position in the U.S. processed meats market,” said Alvaro Fernandez, president of ALFA. “We will begin the post-merger integration process to capture the synergies resulting from the combination of Bar-S and Sigma’s strengths. In addition to an increasingly efficient supply chain management, we will focus on a more effective commercialization of products and further innovation and new product development.”
Bar-S is headquartered in Phoenix and produces and markets processed meats throughout the United States from three production plants and one distribution center in Oklahoma. Sigma is a leader in the Mexican refrigerated food business.