CHICAGO — Newly Weds Foods, Inc., a maker of food coatings, seasonings and functional ingredients for the food processing and food service industries, has acquired Mullins Food Products. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Founded in 1934, Mullins manufactures and packages sauces, dressings and condiments for retail and food service companies out of its facility in Broadview, Ill. The company has more than 425 full-time employees.
“The acquisition of Mullins Food Products fits well with our strategy to expand capabilities and offerings in sauces, as well as other liquids to grow and enhance our food ingredient portfolio,” said Charles T. Angell, president of Newly Weds Foods. “The continued involvement of the Mullins family and its team was a key factor in our purchase decision as they have built Mullins Food Products into a highly regarded and well-respected company. It provides Newly Weds Foods with a unique opportunity to grow Mullins Food Products into a recognized name around the world.”Newly Weds Foods operates 16 manufacturing facilities in North America and 10 locations in the U.K., China, Australia, Thailand, the Philippines and New Zealand.