Utz Quality Foods acquires regional distributor
BakingBusiness.com, Dec. 21, 2011
by Eric Schroeder

HANOVER, PA. — Utz Quality Foods, Inc. acquired Michael Distributing Co. of Cranston, R.I., on Dec. 2. Michael Distributing is a regional business with distribution routes in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

As part of the acquisition, Utz Quality Foods acquired the Michael’s brand and is adding it to its portfolio of brands that include Utz, Zapp’s, Dirty, Wachusett, Mystic and California Chips.