Awrey Bakeries parent buys Atkins Elegant Desserts
June 01, 2009
by Eric Schroeder
LIVONIA, MICH. — ABI Holdings, L.L.C., parent company of Awrey Bakeries, L.L.C., has acquired Atkins Elegant Desserts, Noblesville, Ind. Atkins, which operates a 58,000-square-foot baking facility in Noblesville, produces and markets fully-baked frozen cheesecakes and decorated layer cakes for the food service and retail bakery industries. Atkins has annual sales of approximately $20 million.
"We are pleased with this strategic acquisition that expands Awrey’s product line and customer base," said Bob Wallace, president and chief executive officer of Awrey Bakeries. "Atkins produces an excellent cheesecake solution for the food service and bakery markets and provides an ideal extension to Awrey’s broad portfolio of fully-baked frozen bakery products."
Founded in 1910, Awrey’s produces and markets finished frozen baked goods, including Danish, muffins, croissants, cakes, biscuits and brownies. The company specializes in developing customized solutions for large food service and bakery chains and food service distributors.