SALINA, KAS. — Research Products Co. has acquired Brandywine and Pan Glide Companies from John Del Campo, Del Campo Baking Co., Inc., Wilmington, Del. Brandywine develops and sells specialty technical ingredients for the baking industry in the United States and Canada.

“This acquisition adds diversity to Research Products Co. and its core area of competence,” said Monte W. White, president of Research Products.

John Del Campo will become the sales manager for the new business unit of Research Products.

“Brandywine’s success for growth has come from growing the industry through large and small bakeries by offering access to custom products, customized to fit the individual bakery needs and will continue to be the key going forward,” Mr. Del Campo said. “We want to provide value through innovation working side by side with our customers to develop and customize products for them, allowing customers access to complete baking solutions.”

Mr. White said Mr. Del Campo will continue to serve customers in his traditional style, “working side by side to develop the technology and solutions that work for their business and line of products.”

“We are extremely excited with this opportunity to expand our business offerings to current and new customers, we are fortunate to have John join our team,” Mr. White said. “His knowledge and reputation in the business fits with our company’s long history.”

Founded in 1946, Research Products supplies the milling and baking industries with flour oxidation and maturing services, mineral premixes, micro-ingredient dispensing systems, and on-site field service for equipment.