CHICAGO — Newly Weds Foods Inc. has acquired Shirebrook, Nottinghamshire-based Jigsaw Foods Ltd. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
U.K.-based Jigsaw Foods is a manufacturer of sauces, butters, dressings and spreads. The company has manufacturing facilities in Shirebrook and Lanham, Md.
Newly Weds Foods said Jigsaw will join its other U.K. sites located in Ossett, Banbury and Corby.
“The addition of Jigsaw Foods is one more step in Newly Weds Foods' strategy to grow the company’s global portfolio of liquid product capabilities,” said Charles T. Angell, president of Newly Weds Foods. “Along with the acquisition of liquids manufacturer Mullins Food Products just 18 months ago, Newly Weds is positioning itself very well to meet the needs and expectations of customers wanting to take advantage of this exciting flavor-forward category.”
Chicago-based Newly Weds Foods produces food coatings, seasonings, sauces and functional ingredients for the food processing and food service industries. The company has 17 North American manufacturing facilities, with an additional 11 plants throughout the United Kingdom, China, Australia, Thailand, the Philippines and New Zealand. An additional plant soon will come online in India.