NORWOOD, Mass. -- Home Market Foods, a leading provider of foodservice products to the convenience-store industry, has acquired Kelly Corned Beef Co., also known as Kelly Eisenberg. Founded in 1929, Kelly Eisenberg is the producer and distributor of the Eisenberg brand of gourmet-style sausages and the Kelly brand of corned beef, as well as USDA beef products and fresh seasonings.
Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Douglas Atamian, CEO of Norwood, Mass.-based Home Market Foods, lauded the deal and the opportunity for Home Market to “provide an even broader array of product offerings and innovation” to the companies’ combined customer bases.
Cliff Eisenberg, CEO of Chicago-based Kelly Eisenberg, said, “We chose to work with Home Market Foods because they have the best capabilities to support our customers and people.”
Home Market Foods was advised by The Rondout Group, and Greenberg Traurig LLP acted as legal counsel. Kelly Eisenberg was advised by Billow Butler & Co. LLC, and Patzik, Frank & Samotny Ltd. acted as legal counsel.
Home Market Foods’ portfolio is led by the Cooked Perfect, RollerBites and Bahama Mama product brands.
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