Bloch & Guggenheimer, known as B&G Foods, Inc., a multibillion dollar company which owns several brands including Green Giant and Back to Nature, announces it has acquired Farmwise LLC, creator of Veggie Fries®, Veggie Tots® and Veggie Rings®.
Farmwise LLC produces plantbased frozen products such as Veggie Fries, Veggie Tots and Veggie Rings. The products are vegan (except for the Chicken Veggie line), Non-GMO Project Verified and free of the top 8 allergens including gluten, wheat, soy, dairy, tree nuts and peanuts.
B&G Foods funded the acquisition with cash on hand. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
“We are excited to increase our great tasting, plant-based product offerings with the acquisition of Farmwise,” stated Jordan Greenberg, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of B&G Foods. “Dave and Cristina Peters, the founders of Farmwise, have done a tremendous job developing delicious, plant-based products that both parents and children love. We look forward to further supporting the Farmwise brand in the natural channel while also introducing items that Farmwise has developed into new, innovative product offerings for our Green Giant brand.”
Farmwise products are found in supermarkets across the United States. B&G Foods includes over 50 subsidiaries including Back to Nature, B&G, B&M, Cream of Wheat, Green Giant, Las Palmas, Le Sueur, Mama Mary’s, Maple