News: Lassonde Completes McCain Purchase
On October 18, 2007, A. Lassonde announced it was entering into an asset purchase agreement with McCain Foods (Canada) to buy its business of manufacture and distribution of ready-to-drink fruit juices and fruit drinks. The value of inventories and certain other adjustments excluded, the purchase price of the business is $13.5 million.
"This purchase brings us to an important milestone in our business development in western Canada, enabling us to strengthen Lassonde's national positioning," stated Jean Gattuso, President and Chief Executive Officer of A. Lassonde Inc.
From the November 5, 2007, Prepared Foods e-Flash