Toronto/Press Release -- Weston Foods, a subsidiary of George Weston Ltd., has completed the purchase of Rubschlager Baking Corp. Rubschlager has a 100-year history of baking a full range of rye bread varieties and products for the North American market. The company’s products are sold across the United States and Canada and include a wide range of deli-style cocktail bread (its signature product), traditional square bread, 100% whole rye Rye-Ola bread, sandwich bread and mini-bread chips.

“Rubschlager will bring world-class, authentic rye products and capabilities to complement Weston’s broad portfolio of bakery products,” said Kevin McDonough, president of Weston Foods’ Frozen Division. “We plan to offer these great rye products to our customers in Canada and the U.S. through our existing sales network.”

Paul and Joan Rubschlager will continue to be ambassadors of the Rubschlager brand and help transition the business to Weston Foods' ownership.