Bellisio Foods Acquires Frozen Specialties
Frozen Specialties, Inc. is a producer of private label and co-manufactured frozen Value Pizza and Pizza Bites
Bellisio Foods, Inc., part of the CP Foods worldwide family of companies, one of the nation’s largest and fastest growing frozen food companies, has entered into a definitive agreement with Swander Pace Capital to acquire Frozen Specialties, Inc. (FSI), a producer of frozen pizza and Pizza Bites® based in Perrysburg, Ohio. The acquisition closed last week and will be folded under Overhill Farms, Inc, a national leader in private label, co-manufacturing and foodservice products.
“This acquisition of FSI brings together our vibrant, growing companies who share an expertise in delivering delicious, exciting brands and private label products to retail customers that delight consumers,” said Ken Stickevers, President and CEO at Bellisio Foods, Inc.
FSI is a producer of private label and co-manufactured frozen Value Pizza and Pizza Bites and supports nearly every major retailer across the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. Through its production facility in Archbold, Ohio, FSI is an Organic Certified Manufacturer, and also offers products certified under the Gluten-Free Certification Organization.
“We’re excited by the innovation and national plant network we can now bring to our private label, co-manufacturing and foodservice customers. The complementary product portfolios and product expertise across our company will benefit our North American and Asian customers,” stated Terry O’Brien, President of Overhill Farms, Inc.