Florida Food Products acquired Amelia Bay, LLC., a provider of fresh brewed tea extracts, coffee extracts and botanicals based out of Johns Creek, Ga. The acquisition will strengthen FFP's position in the clean label ingredients space by adding a beverage platform to its broad portfolio of natural products within the meat, savory, health and wellness markets.
Amelia Bay was founded in 1989 with a goal to develop new manufacturing technology to capture the true essence and taste of brewed tea and coffee. Today, Amelia Bay is an industry leader for industrial scale brewed tea, coffee and botanicals that truly reflect the key ingredients and compounds they contain. The company's flavor chemists and R&D staff have created some of the most well-known and beloved brands in the marketplace today.
MidOcean Partners, a premier middle market private equity firm focused on the business services and consumer sectors, is the controlling shareholder of Florida Food Products.