Herr Foods Inc. announces their agreement to acquire a majority share in Silk City LLC.
Herr Foods Inc. announces an agreement with Silk City to acquire a majority share in the Clifton, New Jersey based snack food manufacturer. Herr's is a snack food company headquartered in Nottingham, PA that produces a full line of snacks including potato chips, pretzels, tortilla chips, cheese curls and popcorn. Herr's sells products under the Herr's, Flavor Mill, '1853' and Good Natured brand names. Herr's sells their products through direct store delivery route systems as well as a number of other channels including direct to retailers through their warehouses. Herr's manufactured products can be found in all 50 states. Silk City is a contract manufacturer that produces a line of waffle sandwich style snacks, pizzelle type snacks and the increasingly popular popped chip segment.
Ed Herr, Herr's President explains, "We're very excited about the array of snack opportunities Silk City provides us. With this new partnership, we expand our portfolio of manufacturing capabilities and believe we have an even greater innovation platform for responding to consumers' growing interest in more diverse, natural and low fat snacks."
In addition to producing product for Herr's own brands, Herr's also offers contract manufacturing services for select customers who are looking for innovation and high quality at a value price. The partnership with Silk City will expand Herr's capabilities in this area as well.
Upon full execution of this agreement, Herr's will continue to operate Silk City as a separate company from Herr's.
For further information about this agreement, please feel free to reach out to Jennifer Arrigo, Herr's Public Relations Manager.
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