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Dawn Foods Acquires Canada-Based Flour Supplier Ardent Mills to Expand Footprint in Canada
Wednesday 26 June 2019

26 June 2019 - Michigan, US-based bakery service provider Dawn Food Products, Inc. has agreed to acquire the Canada-based mix facility and sweet goods business of flour supplier Ardent Mills, the company said.
Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The deal between Dawn and Ardent Mills closed on June 21, 2019.
This strategic business decision expands Dawn's reach to its Canadian customers and will support the innovative thinking, products and bakery expertise that Dawn is known for throughout the region.
Dawn Foods said the acquisition of Ardent Mills' Burlington plant will provide increased access to products for Canadian customers. This acquisition allows both companies to continue to focus on their core capabilities Dawn on its bakery ingredient offerings and Ardent Mills on its flour business. Following the deal, Ardent Mills will continue to supply flour to this facility under Dawn's ownership.
Dawn Food Products, Inc. is a bakery ingredient manufacturer and distributor that partners with more than 40,000 artisanal and retail bakers, food service leaders and manufacturers located in more than 100 countries and has 5,000 Team Members globally.
Ardent Mills is the premier flour-milling and ingredient company with operations and services that are supported by 40 flour mills and bakery-mix facilities along with a speciality bakery and Mobile Innovation Center, all located in the US, Canada and Puerto Rico.
Date Published: 26/06/2019
Target: Ardent Mills
Country: Canada
Sector: Food/Beverages/Tobacco
Type: Corporate acquisition
Status: Agreed
Buyer: Dawn Food Products, Inc
Terms of the deal were not disclosed