Canned and frozen southern vegetable processorMcCall Farms Inc., Effingham, S.C., purchased rivalGlory Foods Inc., Columbus, Ohio, for an undisclosed amount, according toBusiness First of Columbus(Ohio).

Glory processes and distributes southern-style canned vegetables, beans and sides, frozen savory entrées and fresh-cut bagged vegetables. The company also markets seasoned cooking bases.

Glory Foods President Jacqueline Neal toldBusiness Firstthat the owners of the 21-year-old private business were ready to cash out and turned to McCall, which had served as the company’s contract packager for its first 10 years in business.

“Consumers won’t notice a difference,” she said.