Rich Products Acquires Canada-based Dorgel
Rich Products of Canada, Ltd. acquired Dorgel Ltd. & Elistan Foods, a Canadian-based manufacturer and marketer of frozen desserts and ice cream cakes sold across Canada.
Effective immediately, all 47 of Dorgel's and Elistan's Woodbridge, Ontario-based associates will join the Rich Products of Canada family. Owner Nick Lucchese joins Rich's as vice president, business development while Eric Cannataro, co-owner, joins Rich's as plant manager. The acquisition also includes all aspects of Dorgel's and Elistan's business, including its entire product portfolio, manufacturing operations and research and development capabilities.
"We have first-hand knowledge of Dorgel's and Elistan's capabilities," says Aldo Belvedere, president, Canada division of Rich Products Corp., Buffalo, N.Y. "We're confident that their products will superbly complement our existing line. Their excellent reputation and established distribution network will pave the way for Rich's growth in Canada's frozen dessert category."