Chicago-based Peer Foods Group, Inc. acquired Emge Foods, LLC, a Greenville, Ind.-based meat company specializing in retail-branded, high-quality hams, bacon, hot dogs, sausage and a variety of other processed meats. Peer Foods Group plans to fully support and grow the Emge brand of products, alongside its already-established Mariah and Peer Foods labels.

By acquiring Emge Foods, Peer Foods will continue to build its portfolio of established brands to offer greater choices of meat while improving efficiency, and gives Peer Foods significantly increased manufacturing capacity in Indiana.