Olymel L.P., Canada, acquired Pinty's Delicious Foods Inc., an Ontario, Canada-based poultry slaughtering and processing company that specializes in fully cooked products and other related products. Pinty's employs 360 people, operates three processing plants, located in Port Colborne, Paris, and Oakville, Ontario, and markets its products throughout Canada and the United States under the Pinty's Food Service, Pinty's Pub & Grill, Pinty's Eat Well, Pinty's Perfect Portions and Pinty's Delicious Food Inc. brands.
"Olymel is confident that this transaction will benefit our development and growth. We are proud to welcome the employees of Pinty's Delicious Foods Inc. Over the past 70 years, Pinty's has developed great expertise on the Canadian and American markets by offering innovative and exclusive products under brand names that have become extremely popular with many consumers and customers. We know that this family business has been served by passionate owners throughout its history. We are also pleased to invest and strengthen our presence in Ontario and on the Canadian market," says Réjean Nadeau, Olymel's president and CEO.
Current employees of Pinty's Delicious Foods will continue to work within the company. And, both companies will continue their activities separately and independently.
"The owners and management of Pinty's Delicious Foods are happy to have found a Canadian buyer. We are confident that Olymel will grow our company and ensure it a promising future. I truly believe that our employees will benefit from the advantages of working for a large group like Olymel, a company that has a unique expertise in the processing and marketing of poultry products. We are proud of the company and the business network that we have built around Pinty's brands for decades and I am certain that this transaction will also benefit our customers and consumers," says Jack Vanderlaan, executive chairman of Pinty's.