Golding Farms Foods, Inc., a Winston-Salem, N.C.-based manufacturer of private label and branded sauce and condiment products, acquired Arcobasso Foods, Inc., a Hazelwood, Mo.-based manufacturer of refrigerated dressings, sauces and beverage mixers. 

The acquisition enhances Golding Farms' product offerings and capabilities in numerous categories, and establishes a national manufacturing footprint to supply the company's regional and national customers with private label sauce and condiment programs and branded products.   

"Arcobasso Foods is a special company with long-standing relationships and commitments to customers, suppliers, employees and the St. Louis community," says John Frostad, chief executive officer of Golding Farms. "The addition of Arcobasso will meaningfully expand Golding Farms' manufacturing footprint, creating a specialty sauce and condiment platform capable of serving customers in almost every geography and trade channel. We are pleased to welcome the Arcobasso team to Golding Farms."

"I am very proud of our success and the growth we have experienced since my brother founded Arcobasso in 1987," adds Pat Newsham, president of Arcobasso Foods. "Our combination with Golding Farms will allow us to be a better strategic partner for our customers. I look forward to partnering with John Frostad and the rest of the Golding Farms team to help accelerate the continued growth of our combined business."