TORONTO —McCain Foods has acquired Scelta Products, adding the Netherlands-based producer of frozen foods to its growing family of prepared vegetable appetizer product offerings, such as onion rings and battered and breaded mushrooms.
Scelta Products marks the latest in a series of investments and acquisitions McCain has made to expand its appetizer and snack offerings in recent years, including Ad van Geloven, Strong Roots and Forno De Minas.
“With common customers and shared values as family-owned companies, there is a natural complement between McCain Foods and Scelta Products,” says Max Koeune, president & CEO of McCain Foods. “We feel honoured and privileged to build on the legacy of Scelta Products, bringing their delicious product to our customers as we expand on the fantastic business Scelta’s founders have created.”
“After more than a decade of building a successful business partnership, we are thrilled to officially become part of the McCain Foods family,” says Jos Koster and Wilco Boone, co-founders of Scelta Products. “Our companies have grown together over the years, and I’m excited to see that continue. In joining forces with McCain, a global leader in prepared appetizer products with similar business values to ours, I am confident that the legacy of Scelta Products’ will continue to be built upon.”