Sofina Acquires Santa Maria


MARKHAM, Ont. — Sofina Foods Inc., and Wind Point Partners, have recently signed an agreement where the former will acquire Santa Maria Foods ULC, an importer and distributor of specialty Italian brands.

The combined operations will supply retail and foodservice customers across Canada and into the U.S. and includes 15 processing operations.

“This acquisition not only allows Sofina to bring prominent brands into the Sofina family but also strengthens our capabilities in further processed proteins,” said Michael Latifi, chairman and CEO of Sofina, a Markham, Ont.-based manufacturer of processed protein products

This news comes just days after Sofina Foods signed an agreement with Janes Family Foods Ltd., which produces high-quality processed chicken products and seafood products. Janes is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Sofina Foods.

Wind Point Partners is a Chicago-based private equity firm.

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