Campofrio takes on Canada
by Meat&Poultry Staff
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WATERLOO, Ontario – Piller's Fine Foods, a leading Canadian manufacturer of specialty European deli meats, will be the distributor of Campofrio cured meats in Canada.
The Campofrio line includes Jamón Ibérico and Jamón Serrano, the finest of dry cured hams, and other Spanish charcuterie such as Chorizo Clásico and Chorizo Sarta. The products are currently available at Loblaw, Zehrs, and Real Canadian Superstore locations.
On Dec. 23, Shuanghui International Holdings Ltd. joined Sigma Alimentos S.A. in a proposed cash tender offer for shares of Madrid, Spain-based Campofrio Food Group. Shuanghui and Sigma own approximately 82 percent of Campofrio's outstanding shares.
Piller's Fine Foods' headquarters, production plant and distribution center are located in Waterloo, Ontario, with operations in Brantford, Toronto and Arthur, Ontario.