ST. HYACINTHE, Quebec – Olymel LP acquired all assets of Triomphe Foods, a deli meat and ham processor in Quebec. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed, but the deal includes three production facilities, located in Laval, Blainville and Québec City as well as two distribution centers in Blainville and St. Léonard.
Triomphe Foods employs more than 250 workers and manufactures branded products that include: Tour Eiffel, Chef Georges and La Belle Bretagne (hams and pâtés), Nostrano (Italian deli meats), Alpina (Eastern European deli meats), Bilopage (cretons and head cheese) and Mother Hen, a brand specializing in baby food production including organic fruit and vegetable purées and meat purées.
“Olymel is proud to acquire a Quebec company renowned for the quality of its products and thus broaden our presence in several market segments, including baby food in particular,” Réjean Nadeau, president and CEO of Olymel, said in a statement. “I would like to extend a warm welcome to all Triomphe Foods employees who will be adding their expertise to that of Olymel’s teams. Through this acquisition and our own brands, Olymel will now have an even wider and more diversified range of value-added products, enabling us to serve a broad customer base, in addition to increasing our production capacities.”
The Triomphe Foods acquisition comes about two weeks after Olymel announced the acquisition of all the shares in Pinty’s Delicious Foods Inc.
Management changes at Triomphe are not planned and the production and marketing of all Triomphe Foods products and brands is expected to continue.