CHICAGO – Global food ingredients company Newly Weds Foods Inc. announced the acquisition of UK-based Jigsaw Foods Ltd. Operating out of its primary facility in Shirebrook, Nottinghamshire, as well as a second location in Lanham, Maryland, Jigsaw provides customized products including sauces, butters, dressings and spreads to food manufacturers and foodservice operators across the UK and US. Newly Weds Foods adds this new location to its other UK sites located in Ossett, Banbury and Corby.

“The addition of Jigsaw Foods is one more step in Newly Weds Foods strategy to grow the company’s global portfolio of liquid product capabilities,” said Charles T. Angell, president of Newly Weds Foods. “Along with the acquisition of liquids manufacturer Mullins Food Products just 18 months ago, Newly Weds is positioning itself very well to meet the needs and expectations of customers wanting to take advantage of this exciting flavor forward category.”

Chicago-based Newly Weds Foods produces food coatings, seasonings, sauces and functional ingredients for the food processing and foodservice industries. The company has 17 North American manufacturing facilities, with an additional 11 plants throughout the UK, China, Australia, Thailand, the Philippines and New Zealand. An additional plant is soon to come online in India.