Rosina Food Products, Inc. has announced its acquisition of the Mama Lucia brand of frozen retail meatballs from Quaker Maid Meats, Inc. The Mama Lucia brand can be found predominately in the Northeast, Southeast and Midwest of the United States within the supermarket, military commissaries and dollar store channels.
In announcing the acquisition, Russell Corigliano, President and CEO of Rosina Food Products, Inc. stated, “We are excited about this transaction. This acquisition is consistent with the company’s strategic plan for growth and the products are consistent with our core capabilities.”
Frank Corigliano, Executive Vice President of Rosina, added, “The Mama Lucia brand and its current distribution are an excellent fit into our family of brands, and we anticipate a very smooth transition for all of its customers, many of whom already have a strong sales relationship with Rosina.”
The Mama Lucia brand is an excellent complement to the already successful Rosina, Celentano and Italian Village brands sold throughout the United States and Internationally by Rosina Food Products, Inc.
In addition to its current production facility located in Cheektowaga, Rosina has a new state-of-the-art protein facility scheduled to open in December in West Seneca.
Rosina Food Products is a leading innovative frozen specialty food products manufacturer centered around Italian fare. Since 1963, the Italian family-owned company has focused on creating premier products that bring to life real Italian flavors and tradition. Rosina ensures the success of every one of its customers while delivering Real Italian Goodness. Rosina Food Products can be found in supermarkets, supercenters, wholesale clubs, military commissaries, cafeterias and restaurants throughout North America and around the world. For more information, please visit www.rosina.com.