October 13, 2016 - 6:19 AM
VANCOUVER - Belmont Meats Products Ltd. has been purchased for $50 million by Premium Brands Holdings Corp. (TSX: PBH).
Belmont is a privately owned Toronto-based company that provides beef burger patties and other products to restaurants and retailers including supermarkets, warehouse stores and specialty frozen-food outlets.
It recently celebrated the 50th anniversary of its founding in 1966, with annual sales of about $120 million.
Premium Brands is a Vancouver-based company that produces specialty meat products. It paid $49.2 million cash for Belmont plus shares worth $800,000.
The company has operations in six provinces from British Columbia to Quebec and four states.
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