Published On: Sat, May 11th, 2019

Little Debbie owner McKee Foods acquires Prairie City Bakery

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McKee Foods acquisition of Prairie City Bakery : McKee Foods, a snack food and granola manufacturer based in Tennessee and also the Little Debbie owner,  has acquired Prairie City Bakery, an Illinois-based bakery company, for an undisclosed sum, as per the latest food acquisition news.

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Founded in 1994, Prairie City Bakery provides over 125 varieties of fully-baked, thaw-and-sell bakery solutions to the convenience store, foodservice and in-store bakery channels nationwide.

Prairie City Bakery offers food service products such as Ooey Gooey Butter Cakes, Big Cinnamon Rolls, Danish, Down Home Cookies, Donut Holes in a Cup, and Classic and Premium Donuts.

Little Debbie owner McKee Foods acquires Prairie City Bakery

Little Debbie owner McKee Foods acquires Prairie City Bakery. Photo courtesy of MCKEE FOODS.

Commenting on McKee Foods acquisition of Prairie City Bakery, Bill Skeens – Prairie City Bakery co-founder and CEO said: “I believe Prairie City Bakery is a perfect fit for McKee Foods.

“They share the same values regarding their commitment to quality products, serving their customers and supporting all the good people who support and work for McKee Foods.”

Apart from using the Prairie City Bakery brand name and its existing distribution channels, McKee Foods will retain all the employees and its existing Vernon Hills offices of the bakery company.

Mike McKee – McKee Foods president and CEO commenting on McKee Foods acquisition of Prairie City Bakery, said: “We sought to acquire Prairie City Bakery because they built a great brand with quality, innovative products that satisfy specific retail customer needs.

“We want to continue that success by following the same great strategy with the same great management team. We are excited to continue building on this success. We welcome Prairie City Bakery to the McKee Foods family of brands.”

McKee Foods products and McKee Foods net worth

McKee Foods, a family bakery with annual sales of about $1.4 billion, offers Little Debbie baked goods, Drake’s cakes, Sunbelt Bakery snacks and cereals, and Fieldstone Bakery food products.

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