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Kozy Shack Acquired by US Dairy Co-op

Kozy Shack Acquired by US Dairy Co-op
July 23
09:12 2012

Kozy Shack Enterprises, the North American and international producer of chilled dairy desserts, has been acquired by US dairy co-operative Land O’Lakes. The acquisition of Kozy Shack provides Land O’Lakes with entry to the attractive dairy dessert category. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Kozy Shack, based in New York, was founded by Vincent Gruppuso more than 40 years ago, and has remained a family-owned company. Kozy Shack is a leading manufacturer and marketer of premium dessert products in the US and Canada, and has a presence in Ireland for European customers. 

With annual sales of nearly $13 billion, Land O’Lakes is the second-largest farmer-owned food and agricultural cooperative in the US. It does business in all 50 states and more than 60 countries. It is a leading marketer of a full line of dairy-based consumer, food service and food ingredient products across theUnited States; serves its international customers with a variety of food and animal feed ingredients; and provides farmers and ranchers with an extensive line of agricultural supplies (feed, seed, and crop protection products) and services. Land O’Lakes also provides agricultural assistance and technical training in more than 25 developing nations.

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