Tyson Foods subsidiary acquires Utah company
BY Wire reports
Saturday, February 16, 2013
2/16/13 at 4:26 AM
Tyson Foods Inc. announced Friday that one of its subsidiaries has purchased the assets of Don Julio Foods of Clearfield, Utah.
Donnie Smith, president and CEO of Springdale, Ark.-based Tyson, said Tyson Mexican Original Inc. will acquire the company.
Terms of the purchase were not disclosed.
Tyson Mexican Original is the second-largest manufacturer of tortillas in the nation.
Don Julio Foods produces flour and corn tortillas, and snacks such as potato chips, tortilla chips and pretzels that are sold throughout the nation under the brand names Don Julio Authentic and Clover Club.
Tyson said Don Julio has about 50 employees and that most are expected to be retained by Tyson.