Iberia Foods Corp. acquires company to expand into the Midwest

 

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North Miami-based Iberia Foods Corp., a manufacturer, importer and distributor of Hispanic, Caribbean and other specialty foods and beverages, said it has acquired the assets of Marcas Food Distributors, an independent distributor of Hispanic and European foods, based in Chicago.

Iberia said the acquisition is aimed at leading its expansion efforts into the Midwest, particularly in Illinois, Wisconsin and Indiana. The new location will be the seventh distribution hub for Iberia Foods Corp. with existing distribution centers along the East Coast in New York, Miami, Orlando, Atlanta, Baltimore and Springfield, MA.

Iberia Foods Corp.’s parent is Brooklyn Bottling Corp., a private label manufacturer and franchise bottler with a distribution network spanning 25 states.

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