Flowers makes Killer acquisition

17 Sep 2015

Flowers Foods has completed the acquisition of Dave’s Killer Bread, manufacturers of organic bread, for approximately $275 million. Dave’s Killer Bread will operate as an independent subsidiary of Flowers Foods. “We are firmly committed to staying true to the recipes, baking process, and other factors that have made Dave’s Killer Bread the best-selling organic bread in the U.S.,” […]

Flowers makes Killer acquisition

Cómo-hacer-pan-de-trigo-germinado-ecológico-y-caseroFlowers Foods has completed the acquisition of Dave’s Killer Bread, manufacturers of organic bread, for approximately $275 million. Dave’s Killer Bread will operate as an independent subsidiary of Flowers Foods.

“We are firmly committed to staying true to the recipes, baking process, and other factors that have made Dave’s Killer Bread the best-selling organic bread in the U.S.,” said Allen L. Shiver, Flowers Foods’ president and chief executive officer. “Flowers’ resources will allow more consumers to find Dave’s Killer Bread in their markets, and with the deal now completed, we can begin working together to make that happen. We welcome the more than 300 Dave’s Killer Bread employee partners, who bring great expertise and enthusiasm to Flowers.”

“We’ve got a brand that’s made for greatness: a killer recipe that’s powerfully different, a deep commitment to organic, non-GMO ingredients, and a team of partners poised to dial up our growth and take care of all of our fans,” said John Tucker, Dave’s Killer Bread president and chief executive officer. “Together with Flowers we’re going to blanket the U.S. with the best bread in the universe, and make good on our commitment to second chance employment.”