Great American Snacks, Inc., announces acquisition of Great American Appetizers

01 September 2016

Nampa, Idaho – Great American Snacks, Inc., a new subsidiary of McCain Foods USA, Inc., announced today the successful completion of its acquisition of the operating business of Great American Appetizers, headquartered in Nampa, Idaho. The company operates a second facility in Monroe, North Carolina.

The company will operate under the new name, Great American Snacks, and will retain the majority of the former staff of Great American Appetizers under the leadership of General Manager, Dan Horan.

“As the marketplace continues to change, we are excited to have a unique opportunity to invest in a new business that can keep up with the growing demand for a broad range of snack and appetizer offerings,” said Frank Finn, McCain Foods USA President.

The company specializes in frozen food product development and manufacturing through its foodservice, retail and club channel branded business. Product capabilities include snacks and appetizers, such as breaded and battered vegetable, cheese and specialty appetizers.


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About Great American Snacks, Inc.
Great American Snacks, Inc., a subsidiary of McCain Foods USA, Inc., is a manufacturer of frozen snack and appetizer products. Great American Snacks employs approximately 600 and operates two manufacturing facilities located in Nampa, Idaho and Monroe, North Carolina. McCain Foods USA, Inc. is a leading supplier of frozen potato and snack food products for the foodservice markets, including major national food chains. The company also supports retail grocery chains with both McCain and private label potato products. McCain Foods USA Inc., headquartered in Lisle, Illinois, employs 4,500 people and operates production facilities in California, Idaho, Maine, Nebraska, Washington and Wisconsin.