La Costeña Group Buys Del Sol Food
The La Costeña Group of Cos.’ is operating company, Sabormex, has acquired Brenham, Texas-based Del Sol Food Co., the owner of the Briannas Fine Salad Dressing brand, from the Brown family.
Based in Mexico City, the La Costeña Group of companies does business in more than 30 countries worldwide and has significant operations in the United States via Faribault Foods and Vilore Foods. The La Costeña Group’s operating companies include La Costeña, Sabormex, Faribault Foods, and Vilore Foodss. Well-known brands within the U.S. businesses include S& W beans, SunVista, Luck’s, and Kerns Nectars, in addition to serving as a major private label supplier for grocery retailers and a trusted co-packer for global CPG brands.
“The La Costeña Group and Del Sol is an excellent match in many important ways” said Jerry Brown, president of Del Sol. “Both companies are family-owned and financially strong and have a long-standing commitment to their customers, employees and, importantly, their communities.” Brown will aid in the transition of Del Sol to La Costeña as an advisor. Del Sol will continue to be headquartered and operated in Brenham, Texas. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.