ST. LOUIS -- Landshire Inc. has acquired Ft. Worth, TX-based sandwich maker Mom's Food Products Inc. Both companies produce convenience sandwiches for the vending, convenience store and foodservice industries, and Landshire plans to introduce the Mom's brand in its national distribution channels.
Through the acquisition, Landshire gains Mom's 2,400 direct store delivery locations in Texas, with offices in the Dallas, Austin and Houston areas, and the Mom's production plant in Ft. Worth. Landshire will increase its DSD customer count to 12,000 convenience stores and establish a stronger presence in the state of Texas.
Mom's Food Products was launched in 1946 and has been operated by its current ownership and management group since 1980. It also distributes Bon Appétit pastries, Jack Link's beef jerky, fresh salads, Eckrich deli lunchmeat, Kraft Lunchables, Van Holten pickles and coffee, among other items, to its direct-store delivery locations.
Founded in 1961, Landshire has grown from a small regional sandwich producer to a national supplier of foodservice products. It serves 22 states through direct-store delivery, providing pre-packaged sandwiches, along with hot sandwiches, pastries and roller grill items. It also distributes products through national foodservice suppliers.