April 12, 2017
The Andersons, Inc. Grain Group has purchased Purity Foods, Inc., an organic and conventional ancient grains processor in Hudson, Michigan.
“Our investment in Purity Foods is consistent with our objective to expand the Grain Group’s food ingredient business,” says Food Ingredients and Specialty Grains Director Andy Vollmar. “The Andersons has been a long-time supplier of food grade corn, oats, soybeans and wheat to the U.S. food market. We are now moving into milling ancient grain products with a direct transparent supply chain, giving visibility to and for our farm customers as well as our food manufacturers. We are excited about the new capabilities this acquisition gives our company.”
Purity Foods has a 650,000-bushel storage capacity along with two production lines. The site is certified by the American Institute of Baking (AIB) and Quality Assurance International (QAI). It also has a cleaning facility that is capable of conditioning and color sorting organic and conventional grains.
Source: The Andersons, Inc.
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