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Sequel Holdings Acquires Mrs. Gerry's Kitchen
Jul. 27, 2020
DALLAS, TX, - Sequel Holdings announced that in July 2020, it acquired a majority interest in Mrs. Gerry’s Kitchen, headquartered in Albert Lea, Minnesota.
Mrs. Gerry’s Kitchen is a developer, manufacturer, marketer and distributor of premium salads and side dishes for retail and foodservice customers. The company’s primary products include fresh refrigerated potato salads, pasta salads, coleslaws, macaroni and cheese and mashed potatoes.
Mrs. Gerry’s Kitchen was founded by Gerry Vogt over 45 years ago in a small 1,100 square foot kitchen using a popular family recipe for potato salad. Mrs. Gerry’s Kitchen now sells more than 50 million pounds of product each year and employs 250 team members at its 223,000 square foot facility. Gerry Vogt’s three children continue to own a minority interest in the business, and her son Chad serves as the company’s Chief Executive Officer.
“We are so pleased to add this new platform to our portfolio,” said Ron Klein, Partner – Head of Food & Beverage of Sequel. “Mrs. Gerry’s has built an outstanding business in the premium refrigerated foods category, with a host of on-trend products and a diverse group of loyal customers. We look forward to continuing their growth as we build upon their strong foundation.”
About Sequel Holdings, L.P.
Sequel Holdings is a Dallas-based private equity firm founded in 2002. Sequel specializes in making control equity investments in profitable lower middle market businesses, focused primarily on the food and beverage industry, as well as select opportunities in the agribusiness, and plastics and specialty materials sectors.