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House-Autry Acquires Captain Foods Businesses

FOUR OAKS, NC / AGILITYPR.NEWS / December 17, 2019 / Seasonings and Sauces Addition Builds on Breader and Baking Success

House Autry Mills, maker of America’s #1 Chicken Fry, is acquiring the brands and assets of Captain Foods Inc, the seasoning and sauce company based in Edgewater Florida. With the acquisition, House-Autry will strengthen their position in the growing seasonings and hot sauce categories behind the high-quality Captain Foods and SharkBite brands. In addition, Captain Foods is a private label supplier to many restaurants, providing a solid addition to House-Autry’s Food Service business.

“We’re very excited to add the quality products of Captain Foods to House-Autry’s stable of seasonings and breaders.” Said Craig Hagood, CEO of House-Autry Mills. “With this acquisition, we will widen the range of delicious mealtime offerings we provide to meet today’s consumer needs.”

With this purchase, House-Autry adds to its award-winning line of breaders, baking mixes, sauces and seasonings to both retail and restaurants, providing customers with a full range of delicious products for both families and guests.

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Captain Foods, Inc. (CFI) has been based in Central Florida for over 26 years, producing quality products under the Captain Foods Seasoning Blends and Sauces & also their Sharkbite Survival Kit Hot Sauces. Captain Foods is also a main private label supplier to many restaurants, food service companies, retail grocery, specialty markets and more, offering over 50 quality products at a cost-effective price.

With a history dating back to 1812, House-Autry Mills is known for producing delicious breaders and mixes, using time-honored milling techniques, while also bringing new innovation to the category, such as new chicken and pork Air Fry coating mixes, formulated specifically for today’s air fryers. House-Autry has nearly three dozen unique products for consumers to use at home, available in more than 30,000 food retailers nationwide. Its products are also served through foodservice distributors, restaurants and restaurant chains throughout the U.S.

For more information, visit house-autry.com.


Frank Pogue

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