Centre Partners invests in Golding Farms Foods
American middle market private equity firm Centre Partners has invested in Golding Farms, a North Carolina-based producer of private label, branded and co-manufactured sauces and condiments.
Financial details of the investment have not been revealed by either company.
Established in 1972, Golding Farms operates an SQF level 3-certified facility with processing and packaging capabilities.
The company offers Asian sauces, honey, aiolis, steak sauces, syrups, Worcestershire sauces and relishes.
Centre Partners managing partner David Jaffe said: “Golding Farms has a 45-year history of providing excellent products and service to its retail grocery partners through its dedicated employees, impressive product development and innovation capabilities, and highly efficient manufacturing operation with leading food safety industry certifications.
“Golding Farms represents an opportunity for us to invest in a high-growth food business and accelerate growth further with additional management resources and investment capital.”
With more than three decades of experience in the food industry, entrepreneur and executive John Frostad will join Golding Farms as CEO.
Frostad said: “Golding Farms is a special company with long-standing relationships and commitments to its customers, suppliers and employees, as well as the Winston-Salem community.
“I look forward to working with each of these constituents to grow Golding Farms in the coming years.”