Saveur Acquires DFG Foods From Tyson

CHICAGO - Saveur Food Group, LLC, announced Tuesday, Dec. 23, that its wholly-owned subsidiary Cuisine Innovations, LLC, has acquired the business of DFG Foods, the hors d'oeuvres/appetizers division of Tyson Foods, Inc., Springdale, AR. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

DFG Foods is a manufacturer of frozen hors d'oeuvres, with brands such as Cohen's, Casino Chef, Barney's and Restauranic. Cohen's, a brand in continuous retail and foodservice distribution since 1947, is also a prominent brand in the fast-growing Kosher segment of the hors d'oeuvres/appetizers market segment. The company distributes its products nationwide in foodservice, retail and club stores.

"The main objective of Cuisine Innovations will be, as its name indicates, to concentrate on new products and become the industry innovator, as well as take the company back to its entrepreneurial roots with a strong focus on service," added Neil Cohen, executive vice-president of marketing and sales of DFG.


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