FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 5, 2001
DAWN FOOD PRODUCTS, INC.
ACQUIRES ATLAS BAKERY SUPPLIES, INC.
JACKSON, MI (October 5, 2001) -- Dawn Food Products, Inc. is pleased to announce the recent acquisition of Atlas Bakery Supplies, Inc., of Jackson Michigan, a bakery distributor serving customers in Michigan, Indiana and Ohio.
Effective October 5, 2001, Dawn Food Products is providing this market area with on-time deliveries of high quality, consistent bakery products, packaging, equipment, supplies and commodity ingredients, backed by outstanding technical support and attentive customer service.
In an effort to expand and improve bakery distribution service in the Midwest, Dawn Food Products plans to distribute to this market through existing distribution centers located in Detroit, Michigan, Chicago, Illinois and Louisville, Kentucky. These facilities will improve service to customers by offering an extensive line of bakery mixes, fillings, toppings, supplies and frozen products to the bakery industry.
“The Atlas acquisition was a perfect fit for Dawn in continuing our mission of being the leading bakery supplier to the retail, in-store, wholesale and foodservice segments,” said John Nally, president of Dawn Foods North America.
Dawn currently operates 26 state-of-the-art manufacturing plants and distribution facilities throughout the United States, serving bakery retail, in-store, wholesale and foodservice operations.
For further information, please contact Dawn Food Products, Inc., 2021 Micor Drive, Jackson, MI 49203. Phone: (800) 248-1144 or (517) 789-4400. Fax: (517) 789-4465. Or website: www.dawnfoods.com.
With plants in Jackson, MI; Louisville, Kentucky; Denver, Colorado; Crown Point, Indiana; York, Pennsylvania; Douglasville, Georgia; the United Kingdom and Mexico; Dawn Food Products, Inc. is one of the world’s largest bakery distributors and the nation’s oldest manufacturer of bakery mixes and bases. Dawn currently supplies a complete line of high quality, consistent mixes, bases, icings, glazes, fillings, frozen dough, par-baked and fully baked products, and equipment to the food industry.
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