Castleton, NY–Hudson River Foods, a family of organic, non-GMO, kosher, vegan and allergy-free food and beverages, announced in a press release that it has acquired two companies: Dancing Deer Baking Co., a Boston-based gourmet gift basket company, and Hodgson Mill, an Effingham, IL-based manufacturer of flours, cereals, baking ingredients and baking mixes.
“With these strategic acquisitions, Hudson River Foods continues to reinforce its leadership position in every aspect of the non-GMO, kosher and organic food and beverage market,” said Donna Ratner, COO of Hudson River Foods. “We’ve come a long way since we first started selling green drinks in 2005 and made our first acquisition in 2008. We’re absolutely thrilled to bring these cutting-edge brands into the fold.”
Both companies have transitioned operations to Hudson River Foods’ headquarters in the Hudson River Valley, just south of Albany. According to the release, this environmentally conscious 100,000-square-foot manufacturing plant is outfitted with energy-efficient HVAC systems and LED lighting for the Hudson River Foods family of brands, which also includes Tempt Hemp, European Gourmet Bakery, Cherrybrook Kitchen, Epic Seed, 479 Popcorn, Healthy To Go and High Country Kombucha.