Thursday, October 16, 2014

Gay Lea buys Hewitt’s Dairy

Gay Lea Foods Co-operative Ltd., is buying Hewitt's Dairy of Hagersville.

No terms for the deal, which is due to close Nov. 1,  have been disclosed.

Hewitt’s employs 65 people and specializes in the processing of milk, cream, yogurt, ice cream and a complete line of goat milk products.

Gay Lea Foods is Ontario's largest dairy co-operative with 1,200 members, 835 employees and annual sales of about $560 million under several brands including Gay Lea, Nordica, Ivanhoe and Salerno.