USA – In a move to diversify its product offerings, US-based The Miami Beef Company has announced the successful acquisition of local peer Hofmann Sausage.

The deal, with an undisclosed value, marks Miami Beef’s foray into the hot dogs and sausages market.

“We are thrilled to welcome Hofmann Sausage to the Miami Beef family,” Robert Young, CEO of Miami Beef, stated expressing excitement about the acquisition.

“Our goal is to expand our product range and offer our customers the full grilling experience, combining high-quality hamburgers with hot dogs and sausages.”

Founded in 1879 in Syracuse, New York, Hofmann is renowned for its sausage and hot dog products, with a strong presence in the central New York area.

The company’s diverse portfolio includes beef and pork frankfurters, smoked sausage, bratwursts, beef jerky, and condiments.

Miami Beef, established in 1972, specializes in fresh and frozen meat production, manufacturing chicken and beef patties, ground meat, steak, and other meat-based products.

The company’s well-known brands include Miami Beef, Free Graze, Florida Raised, and Sizzle King. With a robust presence in the retail market throughout the US, Miami Beef also serves the foodservice channel, catering to schools, universities, healthcare facilities, and the military.

The strategic acquisition involved significant investment in the growth of Hofmann Sausage’s plants.

“Our plan is to turbo-charge the growth of Hofmann’s footprint throughout the country and continue to look for complementary brands to acquire,” Young outlined.

Hofmann, in a statement on its Facebook page on February 15, expressed enthusiasm about joining forces with Miami Beef.

“It aligns well with Hofmann’s core values and produces high-quality products like we have been doing for well over a century.”

The company assured its customers that it would maintain its roots in Syracuse, continuing to produce its famous, classic franks and sausage recipes while exploring new and tasty products.

In the past two years, Hofmann has expanded its southeastern distribution by partnering with Walmart locations around Florida.

Additionally, the company successfully introduced its Natural Casing German Brand Cheddar Franks to Harris Teeter in eight states.

Miami Beef’s CEO, Young, hinted at further acquisitions on the horizon, indicating the company’s commitment to growth and diversification within the meat industry.


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