Hero Group purchases Baby Gourmet to expand footprint in US baby foods market

SWITZERLAND – Swiss international consumer food manufacturer, the Hero Group has acquired Baby Gourmet​, a Canadian organic meal and snack brand for babies and toddlers, for a undisclosed sum. Headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Baby Gourmet offers a range of meals and snacks, including cereals and purée pouches. In 2014, the company launched organic children’s snack brand, Slammers Snacks nationally in the US. Slammers Snacks will now be part of Baby Gourmet. Following the acquisition, Baby Gourmet and the Hero Group – which also owns US baby food brand Beech-Nut –…

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