SAN ANTONIO — C.H. Guenther & Son LLC, a producer of branded and personal label merchandise, has acquired St. Paul, Minn.-based Baldinger Bakery LP and Canada-based Baldinger & Sons Bakery, a transfer C.H. Guenther & Son stated will increase its bakery manufacturing capability and deepen its relationship with quick-service restaurant clients. Financial phrases of the transaction weren’t disclosed.
Founded in 1888 and family-owned for 4 generations, Baldinger bakes hamburger buns, rolls, bagels and different specialty bakery gadgets for multinational QSR manufacturers, together with McDonald’s, which it has equipped for the reason that Nineteen Fifties. Baldinger Bakery operates a producing facility in St. Paul whereas Baldinger & Sons Bakery operates two crops in Brampton, Ont., and Calgary, Alta. Combined, Baldinger employs roughly 220.
“We have long been impressed with the Baldinger-Sons team’s dedication to product quality and manufacturing excellence,” stated Dale Tremblay, chairman of C.H. Guenther & Son. “This combination, guided by the legacies and values of two family businesses, will provide our company with exciting growth and expansion opportunities.”
Steve Baldinger, chief govt officer of Baldinger, added, “It was very important for us to find a partner who shares our values and vision for the future while providing the strength and stability to help propel our organization for years to come. I believe we have found that partner with C.H. Guenther & Son. Both Baldinger-Sons and CHG are rooted in entrepreneurial, innovative businesses. I am excited to work with Dale, John and their team to create an even brighter future for our newly combined organization.”
The Baldinger administration workforce will proceed with the enterprise post-transaction.
C.H. Guenther & Son is owned by Pritzker Private Capital. The firm has a worldwide footprint, employs roughly 7,500 and has 27 manufacturing places in the United States, Canada and Europe. The firm manufactures value-added grain-based and frozen meals merchandise for foodservice and retail. Brands owned by the corporate embody Pioneer, White Wings, Sun-Bird and Cuisine Adventures. The firm’s roots date to 1851, when Carl H. Guenther constructed a flour mill close to Fredericksburg, Texas. The enterprise moved to San Antonio in 1859 and was renamed Pioneer Flour Mills in 1898. The authentic identify was readopted in 1999. Following a interval of fast enlargement in the 2000s, the enterprise was acquired by the Pritzker Group in 2018.