/PRNewswire/ – Bunge North America, the North American operating arm of Bunge Limited, announced that it purchased Whole Harvest Foods, LLC, a leading refiner and packager of expeller pressed commercial cooking oil.
Whole Harvest Foods products, which including frying oils, pan sprays and liquid butter alternatives are manufactured at its vegetable oil refinery and packaging facility in Warsaw, North Carolina, and its packaging plant in Las Vegas, Nevada.
“Whole Harvest Foods’ patented refining process creates a host of minimally processed products that have excellent taste and texture, a long fry life and require no artificial preservatives,” said Tim Gallagher, executive vice president, Oilseed Value Chain, Bunge North America. “As ‘The Oil Experts,’ the Whole Harvest Foods products are a great addition to our product portfolio delivering the simple label features that our customers want.”
Whole Harvest Foods’ products are made from expeller pressed canola, cottonseed and soy oils and will provide solutions to both Bunge’s consumer food manufacturer and foodservice customers. The company has about 35 employees at its two locations who will become a part of the Bunge team.
Financial terms were not disclosed.
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