The Zidian Group, through its subsidiary Summer Garden Food Manufacturing, has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by Lassonde Industries Inc. This acquisition will enhance Lassonde’s presence in the specialty food manufacturing sector by incorporating Summer Garden’s extensive product portfolio and advanced production capabilities into their operations. Based in Boardman, Ohio, Summer Garden’s state-of-the-art facility and product lineup, including key brands like G Hughes Sugar Free, Little Italy in the Bronx, and Gia Russa, will complement and expand Lassonde’s existing offerings. Brown Gibbons Lang & Company (BGL) served as the exclusive financial advisor for The Zidian Group. Thomas Zidian, founder and owner of The Zidian Group, expressed satisfaction with the deal, highlighting that Lassonde’s values align seamlessly with Summer Garden’s foundational principles. The involvement of BGL’s Food and Beverage investment banking team, led by Managing Director Daniel Gomez, played a crucial role in positioning and communicating Zidian’s narrative effectively to the market.

Food and Beverage, Consumer Packaged Goods, Manufacturing,United States, Canada

BGL Advises Specialty Food Manufacturer The Zidian Group on its Acquisition by Lassonde Industries