(Le Mars) — Wells Enterprises, Incorporated has acquired Fieldbrook Foods headquartered in Dunkirk, New York from Arbor Investments effective April 15, 2019. This purchase expands Wells’ current manufacturing capacity, diversifies its ability to support customers geographically to help meet future demand and adds an important footprint on the East Coast.
Mike Wells, CEO and president of Wells Enterprises says, “The combination creates a stronger platform for growth and positions us to better serve our customers, as well as providing a more geographically diverse footprint for us.” Wells continued, “We’re excited for the future and growing our business together.”
Wells and Fieldbrook have highly complementary businesses. Wells is the #3 ice cream manufacturer in the U-S with a strong house of brands including signature brand, Blue Bunny, along with private label and co-pack business.
Fieldbrook is a strong private label/contract manufacturer located in the Northeast. Fieldbrook operates two manufacturing facilities, one in Dunkirk, another in Lakewood, New Jersey. Together, Wells and Fieldbrook will employ over 3,800 people and produce close to 200 million gallons of ice cream.