R.A.B. Food Group. LLC, the owner of Manischewitz®, today announces a significant investment in Cuisine Innovations, LLC. While continuing to operate separately from Manischewitz®, this investment brings together two leading branded kosher and specialty food organizations and solidifies RAB Food Group's position as the nation's leading kosher food company.
RAB Food Group President and Chief Executive Officer Bruce Bossidy said: "The partnership with Cuisine Innovations complements and strengthens our core kosher businesses while also creating new strategic options for us. We will now be able to work closely to better serve our consumers, retailers and foodservice customers while enjoying purchasing synergies and enhanced brand marketing."
Paul Bensabat and Alain Bankier of Cuisine Innovations will be joining the organization as Co-Presidents working directly with management on acquisitions and strategy as well as the strategic development of the Cuisine Innovations business. "We are very excited to be working with the new team and believe that the combination will provide for an even brighter future for both organizations" said Bensabat.
ABOUT R.A.B. FOOD GROUP, LLC: Manischewitz® is a 120 year old branded food manufacturer including the largest processed kosher food company in North America. It manufactures and markets Manischewitz®, Rokeach®, Horowitz/Margareten®, Mishpacha®, Goodman's®, Season® and Guiltless Gourmet® brand products.
ABOUT CUISINE INNOVATIONS, LLC: Cuisine Innovations is a leading frozen specialty and kosher foods company that manufactures and markets products under the Cuisine Innovations™, Cohen's®, Ratner's®, and Barney's® brands. With its three state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities, the company is today the largest privately held frozen hors d'oeuvres manufacturer in the US. Over the past four years, Cuisine Innovations has acquired DFG Foods (the specialty appetizers division of Tyson's Food), Herb's Specialty Foods and King Kold®/Ratner's®.