Speciality food product distributor The Chef’s Warehouse has acquired protein product manufacturer and supplier Bassian Farms for an undisclosed sum.
Bassian Farms supplies restaurants and other foodservice clients with a range of protein products including dry-aged beef, poultry and seafood, and the company is expected to generate approximately $50 million in sales.
Meat supplied by Bassian Farms has not been treated with antibiotics or artificial growth hormones, and according to a statement from The Chef’s Warehouse, Bassian Farms was one of the first businesses to bring natural, sustainable, local, and antibiotic-free meat and poultry to chefs in San Francisco’s Bay Area.
Christopher Pappas, chairman and CEO of The Chef’s Warehouse said: “I would like to welcome the entire Bassian Farms organization, including founders Dan and Lee Bassian, into our growing family of companies.
“We believe that this acquisition further enhances our ability to deliver quality protein products while optimising our existing production and distribution capacity in Northern California.”
Dan Bassian, co-founder of Bassian Farms added: “We are a family company with a focus on providing quality and service to our customers.
“Chefs’ Warehouse shares these values and will help us to expand upon our customer-centric business model.”
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