Café Valley Bakery Acquires Freed’s Bakery

Jan. 4, 2023
Adds iced mini cupcakes to Café Valley’s in-store/foodservice lines.

Café Valley Bakery, a supplier of baked goods for the in-store bakery and foodservice channels, today (Jan. 4) announced the acquisition of the assets of Freed’s Bakery, a Manchester, N.H., maker of iced mini cupcakes. Price was not disclosed.

Freed’s is known for its variety of vanilla and chocolate 12-count and 24-count cupcakes topped with innovative icing colors and designs in both everyday and seasonal offerings. It’s a new product category for Café Valley.

Café Valley has production facilities in Phoenix, Ariz., and Marion, Ind.

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