Guacamole Dip

Flagship Food Group Acquires Guacamole and Dips Processor Yucatan Foods

Feb. 8, 2023
Yucatan Foods manufactures fresh guacamole and salsa for sale throughout the U.S. and Canada.

Denver-based Flagship Food Group, manufacturers of tortillas, tortilla chips, salsa, green chile, and frozen Mexican handheld products, has acquired Yucatan Foods LLC, according to a company release.

Yucatan manufactures fresh guacamole and salsa under the Yucatan and Cabo Fresh brands, and sells its products throughout the U.S. and Canada. The acquisition includes Yucatan’s 97,000-sq.-ft. processing facility in Silao, Mexico.

Flagship operates manufacturing and distribution facilities in Colorado, Kansas, California, New Mexico, and Mexico. The company claims to be the largest flame roaster of Hatch Valley green chiles in the world, and its brands include 505 Southwestern jarred green chile; La Tortilla Factory tortillas; Hatch Kitchen frozen burritos and Lilly B’s frozen quesadillas; and Young Guns foodservice-distributed Hatch Valley green chile. Other brands include TJ Farms, Mama Lupes and Select New Mexico.

About the Author

Andy Hanacek | Senior Editor

Andy Hanacek has covered meat, poultry, bakery and snack foods as a B2B editor for nearly 20 years, and has toured hundreds of processing plants and food companies, sharing stories of innovation and technological advancement throughout the food supply chain. In 2018, he won a Folio:Eddie Award for his unique "From the Editor's Desk" video blogs, and he has brought home additional awards from Folio and ASBPE over the years. In addition, Hanacek led the Meat Industry Hall of Fame for several years and was vice president of communications for We R Food Safety, a food safety software and consulting company.

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