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.