Business Strategies

Bay State Acquires T. J. Harkins


By Staff

Sep 06, 2012

Bay State Milling Co. (, Quincy, Mass., announced it is acquiring T.J. Harkins Basic Commodity Brokers Inc. and subsidiaries, a supplier of natural, nutritious and flavorful ingredients for grain-based foods. T.J. Harkins specializes in sesame and edible seeds, sweet spices, ancient grains, specialty grain flours and grain blends. It’s headquartered in Bolingbrook, Ill., with a sales office in San Francisco and a distribution facility in Miami.