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October 12, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Two Oakland-based Bakeries to Merge: Dallas-based Specialty Foods Corp. said it is merging Mother's Cake & Cookie Co. and Pacific Coast Baking Co. The companies will make up the Western Bakery Group, which will have annual revenue of more than about $400 million, representing one-fifth of the total revenue of Specialty Foods Corp., Chairman Robert Haas said. Specialty Foods, formed by a group of investors, in August completed a $1.
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October 15, 1998 | Bloomberg News
Specialty Foods Corp. agreed to buy Archway Cookies Inc. and San Diego Bread Co. for more than $100 million as the closely held food maker concentrates on its baking business. The acquisitions will make Specialty Foods the third-largest U.S. cookie maker and boost California sales of its Boudin brand sourdough bread, the company said. It did not disclose the price for each company. Deerfield, Ill.
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October 15, 1998 | Bloomberg News
Specialty Foods Corp. agreed to buy Archway Cookies Inc. and San Diego Bread Co. for more than $100 million as the closely held food maker concentrates on its baking business. The acquisitions will make Specialty Foods the third-largest U.S. cookie maker and boost California sales of its Boudin brand sourdough bread, the company said. It did not disclose the price for each company. Deerfield, Ill.
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October 12, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Two Oakland-based Bakeries to Merge: Dallas-based Specialty Foods Corp. said it is merging Mother's Cake & Cookie Co. and Pacific Coast Baking Co. The companies will make up the Western Bakery Group, which will have annual revenue of more than about $400 million, representing one-fifth of the total revenue of Specialty Foods Corp., Chairman Robert Haas said. Specialty Foods, formed by a group of investors, in August completed a $1.
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April 1, 1997 | (Bloomberg News)
Kansas City, Mo.-based Interstate Bakeries Corp. said it bought the San Francisco French Bread Co. from Rosemont, Ill.-based Specialty Foods Corp. for an undisclosed amount. San Francisco French Bread, which has annual sales of about $100 million, makes the Parisian, Columbo and Toscana sourdough breads and rolls sold in California. Interstate, the maker of Wonder breads and Hostess Twinkies, said it intends to distribute the sourdough products over a larger region.
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