Coastal Companies Acquires Lancaster Foods

Acquisition enhances The Coastal Companies’ retail presence and expands Lancaster’s product offerings to include grab-and-go, ready-to-eat, and prepared foods

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The Coastal Companies has purchased Lancaster Foods, a leading retail produce distributor and processor. Lancaster Foods will join Coastal Sunbelt Produce, East Coast Fresh, and Hearn Kirkwood as subsidiaries of The Coastal Companies. The acquisition expands The Coastal Companies to four facilities with more than 650,000-sq-ft of cold storage and processing space, and makes it a leading resource on the East Coast for produce distribution, processing, and prepared foods.

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