Simplot to acquire Nestle Processed Potato
8/02/2000- Nestle USA Inc. and the J.R. Simplot Company
today announced an agreement has been signed
whereby Simplot will purchase Nestle USA
FoodServices Divison's processed potato business,
including three potato processing facilities.
The three potato processing plants are located
in Nampa, Idaho; Moses Lake, Wash.; and Othello,
Wash. James Munyon, Simplot Food Group President,
said, "The Nestle facilities and employees
will complement our commitment to high quality
products and operational excellence. This
acquisition supports the growth of our domestic
and export potato business."