UTZ BRANDS TO ACQUIRE FESTIDA FOODS
ACQUISITION VERTICALLY INTEGRATES LARGEST SUPPLIER OF THE COMPANY’S ON THE BORDER® TORTILLA CHIP BRAND
Hanover, PA – May 11, 2021 – Utz Brands, Inc. (NYSE: UTZ) (“Utz” or the “Company”), a leading U.S. manufacturer of branded salty snacks, announced that its subsidiaries have entered into a definitive agreement with Great Lakes Festida Holdings, Inc. and related entities, to acquire all of the assets, including the real estate located in Grand Rapids, MI, related to the operation of Festida Foods (“Festida Foods” or “Festida”). Festida Foods is a leading manufacturer of tortilla chips, corn chips, and pellet snacks, and the largest manufacturer of tortilla chips for Utz’s ON THE BORDER® (“OTB”) tortilla chip brand. The total purchase price is $41 million and is subject to customary purchase price adjustments.