Food equipment maker Middleby Corp. (Nasdaq: MIDD) has acquired Wild Goose Filling, a manufacturer of liquid filling systems for food and beverage packaging equipment. The target is known for the Wild Goose and Inline Filling Systems brands.
Wild Goose Filling is known for its canning process that allows customers to minimize installation, set up and training costs while improving quality.
“The company has industry-leading technology serving the fast-growing craft beverage market which includes beer, seltzer, cold brew and kombucha, and is also well-positioned in other attractive niche markets,” says Middleby CEO Tim FitzGerald about Wild Goose. Research shows current market trends are moving from bottled to canned beverages, according to Middleby.