Gay Lea Co-operative GrowingOctober 15, 2014 2:19pm
Gay Lea Foods Co-operative Limited is acquiring Hewitt’s Dairy.
The agreement is set to close November 1.
Gay Lea was formed in 1958 and has an operation in Teeswater. Hewitt’s Dairy is a family-owned and operated processor in Hagersville and has been in the dairy industry for over 125 years. Hewitt’s produces milk, cream, sour cream, cultured beverages, yogourt and a full range of dairy goat products.
CEO of Gay Leas says the acquisition will expand the Co-operative’s presence in the provincial dairy marketplace and increase the diversity of goods.