Snyder's-Lance expands distribution network with Greer acquisition

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Snyder's-Lance announced it has acquired a snack food distributor serving the Rhode Island, eastern Massachusetts and New Hampshire markets.

The company said it has acquired all of the issued and outstanding shares of George Greer Co. Greer distributes Synder's-Lance's Cape Cod, Lance, Archway and Stella D'oro brands, as well as other leading brands and private-label products.

"We're excited to expand our direct store delivery distribution system in New England with the addition of Greer," said Ed Good, president of S-L Distribution, a subsidiary of Snyder's-Lance. "Leveraging the strengths of Greer is a great way for us to extend the reach of our DSD network, expand service for our customers and enhance the long-term opportunities for our independent operators in the region."

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