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Manitoba’s Piccola Cucina Inc. acquires Alberta food company for expansion

Pina Romolo, co-founder and CEO

Winnipeg’s Piccola Cucina Inc. announced Oct. 2 that it has acquired Calgary-based Judy G Foods Inc., a gluten free pizza and vegan dessert company.

Piccolo Cucina manufactures certified gluten & dairy-free products in Manitoba, supplying “Italian inspired, delicious, and nutritional food options that cater specifically to those managing food sensitivities” in the consumer packaged goods space. Piccolo Cucina was founded in 2009.

“This acquisition is a testament to our commitment to provide the finest and most innovative allergen friendly products to our customers,” said Pina Romolo, CEO of Piccola Cucina Inc. with the announcement. “Judy G Foods Inc. has more than 15-years dedication to quality food products for those who have dietary sensitivities. As a Canadian, women owned business we are thrilled Judy G has entrusted us to continue her legacy.”

Judy G Foods Inc. was founded in Calgary and supplies gluten-free pizza crusts, frozen pizzas and dessert mixes to food retailers.

The acquisition is effective immediately.



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