Fortifi Food Processing Solutions completes acquisition of REICH


Wednesday, 20 March, 2024

Fortifi Food Processing Solutions completes acquisition of REICH

Headquartered in Texas, Fortifi Food Processing Solutions (Fortifi), a large platform of food processing equipment and automation solutions, announced that it has completed its acquisition of REICH Thermoprozesstechnik GmbH (REICH), which develops thermoprocessing systems for red meat, fish, poultry, cheese, pet food and other food markets.

REICH joins a platform that includes other brands, such as Bettcher Industries, Frontmatec and MHM Automation. Operating in more than 15 countries spanning five continents, Fortifi provides a range of solutions across the food industry including applications in protein, dairy, and fruits and vegetables.

“REICH leads the further processing industry in smoking and cooking systems,” said Massimo Bizzi, Chief Executive Officer of Fortifi. “This acquisition bolsters Fortifi’s offerings across food processing and enables us to offer a more comprehensive solution to our customers.”

“All of us at REICH are delighted to join the Fortifi platform,” said Tobias Layer, Chief Executive Officer of REICH. “We look forward to leveraging our shared commitment to customer service and innovation and driving continued growth for both businesses.”

In conjunction with the transaction, all REICH employees will join Fortifi’s broad-based ownership program that provides the opportunity to participate in the benefits of equity ownership.

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