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Sunrise Facility Rendering

Mount Franklin Foods Redoubles Focus on Core Confectionary Business; Announces New State-of-the-Art Manufacturing Facility

8 February 2019

Heavy investment in confectionary business ups capacity and ensures continued innovation from this market leader.

EL PASO, TX (February 8, 2019)–Mount Franklin Foods, a leading manufacturer of branded, contract and private label confectionary, nuts, snacks and foodservice products, announces a proactive strategy designed to ensure continued success in meeting and exceeding production demand for the company’s core products. Mount Franklin Foods has started construction of a new 220,000 square foot state-of-the-art candy manufacturing facility in San Jeronimo – a port of entry in the Mexican state of Chihuahua, across the U.S. border from Santa Teresa, New Mexico.

Brewhouse Legends

Mount Franklin Foods Launches Pub-Inspired Snack Nut Mix

3 October 2018

EL PASO, TX (October 7, 2018)–Mount Franklin Foods, a leading manufacturer of high-quality confections, mints, nut products and nutritional gummies, announces the debut of Brewhouse Legends, distinctive snack nut mixes inspired by the innovation of craft-brewers who develop flavors with a twist from the ordinary. With the snack mix category growing nearly 5% year-over-year (IRI 52 weeks ending 12/31/17), Brewhouse Legends is poised to raise the bar on snacking. Pub-inspired flavors in unique snack nut mixes are crafted to complement a variety of individual styles and tastes. Brewhouse Legends is debuting at NACS 2018 and is available to ship to retail as of mid-October 2018.

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Mount Franklin Foods, LLC Announces Acquisition of Industry Leading Hospitality Mints, LLC

29 August 2018

Carolina-based Hospitality Mints, LLC. Mount Franklin

EL PASO, TX – August 29, 2018 – Mount Franklin Foods, LLC, the parent company of Sunrise Confections, Azar Nut Company and Mount Franklin Nutritionals announces the acquisition of Boone, North Carolina-based Hospitality Mints, LLC. Mount Franklin Foods manufactures a variety of high-quality candy and nut products including gummies, jellies, brittle, organic chocolate, nuts and fruit snacks, for the retail and foodservice industries. The acquisition, for an undisclosed sum, is effective immediately and the company has stated that production of Hospitality Mints will remain in Boone, North Carolina.