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Campbell announces sale of Ferndale's Garden Fresh

Feb 28, 2019 - Detroit Free Press
Board and Executive Moves-Mergers and Acquisitions

Campbell Soup Co. said Tuesday that it has agreed to sell its Ferndale-based Garden Fresh Gourmet business as part of a turnaround effort.

The firm did not disclose the terms of the deal with the expected buyer, an affiliate of Fountain of Health USA. Fountain of Health makes hummus, dips, salads, frozen desserts and other products.

The news comes just two weeks after Jack Aronson, who founded Garden Fresh Gourmet with his wife, Annette, told the Free Press he was part of a plan to b...