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Posted October 22, 2004 by Nick Lindauer in Makers
 
 

Baumer Foods Inc., the manufacturer of Crystal Hot Sauce, has purchased The Figaro Co


Baumer Foods Inc., the manufacturer of Crystal Hot Sauce, has purchased The Figaro Co. of Mesquite, Texas, to increase its footing in the $7.7 billion condiment industry.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Figaro manufactures Hickory Liquid Smoke, Mesquite Liquid Smoke and Fajita Marinade. Baumer, a family-owned company, produces and distributes hot, soy, steak, teriyaki, wing and Worchestershire sauces, along with spicy brown and yellow mustards.
The Figaro Co. will be operated as a division of Baumer Foods, but production of its products will cease and be shifted to Baumer’s New Orleans plant, which employs about 200


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