Brynwood Partners VI L.P. announced that it has sold its investment in Sun Country Foods, Inc. to Continental Mills, Inc. The transaction closed Dec. 10. Terms and conditions were not disclosed.
Sun Country Foods is headquartered in Norwood, MA, with a manufacturing facility in Manhattan, KS. It manufactures and markets the iconic Kretschmer Wheat Germ brand. Founded in 1936 by Charles Kretschmer, the brand has a 90% market share in the U.S. wheat germ category and is offered in two flavors: Original Toasted and Honey Crunch.
Sun Country Foods was formed by Brynwood VI in 2011 to acquire the Kretschmer Wheat Germ brand from The Quaker Oats Company.