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Weston Foods acquires commercial bakery

A commercial bakery in Mississauga, Ont., Starr Culinary Delights, is now part of the Weston Foods family

Toronto – Weston Foods, a subsidiary of George Weston Limited has acquired Mississauga, Ont.-based Starr Culinary Delights Inc.

StarrCulinary290x215Starr Culinary Delights is a commercial bakery that was established in 1990. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.

The company manufactures coffee cakes, layer cakes, cheesecakes, mousse cakes, cupcakes, loaf cakes, flans and brownies for retail grocery, private label and foodservice.

Starr Culinary Delights started out as a small pastry shop supplying five-star restaurants and today distributes across North America.


Kevin McDonough, president of Frozen and Biscuit Divisions at Weston, says the acquisition will help grow the company’s cake and sweet goods business. He adds that the owners of Starr Culinary Delights, Kelly Perera and Christian Perera, will continue to play a role in the company under Weston Foods’ ownership.



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