Insight Beverages Joins Kerry By Way Of Acquisition

June 23, 2015

June 22, 2015 – Kerry, a world leading taste and nutrition company, is excited to announce Insight Beverages has joined its portfolio of beverages brands and production solutions by way of acquisition.

Founded as Pinnacle Food Products, Inc. in 1981 and now based in Lake Zurich Illinois, the company changed its name to Insight Beverages in 2008 to align with its position as a leading beverage formulator and manufacturer serving convenience and grocery stores plus other retail outlets. A hot beverage leader in the convenience store channel, Insight Beverage’s product portfolio includes over 1,500 diverse products including cocoa and coffee specialty offerings, fruit-flavored beverages, and functional beverages.

"This partnership will enable Insight Beverages to offer our customers a greater depth and breadth of product offerings, strengthened innovation and expanded capabilities, all focused to better serve our customers today and into the future," said Andy Burke, CEO and president of Insight Beverages.

The addition of Insight Beverages significantly expands Kerry’s industry-leading beverage product solutions, manufacturing expertise and presence in the convenience store channel. “Insight Beverages has a strong portfolio of product offerings with an unparalleled commitment to customer satisfaction. We are committed to strengthening that reputation under the Kerry umbrella,” said Corrie Byron, Kerry’s Vice President & General Manager – Foodservice and Consumer Brands in North America.

Together, Kerry and Insight Beverages share an entrepreneurial spirit, history of growth and success, value-added product development and commitment to customer service, which is a great recipe for customer success.

“We are very excited about the potential growth opportunities this partnership creates for our customers and look forward to continuing to provide industry leading insights, products and services," said Burke.