TORONTO CanGro Foods Inc. today announced that it has changed its name to ’Del Monte Canada Inc.’ “The name Del Monte Canada better represents who we are,” said Bruce Major, Chief Executive Officer, “It reinforces the strong brand focus of our company. Our market leading Del Monte and Aylmer food products have been trusted by Canadians for over 100 years.” The business was formerly operated as the Canadian Grocery Division of Kraft Canada prior to being sold in January 2006 to an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners and an affiliate of EG Capital Group, LLC.
Del Monte Canada
Del Monte Canada, is the market leader in canned fruit, refrigerated fruit and canned tomatoes and is #2 in canned vegetables sold under the Del Monte and Aylmer brands. The company has recently launched Del Monte branded fruit snacks and sublicenses the Del Monte brand to Nestlé Canada Inc. for frozen fruit novelties.