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July 26, 2021

FlexXray Announces Significant Growth Investment from Warburg Pincus and Tilia Holdings

Investment to increase market adoption, expand geographic reach, and broaden service offerings ARLINGTON, TEXAS, NEW YORK, CHICAGO – July 26, 2021 – FlexXray, the nation’s largest provider of x-ray inspection and recovery services for food companies, has announced a significant growth investment from Warburg Pincus, a leading global growth investor and Tilia Holdings (“Tilia”), a …

July 08, 2021

Warburg Pincus and Tilia Holdings Announce Investment in Food Safety Net Services

Investment and merger with Certified Group creates a leading, national testing platform NEW YORK, July 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Warburg Pincus, a leading global growth investor, today announced an investment in Food Safety Net Services (“FSNS”), a leading provider of laboratory testing services for customers in the food & beverage end-markets. The company serves a broad range of …

May 07, 2021

TILIA PARTNERS WITH WHEAT MONTANA, A PREMIUM PROVIDER OF BETTER-FOR-YOU FRESH AND FROZEN BAKERY AND MILLED PRODUCTS

CHICAGO, IL – MAY 7, 2021  |  Tilia Holdings (“Tilia”), a Chicago-based private investment firm focused exclusively on the food and nutrition supply chain, completed its investment in Wheat Parent, Inc. (“Wheat Montana” or the “Company”) from River Associates on April 30, 2021.  Founded in 1978 and headquartered in Three Forks, Montana, the Company develops …

April 30, 2021

TILIA PARTNERS WITH NUTRISCIENCE INNOVATIONS, A SPECIALTY INGREDIENTS SOLUTIONS PROVIDER

NutriScience Innovations supplies premium proprietary ingredients to the world’s largest nutraceutical, dietary supplement and food & beverage companies. CHICAGO, IL – APRIL 30, 2021  |  Tilia Holdings (“Tilia”), a Chicago-based private investment firm focused exclusively on the food and nutrition supply chain, completed its investment in NutriScience Innovations, LLC (“NutriScience” or the “Company”) from Lakeview …

October 23, 2020

JIM MILLER JOINS TILIA AS OPERATING PARTNER

CHICAGO, IL – October 23, 2020  |  Tilia Holdings (“Tilia”), a Chicago-based private investment firm focused on business-to-business services for the food supply chain, is thrilled to announce that Jim Miller, previously President at Mérieux NutriSciences North America, has joined the team as an Operating Partner.  With nearly 30 years of experience as a food …

October 23, 2020

TILIA WELCOMES KATHLEEN QUINN AS OPERATING PARTNER

CHICAGO, IL – October 23, 2020  |  Tilia Holdings (“Tilia”), a Chicago-based private investment firm focused on business-to-business services for the food supply chain, is delighted to announce that Kathleen Quinn, former CFO of Ornua North America, has joined the team as an Operating Partner.  Kathleen Quinn has more than two decades of experience as …

August 14, 2020

TILIA ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF ELLISON BAKERY, A PREMIER BAKERY SOLUTIONS PROVIDER OF COOKIES, CRUNCHES, INCLUSIONS AND BARS

CHICAGO, IL – August 14, 2020  |  Tilia Holdings (“Tilia”), a Chicago-based private investment firm focused on business-to-business services for the food supply chain, completed its investment in Ellison Bakery, LLC (“Ellison” or the “Company”) on August 6, 2020. Headquartered in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Ellison is a premier bakery solutions provider for the retail, food …

December 06, 2019

TILIA INVESTS IN TRILOGY WAREHOUSE PARTNERS

Tilia invests in one of Central Midwest’s leading cold storage and ambient food warehousing providers CHICAGO, IL – DECEMBER 6, 2019 | Tilia Holdings is pleased to announce the acquisition of Trilogy Warehouse Partners and its warehousing affiliates (“Trilogy”) as of December 6, 2019. The transaction will provide new growth opportunities for Trilogy through the …

July 15, 2019

Universal Pure Acquires Stay Fresh Foods

Universal Pure Holdings LLC (“Universal Pure”), a Tilia Holdings company, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Stay Fresh Foods LLC (“Stay Fresh”) as of July 1, 2019.

March 21, 2019

Tilia Announces Acquisition Of Proven Partners Group, A Leading Food Contract Manufacturer And Packager

Tilia Holdings (“Tilia”), a Chicago-based private investment firm focused on business services for the food supply chain, completed its investment in Proven Partners Group, LLC (“PPG” or the “Company”) on February 22, 2019. Headquartered in Elgin, Illinois, PPG is a leading contract manufacturer and packager of dried and powdered foods.

December 10, 2018

Tilia Partners With Universal Pure, A Leading Food Safety Platform

Tilia Holdings (“Tilia”), a Chicago-based private investment firm focused exclusively on the food supply chain, completed its investment in Universal Pure Holdings, LLC (“Universal Pure” or the “Company”) on November 21, 2018.

March 19, 2018

Tilia Holdings LLC Announces its Recent Acquisition of Refrig-It, Inc.

CHICAGO, IL –Tilia Holdings LLC announces its recent acquisition of Refrig-It, Inc. (Kearny, NJ), a leading provider of outsourced cold chain warehousing and supply chain services for imported nuts, dried fruits, ancient grains, and other low moisture foods.  The investment is the firm’s first since its inception in July 2017. Refrig-It will continue to operate …

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