GRAND RAPIDS — Ferris Coffee & Nut Co. has acquired Kalamazoo-based Lush Gourmet Foods, a maker of flavored peanut and almonds.
Grand Rapids-based Ferris Coffee & Nut Co. will allow Lush Gourmet to operate under its original brand, according to a statement. Lush Gourmet’s founder, Bisera Urdarevik will join Ferris Coffee & Nut Co. as the company’s creative director of product development.
Lush Gourmet’s production will be transferred to Ferris Coffee & Nut Co.’s Grand Rapids headquarters in early 2017, according to the statement.
Urdarevik created Lush Gourmet in 2011 as a culinary student at Kendall College in Chicago.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed.