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Ferris Coffee & Nut acquires Lush Gourmet Foods of Kalamazoo

BY MiBiz Staff Tuesday, October 25, 2016 11:16am

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.

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