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MINONG, Wis. -- Jack Link's Beef Jerky acquired a packaged meat snack products manufacturing facility in Bellevue, Neb., from Skylark Meats LLC. The transaction is expected to close by the end of this month.
According to Jack Link's, the acquisition will allow it to increase production capacity in order to meet growing consumer demand for its brand.
"Skylark Meat's Bellevue plant is a perfect fit for our business with an experienced workforce and management team," said Jack Link, CEO and chairman of the meat snack company. "The addition of this plant gives us the opportunity to expand on our existing manufacturing operations and enhance our ability to meet our customers' needs."
Currently, the Bellevue facility is a co-packaging producer for some Jack Link's meat snack products. Minong, Wis.-based Jack's Links will retain current management and employees at the Nebraska plant, the company stated in a news release.
Skylark Meats LLC is a subsidiary of American Foods Group LLC.