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Perkins Acquires Cirelli Foods, Inc.

Perkins Paper, Inc. has announced the agreement to purchase certain assets of Cirelli Foods, Inc. of Middleborough, MA, effective November 1, 2010.

TAUNTON, MA -- Perkins Paper, Inc. has announced the agreement to purchase certain assets of Cirelli Foods, Inc. of Middleborough, MA, effective November 1, 2010.

Perkins is a privately owned broadline wholesale distributor of food service paper, janitorial and sanitation, restaurant equipment and supplies, and food products. Their main focus of distribution is the New England region, as well as New York and New Jersey. They are a member of UNIPRO, NPTA, ISSA, SEFA, DDA, IFDA, as well as one of the founding members of Network Associates, Mount Prospect, IL.

โ€œWe believe that this acquisition is consistent with our long-stated goal of creating profitable growth both internally and externally,โ€ stated Gary Perkins, Chief Executive Officer. Perkins further stated that, โ€œThe marketing strength and product assortment of Cirelli Foods, Inc. is synergistic with Perkinsโ€™ existing company profile.โ€ Larry Perkins, President of Perkins, stated, โ€œWe are all very excited about this latest acquisition.โ€

For more information, visit www.perkins1.com.

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