Consumer Foods & Products

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Consumer Foods

Akoya has identified a Consumer Food sector strategy that capitalizes on key societal trends and select product categories that are well positioned relative to these key trends. We have chosen to focus on product categories that meet the following criteria:

  • The product category benefits from several of the key societal trends
  • The category size is sufficiently large (>$500 MM) to provide growth opportunities
  • The market share structure of the category represents an attractive scenario with the #1 brand share at The selected company or business is not marketing intensive, but rather focuses primarily on private label and/or foodservice business
  • Company gross margins are 40-50%, or can reach that range within 1 year
  • Existing capacity is sufficient to support at least two to three years of growth

Target Segments for Consumer Foods

  • Ethnic Foods
  • Food Ingredients
  • Frozen/Refrigerated
  • Healthy Snacks
  • Natural/Better For You
  • Prepared Foods

Consumer Products

Akoya is focusing on the Consumer Products sector comprising of over $500 Billion of annual sales in the US. A consumer products company develops, manufactures and markets products through the following channels – Specialty Retailers, Wholesale Clubs, Food & Drug, Mass Merchants, ecommerce/online retailers, B2b or B2C Distributors and Independent Dealers. We seek companies that fall within one or more of the following categories.

  • Unique products, technology or defensible market positions
  • Quality products, recognizable brands, established channels of distribution
  • Under-performing business requiring strategic realignment, new talent or additional capital
    Steady cash flow but lacking sufficient funds to reach full potential
  • Companies run by owner/operators that wish to diversify holdings; remain with the business with partial ownership

Target Segments for Consumer Products

  • Housewares & Home Improvement Products
  • Home, School, & Office Products
  • Sports & Recreational Products

Companies in this sector