Island Oasis joins Kerry by way of acquisition

Thursday 8 October, 2015

Kerry has acquired Island Oasis, the industry leader in all-natural premium cocktail mixes for foodservice specialty beverages.

Based in Walpole, Massachusetts, Island Oasis is the category leader serving 14,000+ bars, restaurants and resort customers. The Island Oasis product line also includes frozen and shelf-stable fruit purees, coffee blends, nutrients for goal-specific drinks and machinery that allow customers to create frozen beverages at the push of a button. The company has manufacturing facilities in Byesville, Ohio, and Buffalo, New York.

The acquisition of Island Oasis strengthens Kerry's beverage leadership position in foodservice, particularly with key chain accounts, distributors and our brands business. Kerry welcomes Mike Herbert, CEO; Tony Battaglia, President; and the 380 Island Oasis employees to the Kerry team. Mike, Tony and the Island Oasis management team will work with the Kerry team to bring our organizations together to drive new growth and greater value for our customers.