New World Pasta

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New World Pasta Corporation
Type Corporation
Founded (January 27, 1999 (1999-01-27))[1]
Headquarters Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Number of locations 5
Area served North America
Key people Bastiaan de Zeeuw (CEO)
Products Pasta, Noodle
Parent Ebro Foods
Website www.newworldpasta.com

The New World Pasta Company is the largest retail branded pasta manufacturer in North America in terms of sales[2] and a wholly owned subsidiary of Ebro Foods.[3] New World Pasta headquarters are in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The company was formed in 1999 when it divested to a private equity group from The Hershey Company. After spinning off Hershey's pasta business to the newly formed company, New World Pasta acquired most of Borden's pasta business in 2001. New World Pasta declared bankruptcy in 2004,[4][5] and in 2006, the company was acquired by Ebro Puleva S.A., a food company based in Spain.[6] As part of Ebro Puleva, New World Pasta acquired Strom Products in 2012, including the No Yolks and Wacky Mac brands. As of 2013, the company's brands include Ronzoni, San Giorgio, Skinner, American Beauty, Light 'n Fluffy, No Yolks, Wacky Mac, Prince, Catelli, Lancia and Creamette.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Business Entity Filing History". Pennsylvania Department of State. Retrieved 2013-01-11. 
  2. ^ "New World Pasta Co.: Private Company Information - BusinessWeek" (Web). BusinessWeek. 6 May 2010. Retrieved 2010-05-07. 
  3. ^ "New World Pasta: Plate of Perfection" (Web). Retail Merchandiser. Redcoat Publishing. Retrieved 2010-05-07. 
  4. ^ "New World Pasta names new CEO; Exits from bankruptcy" (Web). Gourmet Retailer. 12 December 2005. Retrieved 2010-05-07. 
  5. ^ "New World Pasta files for bankruptcy" (Web). USATODAY.com. 10 May 2004. Retrieved 2010-05-07. 
  6. ^ "Ebro Puleva to buy US, Canada's New World Pasta for $362.5 mln USD - Forbes.com" (Web). Forbes. 7 June 2006. Archived from the original on 2010-05-01. Retrieved 2010-05-07. 
  7. ^ "New World Pasta: Company profile from Hoover's" (Web). Hoover's. Retrieved 2010-05-07. 

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