Entries by Andres Baez

The Legacy Companies, a NAFEM Member, Donates to Feeding America to Support Second Harvest Food Bank.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Legacy Companies, a NAFEM Member, Donates to Feeding America to Support Second Harvest Food Bank. Weston, FL (August 27, 2020) – The Legacy Companies, a leading food service manufacturer and consumer appliance company, donated spices and seasonings to Second Harvest Food Bank through the North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers […]

The Legacy Companies Completes Acquisition of Avanti® Products in Doral, Florida

March, 5th, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Fort Lauderdale, Florida (BUSINESS WIRE), The Legacy Companies has announced it has acquired Avanti® Products, a trusted brand and leader in the consumer appliance industry. Avanti® develops, manufacturers and markets compact appliances including refrigerators, freezers, ranges, microwave ovens, wine refrigerators, ice makers, water dispensers, laundry appliances and other compact […]

The Legacy Companies Announces Eric Nelson as New Chief Financial Officer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Legacy Companies Announces Eric Nelson as New Chief Financial Officer FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – April 30, 2018 The Legacy Companies today announced that Eric Nelson will join the company as its Chief Financial Officer on May 22, 2018. As CFO, Eric will have responsibility for accounting, finance, financial planning and analysis, […]

Internationally Renowned Chef’sChoice® Brand Gets a New Look

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Avondale, PA; March 6, 2018-The Chef’sChoice® brand is updating its image with a bold new logo and contemporary, consumer-centric packaging design. The logo, brand positioning and packaging architecture will make its official debut at the 2018 Housewares Show in Chicago, March 10-13. Since 1985, Chef’sChoice has been on the sharper side of […]

The Legacy Companies Announces Co-Branding Partnership with zzysh® for North American Distribution as zzysh® by Vinturi

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Legacy Companies announces today that it has entered a co-branding partnership with zzysh®, based in Murten, Switzerland. Under this agreement, zzysh® will be sold and marketed in North America under The Legacy Companies’ Vinturi® brand as zzysh® by Vinturi®. “This is an exciting partnership and further enhances our global leadership positioning […]

The Legacy Companies Completes Acquisition of Vinturi

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Fort Lauderdale, FL – March 3, 2017 The Legacy Companies (“Legacy”) has acquired wine and spirit aerator developer Vinturi from Focus Products Group International, LLC (“Focus”). The wine accessories company will be added to Legacy’s housewares group of brands that includes Chef’sChoice, EdgeCraft, Excalibur Dehydrators, Nautilus, Omega Juicers and Blenders, West Bend, […]

The Legacy Companies Announces Acquisition of Yonanas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Fort Lauderdale, FL – March 3, 2017 The Legacy Companies today announced the acquisition of Yonanas Consumer Retail Division from Winston Products, LLC. Yonanas is a natural fit within The Legacy Companies’ portfolio of health and wellness brands that includes Omega Juicers and Blenders, Excalibur Dehydrators, and Nautilus Water Distillers. In 2010, […]

The Legacy Companies Completes Acquisition of West Bend Electrics

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Fort Lauderdale, FL – March 3, 2017 The Legacy Companies (“Legacy”) today announced the acquisition of the West Bend Electrics Division from Focus Products Group International, LLC (“Focus”). Established in 1911, West Bend Electrics has grown to be a leading global supplier of small kitchen appliances and housewares products. “This strategic acquisition […]

Meredith Corporation’s Beautiful Kitchens & Baths to Recognize Omega Juicers’ Juice Cube as One of Its 30 Most Innovative Products for 2017

Fort Lauderdale, FL – February 13, 2017 – Omega Juicers®, a recognized leader in the juicer, blender and beverage appliance business, today announced that its Juice Cube will be featured as one of 30 Most Innovative Products in Beautiful Kitchens & Baths magazine, part of the Luxury Home Design Group at Meredith Corporation. The judging […]

The Legacy Companies Announces Acquisition of Orien Commercial Equipment Company

Fort Lauderdale, FL – July 29, 2016 – The Legacy Companies today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Qingdao Orien Commercial Equipment Co., a leading developer and manufacturer of ice machines and refrigeration equipment. Qingdao Orien has over 150 employees based in Qingdao, China and exports products to countries around the globe. “Orien […]