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 To Open Distribution Center in Paris, Kentucky

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Legacy Companies To Open Distribution Center in Paris, Kentucky FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 26, 2018) – Gov. Matt Bevin today announced The Legacy Companies, a leading food service and consumer appliance company, will locate in an existing facility in Bourbon County with a nearly $6.7 million investment that will create 60 full-time […]

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 to acquire the West Bend Electrics Division of Focus.

Transaction expected to close within 45 days Fort Lauderdale, November 18, 2016: The Legacy Products Companies (“Legacy”) and Focus Products Group International, LLC (“Focus”) announced today that they have entered into a letter of intent by which Legacy would acquire the West Bend Electrics division of Focus. Focus, founded in 2001, is a growth oriented national […]

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 […]

The Legacy Companies Announces Acquisition of Legion Industries

Fort Lauderdale, FL – July 26, 2016 The Legacy Companies today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Legion Industries, based in Waynesboro, GA. This is the third acquisition that the Company has made this year. In June, it bought out EdgeCraft; in July, it bought out Orien. Neal Asbury, CEO of The Legacy […]

The Legacy Companies Announces Acquisition of Chef’sChoice

Fort Lauderdale, FL and Avondale, PA – June 3, 2016 – The Legacy Companies today announced that it has completed the acquisition of EdgeCraft Corporation, manufacturer of the Chef’sChoice brand, based in Avondale, PA. Founded in 1984, EdgeCraft Corporation introduced the Chef’sChoice brand with the debut of its first electric knife sharpener in 1985. Today, Chef’sChoice […]

The Legacy Companies Announces Acquisition of Bevles® from Standex International Corporation

Fort Lauderdale, FL – June 30, 2015 – The Legacy Companies today announced it has completed the acquisition of Bevles®, a leading producer of proofers, cabinets and racks for the both commercial foodservice and retail markets from Standex International Corporation (NYSE:SXI). Bevles’® rich history and manufacturing legacy are part of the reason its products are […]

The Legacy Companies Announces Acquisition of Regal Ware’s Drinking Water Purification Business Unit

Fort Lauderdale, FL – June 27, 2014 – The Legacy Companies today announced it has completed the acquisition of Regal Ware’s Drinking Water Purification and Filtration Business Unit, headquartered in Kewaskum, Wisconsin. The acquisition of Regal Ware’s Water Purification business strengthens Legacy’s health and wellness appliance segment through the addition of brands such as DOL-FYN®, […]

Omega® Introduces Two New Low Speed Juicers with Revolutionary Technology

Omega Takes Juicing and the Preservation of Rich Nutrition and Natural Taste to a New Level with Vertical Low Speed Juicers That Operate at 43 Revolutions Per Minute, 50% the Speed of the Original Motor System Omega, a leading manufacturer of appliances for the healthy kitchen, is proud to announce its fifth generation vertical masticating […]

Greenfield World Trade’s Success Continues at the 2014 Food & Hotel Asia Show in Singapore

Fort Lauderdale, FL / Hong Kong, China – April 24, 2014 Greenfield World Trade took part in the 19th installment of Food and Hotel Asia (FHA), Asia’s biggest and most important trade fair for the catering and hotel industries. The show took place April 8-11, 2014 in Singapore with over 2,500 exhibitors from 70 countries […]

Blakeslee™ Launches New UC20 Energy-Savings Undercounter Warewasher

Fort Lauderdale, FL – February 24, 2014 Blakeslee’s newest Undercounter Warewashing machine significantly reduces cycle time, energy and water consumption. Blakeslee and The Legacy Companies today announced the introduction of the UC20, a new high-temperature undercounter warewasher. “The UC20 incorporates all of Blakeslee’s technological advances making for a faster and more efficient warewashing process,” says […]

Comprehensive article on the ice machine industry in the United States

Foodservice Equipment Reports, recently did a comprehensive article on the ice machine industry in the United States. The Legacy Companies is pleased to own two of the six manufacturers that are considered to be the best in world. This includes our latest acquisition, Kold-Draft, located in Erie, Pennsylvania, one of the first manufacturers to ever […]