Springdale, AR, USA, October 30, 2018
George’s, Inc. announced it has completed its acquisition of Ozark Mountain Poultry of Rogers, Arkansas. Both George’s and OMP are fully integrated poultry companies with facilities and employees across four states, supplying the retail, foodservice, and industrial market sectors with over 25 million pounds weekly of poultry products and prepared foods.
“It’s an exciting time at George’s as we integrate two established Arkansas family-owned and operated companies into one best-in-class operation. The combined strengths of both organizations will help drive our growth and innovation for generations to come,” Charles George, Co-CEO of George’s. “OMP offers a wealth of operational talent, trusted brands, and they are a tremendous addition to our family and company.”
George’s, Inc. was founded in Springdale in the 1920’s and is now led by its fourth generation, Carl and Charles George. OMP was founded by Dr. Ed Fryar in 2001. Combined, George’s will own and operate eight production locations in four states, employing over seven thousand. “With our combined assets, we look forward to being able to offer consumers additional choices with affordable antibiotic free and non-GMO poultry products.” – Carl George, Co-CEO of George’s. Kirkland & Ellis served as legal advisor, and BofA Merrill Lynch served as financial advisor to George’s.