CanGro Announces Name Change

TORONTO, Jan. 25 /CNW/ - CanGro Foods Inc.  today announced that it has changed its name to 'Del Monte Canada Inc.'  "The name Del Monte Canada better represents who we are," said Bruce Major, Chief Executive Officer, "It reinforces the strong brand focus of our company.  Our market leading Del Monte and Aylmer food products have been trusted by Canadians for over 100 years."  The business was formerly operated as the Canadian Grocery Division of Kraft Canada prior to being sold in January 2006 to an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners and an affiliate of EG Capital Group, LLC.

Del Monte Canada

Del Monte Canada, is the market leader in canned fruit, refrigerated fruit and canned tomatoes and is #2 in canned vegetables sold under the Del Monte and Aylmer brands.  The company has recently launched Del Monte branded fruit snacks and sublicenses the Del Monte brand to Nestlé Canada Inc. for frozen fruit novelties.

About Sun Capital Partners, Inc.

Sun Capital Partners, Inc. is a leading private investment firm focused on leveraged buyouts, equity, debt, and other investments in companies that can benefit from its in-house operating professionals and experience. Sun Capital affiliates have invested in more than 255 companies worldwide with combined sales in excess of $40 billion since Sun Capital's inception in 1995. Sun Capital has offices in Boca Raton, Los Angeles, and New York, as well as affiliates with offices in London, Paris, Frankfurt, Luxembourg, Shanghai and Shenzhen. For more information, please visit

About EG Capital Group

EG Capital Group, LLC, is a private equity firm based in New York City. The firm is focused on buy-outs of, and growth capital for, small and medium sized companies with strong management in attractive industries in both the United States and Canada. EG Capital targets established and profitable businesses, primarily in consumer products (e.g. food, beverage, personal care and household products, retail and restaurants) and teams with operators to create significant value for all parties. EG Capital is focused, hands-on and highly involved, applying financial and strategic skills for its portfolio companies. The firm invests in a variety of opportunities, including corporate carveouts, brand revitalizations, high growth sub-sectors and turnarounds.  For more information, please visit

SOURCE Del Monte Canada Inc.

For further information:

Joe Ruffo
Phone: 416-253-3370

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Del Monte Canada Inc.

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