Lyons Magnus LLC a leading developer and manufacturer of fruit and flavor solutions for the foodservice, healthcare and dairy industries, and a portfolio company of Paine Schwartz Partners announced that it has acquired TRU Aseptics LLC ("TRU"), a highly advanced manufacturer of aseptic products.
TRU Aseptics is an innovative processor of aseptic products for the retail, foodservice, and food ingredient markets. In connection with the acquisition, Lyons Magnus is committing to making significant investments in TRU's team and its facility that will bring state-of-the-art technologies for blending, processing, and filling products.
The investment will allow TRU to produce a wide variety of low-acid aseptic products, including active lifestyle and other functional beverages, nutritional supplements, plant-based beverages, and cold-brew coffees in a broad assortment of packaging formats. This portfolio will be marketed as Lyons TRU to Nature™ products.
Stacey Huels, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of TRU, will join the Lyons team as President – Lyons TRU to Nature, and along with the rest of the TRU management team, will be instrumental in further developing the combined company's low-acid aseptic capabilities.