Reily Foods Acquires New England Tea & Coffee

NEW ORLEANS, La. – Reily Foods has acquired New England Tea & Coffee Company, a Massachusetts-based firm in operation since 1916.

New England Tea and CoffeeNew England Tea & Coffee is one of the largest independent coffee roasters in the country with a line of bagged and flavored coffees, teas and single-serve capsules. The company’s packaged coffee is available in supermarkets across the U.S., online and brewed at more than 5,000 foodservice locations.

Terms were not disclosed and day-to-day operations will be as usual, according to Reily, a New Orleans, Louisiana-based food manufacturer and distributor.

“New England Coffee and Reily Foods are both multi-generation, family-owned companies with many shared values,” said David Darragh, president and CEO of Reily Foods.  “Both companies are passionate about producing great coffee, providing superior customer service and consumer value, and opportunities for its employees.  New England Coffee enjoys a strong, well-earned reputation in the industry.  We look forward to working with all of the New England Coffee Company employees to achieve strong growth and expanded opportunities.”

“We are confident that this transaction positions New England Coffee, our employees and customers exceptionally well for the future,” said James Kaloyanides.  “David Darragh and the Reily team are in a position to take our company to heights we could not have imagined before.”

New England Coffee adds to Reily Foods’ already considerable roasting capacity and packaging capabilities, creating a network of three strategically located roasting facilities.

Reily brands include Luzianne Tea, Luzianne Coffee, French Market Coffee, CDM Coffee, JFG Coffee and several condiments, dressings and sauces. Learn more at: www.reilyfoods.com.

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