Sandpoint, ID--Litehouse Inc., a salad dressing manufacturer, announced their acquisition of Sky Valley Foods, maker of organic shelf-stable dressings, condiments, marinades, and sauces, effective June 1, 2019. This acquisition will helpLitehousegrow its portfolio with center-store, clean, organic products, according to a pressrelease.

As part of the deal, Litehouse will acquire a 132,000 sq. ft manufacturing facility in Danville, VA, expanding the company's manufacturing presence on the East Coast. "Coupled with ourIdahoMichigan and Utahfacilities, we continue to expand our ability to meet growing consumer demand with state-of-the-art manufacturing operations," saidKelly Prior, president of Litehouse, in the release.

Sky Valley Foodsfounder Rachel Kruse will join the Litehouse team to help facilitate the strategy and direction of the Organicville and Sky Valley brands and products.