Denver, CO—Ardent Mills has acquired substantially all of the business assets of Firebird Artisan Mills, a gluten-free, specialty grain and pulse milling company. The brand will be fully integrated into Ardent Mills over the next few months.

“As we partner with our customers in the specialty ingredient and gluten-free space, we continue to strengthen our capabilities with a portfolio of solutions that our customers depend on and trust,” said Angie Goldberg, Chief Growth Officer, Ardent Mills, in the press release. “Integrating the Firebird Artisan Mills products and expertise into Ardent Mills will maximize the synergies in our offerings and enhance the customer experience.”

The acquisition provides additional supply chain assurance, while bolstering capabilities in Ardent Mills’ R&D, technical, food safety, and quality assurance teams.

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“We’ve made tremendous progress in our growth strategy this year and are very excited to add the Firebird Artisan Mills team to the Ardent Mills family,” said Dan Dye, CEO, Ardent Mills. “Together, we will continue to bring nutritious solutions to our customers and communities.”