Best Brands Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1971

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 250


  • Latest Deal Type
  • Buyout/​LBO

  • Financing Rounds
  • 8

  • Investments
  • 2

Best Brands General Information


Manufacturer and distributor of bakery ingredients and supplies. The company offers specialty bakery products, specializing in frozen laminated dough, frozen baked cakes, frozen muffins and bakery mixes, as well as other bakery products sold to in-store bakeries and institutional clients such as Wal-Mart, Sam's Club, Starbucks and Costco.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Financing Status
Private Equity-Backed
Primary Industry
Food Products
Corporate Office
  • 111 Cheshire Lane
  • Suite 100
  • Minnetonka, MN 55305
  • United States

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Best Brands Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
Post-Val Status Debt

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Best Brands Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Best Brands Former Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Best Brands Investments (2)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Telco Food Products 12-Dec-2006 0000000000 Food Products 00000 000
J M Smucker (U.S. food service and bakery products business ) 23-Feb-2005 Buyout/LBO 0000 Food Products
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Best Brands FAQs

  • When was Best Brands founded?

    Best Brands was founded in 1971.

  • Where is Best Brands headquartered?

    Best Brands is headquartered in Minnetonka, MN.

  • What is the size of Best Brands?

    Best Brands has 250 total employees.

  • What industry is Best Brands in?

    Best Brands’s primary industry is Food Products.

  • Is Best Brands a private or public company?

    Best Brands is a Private company.

  • What is Best Brands’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Best Brands is 000000.

  • How much funding has Best Brands raised over time?

    Best Brands has raised $365M.

  • Who are Best Brands’s investors?

    BAKER & BAKER, Brantley Partners, Graycliff Partners, PNC Erieview Capital, and PineBridge Investments are 5 of 7 investors who have invested in Best Brands.

  • When was Best Brands acquired?

    Best Brands was acquired on 19-Sep-2017.

  • Who acquired Best Brands?

    Best Brands was acquired by BakeMark USA.

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