Wilbur-Ellis Nutrition announced June 30 that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire F.L. Emmert, a leading manufacturer and marketer of advanced nutritional solutions for the pet and livestock industries. Emmert is a 140-year-old, family-owned company with manufacturing operations in Cincinnati, Ohio, and 35-plus employees.
“We look forward to welcoming the Emmert team, and we’re excited about the capabilities this acquisition provides,” said Matt Fanta, president of Wilbur-Ellis Nutrition.
Emmert has a proven track record in animal nutrition, delivering the right balance of brewer’s yeast, protein, vitamins, and essential amino acids to support companion animal and livestock health. As a leader in expanding U.S. and global markets, Emmert is also known as an innovator with strong research and development capability.
“Emmert supports Nutrition’s strategic priorities and complements our three core businesses – pet, livestock and aquaculture,” Fanta said. “The acquisition will expand our product and customer base