Pillsbury advised Ventura Foods, a leading producer of exclusive products, ready-to-go solutions, and consumer brands in the dressings, sauces, mayonnaises, shortenings and oils categories, in the sale of Marie’s® and Dean’s® brand dressing and dip businesses to West Madison Foods—a newly-formed portfolio company created by private equity firm Brynwood Partners IX L.P.

The terms of the transaction are not disclosed; however, the transaction includes Ventura Foods’ Thornton, IL factory where their products are manufactured.

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The Pillsbury deal team was led by Corporate partner Christopher Patay and associate Jon Schreiber and included Global Sourcing & Technology Transactions partner Mario Dottori, Real Estate partner William Waller, senior associate Brittany Griffith and associate David Wright, Executive Compensation & Benefits partner Mark Jones, Employment Law senior counsel Laura Latham, Tax partner Brett Willis, Environmental & Natural Resources partner Reza Zarghamee and associate Lauren Johnstone, Intellectual Property partner Michael Horikawa, Cybersecurity, Data Protection & Privacy senior counsel Catherine Meyer and Litigation attorney Evan Storm.