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Manhattan Food Brands, Inc

Manhattan Food Brands, Inc acquires and grows value-priced, branded consumer food companies, initially in the sub-$20mm sales range

  • Stage $1M in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Food and Beverage
  • Location New York City, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded November 2011
  • Employees 3
  • Website

Company Summary

Lead by Mr. Tony Cusano, former CEO of Cape Cod Potato Chips, Manhattan Food Brands, Inc ("MFB") acquires and grows value-priced, branded consumer food companies. In Nov 2011, MFB acquired Madhouse Munchies, a 'distressed' potato chip brand, to form a beachhead in salty snacks. In Feb 2012, MFB acquired Vermont Mystic Pies, a 'stressed' frozen apple pie company founded by former Ben & Jerry's executives, to form a beachhead in sweet snacks.


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    Tony Cusano

    Tony is the former CEO of Cape Cod™ Potato Chips and former head of Famous Amos™ cookies. Mr. Cusano and his operating team have over 30 years of experience in the formation, growth and turn-around of snack- and other branded consumer food companies. MFB’s management team has grown multiple snack brands from single digit $mm in sales to $40mm run rates in under four years. Mr. Cusano was formerly in a senior leadership position at Anheuser-Busch.

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    Ethan Einwohner

    Mr. Einwohner is a former Director, Business Strategy and Development at Cantor Fitzgerald, and formerly served as a corporate bond analyst and investment banker.
    Mr. Einwohner managed the initial capitalization of MFB, as well as running the acquisitions of the Madhouse Munchies and Vermont Mystic Desserts assets. His primary mandate at MFB is to identify and acquire food companies, as well as to manage MFB’s Corporate Finance.


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    Merritt, Merritt and Moulton
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    Holtz, Rubenstein and Reminick

Previous Investors

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    Recurrent Capital LLC