Home Market Foods, a leading producer of high quality meat-based food products, announced that it has acquired Hot ‘N Spicey, Inc., best known for its Bahama Mama brand of premium sausages and its Gourmet To Go brand of high quality sausages and frankfurters.

Founded in 1986, Hot ‘N Spicey is a premium cooked sausage and frankfurter producer located in Columbus, Ohio.

"We are honored to become the new owner of these great brands,” said Mr. Douglas Atamian, CEO of Home Market Foods. “This acquisition will enable us to further enhance our offering of quality products in both the foodservice and retail channels and accelerate growth across our branded portfolio.”

The Bahama Mama and Gourmet to Go brands are known as great tasting, top quality products made with wholesome ingredients.

Wes Atamian, president of Home Market Foods, added “We are excited to leverage our infrastructure to expand the reach of these fantastic brands to more consumers. Our newly combined team will also be focused on bringing innovation to these categories.”

Hot ‘N Spicey’s culture of dedication to producing the highest quality products aligns perfectly with the core values of Home Market Foods, the companies announced.

Lisa Jackson, president of Hot ‘N Spicey, also added, “I believe that Home Market Foods is the right partner for the business, based on our common cultures, shared values, and commitment to producing premium quality products. I am certain that this is the right path for the Hot ‘N Spicey brands and its employees.”

Financial details have not been disclosed.