Kangaroo Brands, Inc. Joins FaB Wisconsin
Statewide Food and Beverage Industry Cluster Organization
MILWAUKEE (August 11, 2017) – Kangaroo Brands, Inc., makers of Sandwich Bros., is the newest member of FaB Wisconsin. The statewide food and beverage industry cluster organization believes in a cleaner, closer, safer, bolder, and better food and beverage industry.
“Sandwich Bros. is a brand from and of Wisconsin,” Said Leigh Thornberry, Director of Marketing of Kangaroo Brands, Inc. “We really resonated with FaB Wisconsin’s mission. Some of our favorite ingredients come from Wisconsin…We truly believe in making Wisconsin the best place to find and manufacture food.”
FaB Wisconsin believes in “Feeding our own and the world better – together.” This organization focuses on “food, beverage, ingredient, equipment and packaging makers” to raise awareness and capacity for continued development. With just about 180 members and nearly 700 industry professionals, FaB Wisconsin partners closely with local companies to drive its mission.
Sandwich Bros. of Wisconsin uses many vendors from Wisconsin to supply their real, premium ingredients; of many, Jones Dairy Farm is one partner that supplies the company with wholesome proteins like 100% Angus Beef and All Natural Turkey Sausage. As Sandwich Bros. continues to grow and the possibility for new products rises, the brand plans to stay true to its Wisconsin roots.
ABOUT KANGAROO BRANDS, INC.
Kangaroo is a family-owned and operated food company founded in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1979 by John and George Kashou. The company is a leading manufacturer of specialty breads marketed under the Kangaroo Pocket Bread® brand. The breads are sold to various grocery stores throughout the United States. In 2012, the company sold the Kangaroo Brand Trademark and Pita Chip division to ConAgra Foods, Inc, and uses the Kangaroo brand under a licensing agreement. Later that year, the company introduced a full line of frozen, handheld breakfast and snack sandwiches under the brand name Sandwich Bros. of Wisconsin®. The sandwiches are sold Nationwide to grocery stores, club, convenience and mass merchandisers, in addition to, Foodservice, Military and Private Label customers. Kangaroo’s mission is to be a leading manufacturer of hand-crafted sandwiches and specialty breads with continuous improvement, innovation and commitments to provide safe, quality food to their customers and consumers. To learn more about Kangaroo Breads visit www.KangarooBreads.com, and Sandwich Bros. of Wisconsin, visit www.SandwichBros.com