The Maschhoffs, LLC, the largest family-owned pork production company in North America, announced today the completion of its acquisition of GNP Company, the Midwest’s leading provider of premium quality chicken under the Gold’n Plump, Just BARE and Sunny Roost brand labels, effective December 16, 2013.

GNP Company and The Maschhoffs pork production businesses will operate as separate business units following the closing of the transaction. The transaction will have no immediate impact on GNP Company’s chicken business or The Maschhoffs’ pork production business.