The Maschhoffs  report that Maschhoff Northwest, LLC, has purchased the swine production assets of Blackjack Pork, LLC, located in Ames, Iowa. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

The transaction involves approximately 20,000 sows, associated inventory, related market-hog production and contract hog production facilities in Illinois, Iowa and Oklahoma. The transaction is effective immediately.   

In making the announcement, Ken Maschhoff, president and chief executive officer for The Maschhoffs,

said, “This is a very strategic fit for us, with the majority of the assets in areas where we already operate. This purchase brings together key facilities, employees and production partners that complement our existing network.”

The Maschhoffs is a pork production company with headquarters in Carlyle, Ill. It is a family owned business, with more than 100 years of experience in pork production. With this acquisition, The Maschhoffs will produce more than 2.7 million pigs annually.

Source: The Maschhoffs