Sumner, Washington-based roasting firm Dillanos Espresso Roasters has acquired family-owned espresso roasting and distribution firm Avalanche Distributing within the Yakima Valley city of Zillah.
In keeping with Dillanos, the Roast journal 2011 Roaster of the Yr winner provides its thirtieth anniversary this yr, the acquisition is anticipated to provide the corporate a wider direct-delivery entry all through Washington because it plans continued wholesale growth.
The phrases of the acquisition haven’t been made public. Whereas presently working as Avalanche Distributing, the merged firm will ultimately change into a part of the Dillanos model.
Dave Fergus launched Avalanche from his storage in Zillah within the Nineties, distributing to merchandising machines earlier than ultimately investing in a espresso roaster and bakery, then delivering a variety of espresso merchandise all through the area. Following Fergus’s loss of life in 2008, his spouse Wanda ran the enterprise alongside together with his brothers Dick and Don.
“Our household is thrilled that Dillanos Espresso Roasters is the corporate to amass Avalanche,” Wanda Fergus stated in an announcement launched by Dillanos. “As our household prepares for all times after work, we could not have left our enterprise in higher palms.”
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