Peak Rock Capital Acquires Berner Food & Beverage

An affiliate of Peak Rock Capital, an Austin, Texas based private equity firm, acquired Berner Food & Beverage, LLC, a Dakota, IL-based manufacturer of shelf-stable, dairy-based food products and beverages.

The amount of the deal was not disclosed.

Founded in 1943, Berner is a producer of private label cheese dips, salsa con queso, alfredo sauce, aerosol cheese products and coffee- and latte-based beverages.
Led by Steve Kneubuehl, Chief Executive Officer, and Edward Kneubuehl, Chief Operating Officer, the company operates from its manufacturing facility outside of Chicago to serve a diverse customer base of consumer packaged goods companies and private label retailers.



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