US-based speciality food producer Stonewall Kitchen has acquired Vermont Coffee Company (VCC) for an undisclosed sum.

The acquired company is said to be one of the best-selling brands of bagged organic coffee across the north-east. Vermont Coffee Company sources and blends certified organic arabica coffee from all the major coffee regions globally.

It currently offers more than 25 blends from its 40,000ft² facility in Middlebury and uses 100% renewable biogas to roast coffee.

Stonewall Kitchen CEO John Stiker said: “We’re extremely excited to welcome Vermont Coffee Company to our growing family of speciality brands.

“Both of our companies are committed to craft manufacturing high-quality products and creating meaningful experiences for people.

“The Vermont Coffee Company products are sustainably sourced, 100% organic and, most importantly, make a delicious cup of coffee. We believe these deeply rooted values and commitment to quality make Vermont Coffee Company the perfect addition to our family.”

Founded by partners Jonathan King and Jim Stott in 1991, the company is the speciality food and home goods platform in North America.

Its brands include Stonewall Kitchen brand, the Vermont Coffee Company brand of certified organic coffee, the Urban Accents brand of spice mixes, seasonings and sauces and the Village Candle brand of fragranced candles, gifts and accessories.

It also contains Tillen Farms brand of pickled vegetables and cocktail cherries, the Napa Valley Naturals brand of olive oils, culinary oils, balsamic and wine vinegar and the Montebello brand of artisan organic pasta imported from Italy.

The Vermont Coffee Company acquisition is the company’s second deal this year and the sixth transaction overall.