Portlandia Press Release
June 9, 2023
Dear valued customers,
Here at Portlandia Foods, Inc. we are pleased to share the news that we have been acquired by St. Cousair, Inc. This relationship has been ongoing for many years. When we came to them on several projects, we were met with care and professionalism. Our relationship grew into a combined passion for handcrafted products made with love.
Working with this family-owned company, in Newberg, Oregon, is amazing. St. Cousair, Inc is very capable with an advanced production facility, R&D, and solid finances. Their commitment to condiments and the food industry provided a moment in our company's legacy. The invitation into our process, to take the name and products we all love, and to grow them further while continuing the mission to our friends and yours is profound.
We are personally excited to continue to offer quality products and services.
About St. Cousair
St Cousair, Inc (Newberg, Oregon, USA) led by Naoki Kuze, President, specializes in high-quality products that bring Japanese-inspired flavors and foods to the US market under the Kuze Fuku and Sons brand. The company's slogan is "Lasting Love and Joy at Your Table." In 1979, Ryozo and Mayumi Kuze founded the parent company, St. Cousair Co. Ltd. in Nagano, Japan. It is now a publicly traded company on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. Japan operations are led by Ryota Kuze, President/CEO of St. Cousair Co. Ltd., overseeing 160 retail stores that feature products under the brand names St. Cousair and Kuze Fuku and Co.
About Portlandia Foods
Portlandia Foods was founded by Jeff Bergadine and Michael Deal. The company offers clean, trustworthy, organic foods with a passion for excellent customer service and community outreach, with the motto of "healthy, happy, together". Its mission will continue with delicious foods at affordable process without compromise, cultivating organic ingredients, sustainable production, and wholesome standards to build a healthy, tomorrow.