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Argosy Group International Acquires Donper America

Foodservice Equipment Manufacturer Continues to Grow Through Acquisition

ORLANDO, FL--(Marketwired - May 08, 2014) - Argosy Group International (AGI) has finalized an agreement to acquire Donper America.  The acquisition of Donper America fits with AGI's philosophy of providing state-of-the-art equipment engineered to be efficient and cost effective for the foodservice operator.  

The Donper America line has quickly become a favored choice by foodservice operators in the frozen yogurt business who want equipment that works just as efficiently for self-service by customers as it does behind the counter.  Donper America was early to understand the importance of branding for foodservice operators offering self-service options, and provides customized, cutting edge graphic treatments for their equipment.  In fact, many of the company's customers credit Donper America with helping them refine and communicate their branding. 

"We entered the soft serve market because the resurgence of frozen yogurt has energized the category. We believe there is a need for customer-focused innovation," stated Dan Doromal, VP of Marketing at Donper America.  "If you merge an exponentially growing company in the soft serve space (Donper America) with industry expertise in engineering and operations (AGI), innovation is a given.  The result is a win-win for both companies, as well as the foodservice industry."

The executive team at AGI includes industry professionals with unequaled experience in engineering, product development, sales and marketing.  AGI's strategic thinking and expertise brings a whole new level of quality and technology to the soft serve industry.  The corporate culture fosters collaboration and focuses on innovation in product performance and relevant customer benefits. 

Moving forward, AGI plans to uphold its commitment to their customers and is dedicated to continuous improvement in product development and customer driven innovation.  AGI will continue to service current Donper America customers and will continue to sell the Donper America brand.  As AGI expands, a commitment to provide foodservice equipment that sets the standard for innovation and quality will carry through in all aspects for design, service, and manufacturing.

About Argosy Group International

Argosy Group International, based in Orlando, Florida, currently provides a portfolio of innovative foodservice equipment products for foodservice operators in the frozen dessert business.  A range of options make Argosy equipment appropriate for use in a wide range of segments from those requiring high volume self-service efficiency to venues that demand small footprint models.  Their brands include Argosy, Donper America and Frozen Yogurt Solutions.  Argosy's focus is providing foodservice equipment that sets category standards for quality, value and innovation, all designed and built in America.  For more information about Argosy Group International, visit http://argosygroupintl.com.

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