Olde Thompson, a provider of private label and branded spices and seasonings in Oxnard, CA, announced that it has acquired Gel Spice. Gel Spice is a family owned importer and manufacturer of spices, seasonings, and bakery ingredients in Bayonne, NJ.

The acquisition will allow Olde Thompson to have a bicoastal manufacturing footprint. The partnership will broaden the company’s reach to customers in the retail, foodservice, bakery, industrial, and export channels with product offerings that will include dry mixes, extracts, and single-serve seasonings for meal kits. Olde Thompson is owned by Kainos Capital, a private equity rm focused on the food and consumer industry based in Dallas, TX.