Spirit Foodservice Products, Inc.

Andover, Massachusetts

Spirit Foodservice Products is a leading manufacturer and marketer of specialty stock and custom plastic and foam disposable serving products sold worldwide through foodservice and specialty advertising distributors, restaurant chains, casinos, nightclubs and bars.

  • Spirit, best known for its custom swizzle stick, is the market leader in the stirrers, picks and specialty straws industries. Its products also include promotional cups, napkins and servingware.
  • Spirit provides unique and colorful ways for business owners to serve their patrons, including a custom-printing capability to help them cost-effectively advertise their establishments and improve brand awareness.
  • Prospect teamed with veteran industry executive Donald C. McCann and Spirit management to acquire the company in January 2006.
  • Spirit subsequently acquired Master Containers, Inc. of Mulberry, Fla. (July 2007)
    • Master Containers is a manufacturer of a broad line of stock and custom foam cups, lids and containers for hot and cold beverages.
  • Prospect Partners sold Spirit to a strategic buyer in March, 2013.
  • Mr. Holcomb and Mr. McCann served Spirit's Board as Directors.
  • SIC Codes: 3089 (plastics products, not elsewhere classified); 2679 (converted paper and paperboard products, not elsewhere classified); 3086 (plastics foam products)


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