Verona, N.Y. (AP) - Hofmann Sausage Co. of Syracuse, N.Y. has been acquired by Dallas-based Zaccanelli Food Group with help from the Oneida Indian Nation.
Hofmann's new chief executive officer Frank Zaccanelli says Monday that he plans to transform Hofmann hot dogs and sausages into a national and international brand. Hofmann, founded in 1879, is currently sold in central New York and other markets along the East Coast.
Oneida Nation Enterprises is the lead investor. The Oneida's Turning Stone Resort and Casino will be the marketing center for Hofmann events.
Other investors include Syracuse University head basketball coach Jim Boeheim and former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Roger Staubach.
Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
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