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Byline: Brian Louis
Dec. 8--T.W. Garner Food Co., the maker of Texas Pete Hot Sauce, has bought a Vermont salsa and tortilla-strip company for an undisclosed amount, T.W. Garner's president said yesterday.
The deal to buy the maker of Green Mountain Gringo salsa and tortilla strips is the first acquisition by T.W. Garner, which is based in Winston-Salem.
"There's a first time for everything, and we just figured this was the time for us," said Reg Garner, the president of T.W. Garner, a privately held company.
The purchase expands T.W. Garner's brand base, and it views the deal as an extension of its sauce business. The purchase gives the …