AMITYVILLE, N.Y., Apr 7, 2005 (CCNMatthews via COMTEX) -- Technology Flavors & Fragrances, Inc. (AMEX:TFF), today announced that the definitive merger agreement with FFG Industries, Inc. ("FFG") was executed on April 1, 2005 relative to FFG's tender offer for all issued and outstanding TFF common stock for $1.55 per share in cash, followed by a merger of TFF into FFG.
TFF shareholders should read carefully the tender offer statement when it becomes available because it will contain important information about the transaction. When the tender offer statement and other related documents have been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, they may be obtained free of charge from the SEC's web site at www.sec.gov or from FFG.
About Technology Flavors & Fragrances, Inc.
TFF creates, develops, manufactures and markets flavors and fragrances which are incorporated into a wide variety of consumer and institutional products, including natural and artificial flavored beverages, confections, foods, pharmaceuticals, aromatherapy products, perfumes and health and beauty products. TFF maintains facilities in Amityville, New York; Inglewood, California; Toronto, Canada; and Santiago, Chile. TFF is publicly traded on the AMEX under the symbol "TFF."
About FFG Industries, Inc.
FFG Industries, Inc., a private company formed in partnership between management and Nautic Partners, LLC, is a manufacturer of flavor and fragrance ingredients used in a variety of end products, the majority of which are used in the food, beverage, home environment and personal care industries. FFG maintains facilities in Upper Saddle River and Branchburg, New Jersey, Rancho Santa Margarita, California, Columbus, Indiana and Canton, Georgia.
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