Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Sanborn Foods, Inc. Press Release

P.O. Box 616
160 S. Hayes
Primghar, IA  51245

P.O. Box 616
160 S. Hayes
Primghar, IA  51245


Kiana L. Johnson
O’Brien County Economic Development Corporation
Ph.: 712.957.1313
Fax: 712.957.3015

Sanborn Foods, Inc. Under New Ownership

Primghar, Iowa, January 14, 2011 –Scott and Teresa Vogelaar are the proud new owners of Sanborn Foods, Inc. in Sanborn, Iowa. The O’Brien County Economic Development Corporation is proud to be a supporter of the purchase of this family business through an O’Brien County Revolving Fund Loan. Scott and Teresa, who have over thirty years of combined experience in the grocery business, are looking forward to serving the community with great personalized service and competitive prices.

O’Brien County Economic Development, in conjunction with the O’Brien County Revolving Loan Fund Committee, has approved financing for this business acquisition. The Revolving Loan Fund is used to attract, retain or expand business or industry.  Revolving loan funds may be used for the following:  Land purchases, Building purchases, Building Construction, Machinery purchases, Equipment purchases and any other uses deemed appropriate by the RLF Committee.

O’Brien County Economic Development Executive Director, Kiana Johnson, said, “O’Brien County Economic Development Corporation is pleased to be part of this business purchase. Sanborn Foods has been a vital business on Sanborn’s Main Street for many decades. We are excited to see the Vogelaars committed to providing excellent grocery and meat department services to Sanborn and the surrounding area.” 

For additional information on O’Brien County Revolving Loan Funds, contact Kiana Johnson, O’Brien County Economic Development at 712.957.1313 or e-mail .

-- END –