Acosta Broadens Fresh Division in the Midwest


 Acosta, a leading full-service sales and marketing agency in the consumer packaged goods industry, today announced the acquisition of Baldwin & Mattson, Inc. in St. Louis Park, Minn. and Neher Sales & Marketing in Farmington, Mich. The integration of these two agencies with Acosta’s rapidly growing Fresh division will expand Acosta’s coverage in the Midwest region. 

“Our goal is to align Acosta with other leading agencies to deepen strong, local relationships,” said Robert Hill, President & CEO of Acosta. “Together with Baldwin & Mattson and Neher Sales & Marketing, we will be able to provide unmatched personalized service to manufacturers and retailers in the Midwest.”

“Partnering with Acosta provides tremendous benefits for our associates and clients,” commented Jim Mattson, President, Baldwin & Mattson, Inc. “We are excited to offer best-in-class training and career advancement opportunities for our associates.”

“By joining forces with Acosta, we will be able to provide our clients with new resources to drive growth and sales,” stated Dan Neher, President, Neher Sales & Merchandising. “Our team is looking forward to becoming part of Acosta’s culture focused on people, teamwork, trust and results.”

Acosta created a national Fresh platform by partnering with other top local and regional agencies. With nationwide operations, Acosta Fresh provides integrated sales and marketing solutions for manufacturers combined with superior in-store execution for all perimeter categories.