SanStone Investments based in Halifax, Nova Scotia has acquired Kasar International, a rapidly growing food safety software company based in Pictou, Nova Scotia.
Brad MacCallum founded Kasar in 1998 by developing leading edge food safety software programs for; food processors, logistics, trucking, and HACCP-based programs for distribution centers. Kasar recently introduced the exclusive Trucking Food Safety Software Program with the Canadian Trucking Alliance as the preferred solution for food transporters required under the Safe Food for Canadians Act (SFCA) .
SanStone is a group of investors led by Bill Sanford, the former CEO of Bluewave Energy. The progressive group is assembling a diverse portfolio of successful businesses primarily in Atlantic Canada. SanStone’s other holdings are Wilson Equipment and VanOostrum Farm Equipment.
MacCallum, who will continue as an investor in a key leadership role with Kasar commented, “I am very enthusiastic to partner with SanStone to continue the rapid business expansion as the preferred food safety software partner for distribution centers, food processing and trucking firms throughout North America”.
Bill Sanford added “We view this as a win / win partnership, combining Kasar’s leading edge food safety software programs with SanStone’s proven expertise in growth execution, customer service culture together with employee development”.
For more information, please contact:
Hugh Latimer, SanStone Investments