Local cheese manufacturer purchases Athenos

Fitchburg-based Emmi Roth USA has purchased Athenos, a feta cheese company, according to a report from The Capital Times. The terms of the sale were not disclosed and it remains subject to federal antitrust approvals. Athenos, formerly owned by Kraft Heinz, was sold to Buffalo, New York-based Lactalis American Group in the fall of 2020. Athenos had 2020 sales of $90 million.