LINCOLNSHIRE, IL--(Marketwired - Aug 4, 2014) - Marcus Lemonis, star of CNBC's The Profit and Chairman and CEO of Camping World and Good Sam Enterprises, announces that Friday, August 1st, Marcus Lemonis LLC acquired Little Miss Muffin, a commercial baker and co-packer, headquartered at 4014 N Rockwell St., Chicago.
Little Miss Muffin
produces baked goods such as muffins, cupcakes, pastries, pies and a host of gluten-free desserts.
Little Miss Muffin
serves businesses such as coffee retailers, airlines, club stores, grocers, schools, food service distributors, department stores, independent, catalog and specialty retailers.
Both established and start-up food service management companies utilize Little Miss Muffin
for their co-packing and supplier needs as well as to outsource production.
"We look forward to becoming part of the Little Miss Muffin community
and are excited to rename the business to Little Miss Baker
, broadening our portfolio of baked goods and co-packing products and services," said Marcus Lemonis
"As a co-packer, our goal is to be a valuable resource for retail and food service customers and consumers nationwide."
Through CNBC's "The Profit," a reality show where Lemonis turns around troubled companies, he has become an investor in several treats companies, including Key Lime Pie Co., Mr. Green Tea Ice Cream and Sweet Pete's Candy.
Lemonis also made recent news announcing he
would partner with Wicked Good Cupcakes out of Boston and financially aid Crumbs Bake Shop in New York that filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
"Kenny will remain President of Little Miss Baker," states Lemonis.
is an entrepreneur, investor, television personality, and chairman and CEO of Camping World
and Good Sam Enterprises
is the nation's largest RV and outdoor retailer, and Good Sam
is the world's largest RV owner's organization.
Through Camping World
and Good Sam
leads nearly 6,000 employees in over 100 United States cities.
was named RV Business Magazine's
"Newsmaker of the Year" in 2007, landed on Crain's
Chicago Business "40 under 40" list in 2005, and was named Ernst and Young's
"Entrepreneur of the Year" in 2008.
is also known as the "business turnaround king" and star of CNBC's prime time reality series, The Profit, in which he
expertise to struggling small businesses around the country and judges businesses based on a "Three P" principle: People, Process, and Product.