Deal Summary

Vita Food Products

Vita Food Products, Inc. (“Vita Foods” or the “Company”) announced its sale to an entity formed by Howard E. Bedford. Prior to the transaction, Mr. Bedford served as a member of the Company’s Board of Directors and represented the Company’s largest shareholder.

BellMark Partners, LLC acted as the financial advisor to the Company’s Special Committee of the Board in connection with the transaction.

Vita Foods is a leader in the U.S. retail packaged seafood and condiment markets. The Company’s product offering include salmon and herring; cocktail, tartar, and horseradish sauce; honey, salad dressings, and barbecue sauces. The Company’s products are sold under the Vita®, Elf®, and Grand Isle® brands.

Howard Bedford served as a member of the Company’s Board of Directors since May 2006. He is also President of the Bedford Group, an investment, estate, and tax advisor to high-net worth individuals.

About BellMark Partners, LLC

BellMark Partners, LLC is an independent investment bank that provides M&A advisory and investment banking services to middle market companies in the business & technology services, consumer, industrials and healthcare industries. We advise family, entrepreneur, and other privately-owned companies; private equity and family office-owned companies; and small to mid-cap public companies. Our services include mergers and acquisitions, capital raising and strategic advisory services. Our Managing Directors have collectively executed and closed more than 400 transactions during their professional careers, and previously worked as senior bankers for firms such KeyBanc Capital Markets, Inc., BankBoston Robertson Stephens, Fleet Securities, Inc. and Covington Associates LLC.