WASHINGTON, N.C. -- Kitchen gadget vendor Bonny Products here has been acquired by Frederick Cooper plc, Worcester, England -- a move that adds bakeware to the Bonny line.
ke pans and cookie sheets. As a result, the Classic bakeware line will be sold under the Bonny name in the United States, while Bonny's kitchen tools and gadgets will be sold under the Classic name in the United Kingdom and continental Europe.
Bonny plans to introduce the new bakeware line at the International Housewares Show, which will be held in Chicago in January 1996.
Cooper purchased Bonny -- whose products are primarily sold at supermarkets and mass merchandisers -- from Apax Partners, a London investment firm.