Weetabix to acquire UFit

On 6th April it was announced that Weetabix has agreed to acquire Lacka Foods, owner of UFit, the UK’s leading ready-to-drink protein shake brand. The UFit range includes the leading 25g “Everyday protein” and 50g “Performance protein” sub-brands, which are high in protein, fat-free and with no-added sugar, as well a plant-based shake made with pea protein and coconut milk …

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Sale of Yorkshire Premier Meat to Endless

On 16th March it was announced that Endless has completed the acquisition of the UK’s leading specialist B2B processor and supplier of value-added meat ingredients, Yorkshire Premier Meat (YPM). Headquartered in South Kirkby, YPM processes and supplies a range of meat ingredients into producers of ready meals, canned goods and savoury pastry / pies as well as the rapidly expanding …

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Hilton Food Group to acquire Foppen

On 10th December it was announced that Hilton Food Group has agreed to acquire Dutch Seafood Company B.V., trading as Foppen, for an enterprise value of €90m Foppen is a leading international manufacturer of branded and private label premium smoked salmon products with major retailers in the US and the Netherlands as key customers, both territories in which Foppen is …

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Sale of Saxon Foods to Tuber Group

On 5th November 2021, Tuber Group completed the acquisition of Saxon Foods, a subsidiary of our client Abbeydale Food Group. Saxon Foods is a plant-based convenience foods manufacturer offering a range of allergen free frozen products including jacket potatoes, mint and chilli peas, mushy pea pots, potato skins, healthy baked chips, and curry sauce pots. Having acquired Country Chef in …

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