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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Ferrero to acquire Burton’s Biscuit Company

On 1st June it was announced that Ferrero has agreed to acquire Burton’s Biscuits Company, one of the UK’s largest independent biscuits manufacturer. Burton’s produces some of the best-loved brands in the UK biscuit market including Maryland Cookies, Jammie Dodgers, Wagon Wheels, Paterson’s and Thomas Fudge’s as well as baking high-quality biscuits for major retailers and global brand partners. The …

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Vibrant Foods acquires Fudco

On 8th April, our client Vibrant Foods announced the acquisition of Fudco, a leading UK premium nuts and spices business. Fudco, founded in 1979, began with a single retail store on Ealing Road, Wembley, serving quality foods to the community, and has since become the UK’s leading premium Asian foods brand; the portfolio comprises nuts, spices, dried fruits, pulses, speciality …

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