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Bakkavor Group Expands US Business

Bakkavor Group Expands US Business
January 16
09:54 2015

Bakkavor Group, the UK’s leading fresh prepared foods manufacturer, has acquired for an undisclosed sum B. Robert’s Foods, a private label fresh prepared foods manufacturer based in Charlotte, North Carolina. The acquisition is in line with Bakkavor’s strategy for the US to build a growing presence in the fresh prepared foods sector. B. Robert’s, which employs approximately 240 people, has been producing convenience foods for US retailers for more than 20 years.

Agust Gudmundsson, chief executive of Bakkavor Group, says: “The acquisition reinforces our commitment to seek growth opportunities within the US market and complements our existing operations in California and Pennsylvania. We are excited to be working with the team in Charlotte on the next stage of the development of our business.”

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Pictured (left to right): Sandy Berlin (B.Robert’s’), Agust Gudmundsson (Bakkavor), John Gorman (Bakkavor), Lydur Gudmundsson (Bakkavor), Peter Dow (B.Robert’s’), Robert Shore (B.Robert’s’), Einar Gustafsson (Bakkavor).

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