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R&R Ice Cream Acquires German Business

R&R Ice Cream Acquires German Business
December 06
13:04 2011

R&R Ice Cream, Europe’s largest own label ice cream manufacturer, has acquired Durigon Gelato of Germany for an undisclosed sum, subject to clearance from the German competition authority. Based at Schwanewede-Brundorf near Bremen with 70 employees, the family-run Durigon, which generated sales of Eur20 million in 2010, manufactures tubs in different sizes from 200ml to 5000ml, sandwiches and other ice cream products for the private label market and also under the Durigon brand.

 

R&R plans to invest in the Durigon factory and grow sales as an integral part of its strategy to develop its private label business in Germany. The Durigon brand will be retained and complements the existing portfolio of R&R brands. Werner Durigon will continue as managing director of Durigon.

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