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Bakkavor Group acquires US manufacturer, B. Roberts Foods

12 January 2015

Bakkavor, the UK’s leading fresh prepared foods manufacturer can confirm that it has acquired for an undisclosed sum B. Robert’s Foods (‘B. Roberts’), a private label fresh prepared food 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 food sector.

B. Robert’s, which employs approximately 240 people, has been producing high quality, market-leading, innovative convenience foods for US retailers for more than 20 years.

Agust Gudmundsson, CEO of Bakkavor Group, said: 

“We are delighted to announce the acquisition of B. Robert’s. It is a highly respected company, with a long standing reputation of providing high quality products with market leading innovation for its customers. 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.” 

John Gorman, President & CEO of Bakkavor USA, said:

“I am delighted that we have found a business that shares our passion for quality and innovation. I look forward to working with our new team in Charlotte and building further on the great business they have created in recent years.”


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