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All in the name Lamb Weston/Meijer has recently experienced a major acquisition, as Marcel Huijsmans reveals The year 1985 brought about the formation of Meijer Frozen Foods by Mr C Meijer, who had been involved in the potato business since 1920. Lamb Weston Inc., an independent operating company of ConAgra

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Spreading its wings After a few turbulent years, MFD is looking forward to capitalising on growth potential Within the last 50 years, Manor Farm Ducklings (MFD Foods Limited) has grown from a small family run business to the second largest duck producer in the UK. Although the company has seen

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Packaging potential Offering a customised service to its customers across Europe, A&R Carton is a leading supplier of folding cartons and packaging solutions Formed in January 2000, A&R Carton is the result of a merger between Folding Carton Partners and Akerlund & Rausing Group’s carton packaging business. Strategically positioned to

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All the right ingredients From its three locations, S&B Herba Foods serves the retail ethnic food service and ingredients sections of the UK food industry Servicing food manufacturers, Chinese and Indian wholesalers, grocery retailers and independents, S&B Herba Foods offers a range of rice brands, rice flour, fruits and nuts.

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Unified purchasing Tuco is the national collaborative purchasing group for over 130 universities Today’s universities, the institutions responsible for nurturing the crème de la crème of Britain’s youth, are often judged on their ability to deliver what is termed ‘the total student experience’. Effective catering, a key part pf this,

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The big cheese Producing approximately 15,000 tonnes of cheese each year, the Alma co-operative is one of Austria’s leading dairies Specialising in natural and processed cheese, Alma Vorarlberger-Kasefabrikation is a co-operative business that consists of over 250 members. Exporting over 65 per cent of its products, the company has a

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Licence to trade Wine Cellar Ltd has risen from the ashes and is now making its mark in the off licence industry The company, Cellar Five Ltd came to the end of its days in December 2002, only to be rescued and given a new lease of life by Wine

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A juicy prospect One of the leading suppliers in the European fruit juice market, Tucano is focusing on its primary international board As a direct result of the fusion in 2004 between two major fruit juice companies in Germany, Karlsberg Brauerei Homburg/Saar and Niehoffs Vaihinger Fruchtsäfte, one of the leading

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The store next door With a comparable growth of 10.9 per cent, Reitan Servicehandel Sweden is witnessing a period of significant expansion As part of the rapidly growing Reitan Group, Reitan Servicehandel Sweden has 400 Pressbyrån and 7-Eleven stores based across the country. Serving groceries, fresh food, magazines, confectionary, and

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Chain of success Through a series of acquisitions, the Reitan group is extending its position as a leading scandinavian franchise based retail company With 2860 sale points across five countries, the Reitan Group has 22,000 employees and an annual turnover of NOK 48 billion. Specialising in the organisation and operation

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