Valeo Foods acquired Freshers Foods Ltd, an experienced traditional pork scratching manufacturer based in Wigan that manufactures under its own brand, Openshaws, as well as co-manufacturing for the Snaffling Pig Co & Awfully Posh brands.
Following the acquisition, Freshers Foods will continue to operate as a separate trading entity.
Based in Ireland, Valeo Foods is a leading international food business with a portfolio including Rowse Honey, Kettle crisps, Batchelors and Jacobs biscuits.
The transaction is the latest in a string of acquisitions for Valeo Foods.
Richard Naish (Picture), Head of the Food & Drink Team, led the Walker Morris Team with support from Kayleigh Watson (Corporate), Luke Riley (Tax), Rachel Turnbull and Christian Brundell (Regulatory & Compliance), Liz Graham (Pensions), Luke Jackson (Commercial), Alice Ruffell (Employment), Ricky Walker (Finance & Banking), Matt Lingard (IP), Hannah Levy (Real Estate).
Involved fees earner: Christian Brundell – Walker Morris; Liz Graham – Walker Morris; Luke Jackson – Walker Morris; Hannah Levy – Walker Morris; Matthew Lingard – Walker Morris; Richard Naish – Walker Morris; Luke Riley – Walker Morris; Alice Ruffell – Walker Morris; Rachel Turnbull – Walker Morris; Ricky Walker – Walker Morris; Kayleigh Watson – Walker Morris;
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