Bakkavor announces US$13.9m strategic acquisition of Haydens Bakery

UK – Bakkavor Group plc, the leading provider of fresh prepared food, has announced the acquisition of Haydens Bakery Limited from Real Good Food PLC, a deal valued at US$13.9 million. According to the company, the acquisition of Haydens increases the breadth and depth of our desserts range, extending our offering in in-store bakery, as well as supports growth in the Desserts business, which, combined with the ongoing major expansion of our facility in Newark, will provide increased and high quality capacity, as well as state-of-the-art automation. It added that…

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Bakkavor begins construction of new bakery in Charlotte, North Carolina

US – Global food manufacturing firm Bakkavor has begun construction on a new bakery facility in Charlotte, North Carolina. According to a press release by commercial and industrial builders AM King, which provided site selection, process engineering, construction services, and worked on other aspects of the project. The 80,000-sq-ft facility will include 42,000 sq ft of space for food preparation, mixing, cooking and packaging food products like meats, sauces, baked foods, and ready-to-eat entrées. “Because this facility is being patterned after a similar outfit in England, we are utilizing international…

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