Gressingham acquires JF Edwards (Smithfield) Ltd.
17/07/2018 - Gressingham Foods
Gressingham Smithfield Limited has announced the acquisition of a new company, JF Edwards (Smithfield) Ltd, within the Gressingham Group. The acquisition includes the ongoing business of four shops on Smithfield market and a butcher’s shop in Primrose Hill.
Gressingham Foods has a long association with Smithfield market with Co-owner and joint Managing Director William Buchanan commenting: “We see this as an excellent opportunity to grow the Gressingham business and provides the opportunity to diversify into new markets.”
Steve Barber has been appointed as Managing Director of JF Edwards and will be supported by John Reid currently Managing Director of Reid’s of Norwich.
Having built on the success of the Gressingham Duck, the company has extended its product portfolio to include geese and poultry as well as speciality meats and ready meals under the Gressingham Foods name.
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