Muller Dairy Confirms Acquisition of Nom Dairy UK04 September 2013
UK - Müller Dairy has acquired Nom Dairy UK Limited, which has a state of the art yogurt production facility in Telford, Shropshire.
The move secures employment at the site and will provide a platform from which Müller Dairy can develop its presence in the UK private label yogurt market, to the benefit of customers and the British dairy industry.
It builds on recent acquisitions in the UK by Müller UK & Ireland Group including the fresh milk processor Robert Wiseman Dairies and a chilled desserts facility at Minsterley, Shropshire. The Group is also building Britain’s largest butter manufacturing facility at Market Drayton, Shropshire, with first production expected in the autumn.
Heiner Kamps, Chief Executive Officer of Unternehmensgruppe Theo Müller said: “This acquisition underlines our commitment to growing our presence in the UK, which along with Germany and the US, is a core market for Müller.
“We believe that there are strong opportunities in the UK private label yogurt sector and the Telford facility will help us to realise our plans to provide customers with great products in this important market. “
Ronald Kers, Chief Executive of Müller UK & Ireland Group said: “We want to be the biggest and best dairy company in the UK and by acquiring this excellent facility we can increase the range of private label yogurt products made with milk from British farms, which in turn can reduce the UK’s dependence on imported dairy products.
“We are ambitious for the future and we very much look forward to working with the team at Telford and our customers to realise the significant potential of this facility.”
Located on a 24 acre site at Donnington Wood, Telford, the Nom Dairy UK facility has a turnover of £43 million per annum.
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