Orkla buys Krögarklass

      Comments Off on Orkla buys Krögarklass

Orkla Foods Sweden buys food brand Krögarklass with range in ground meat products and it’s production equipment from Lantmännen. Production will be transferred from Laholm to Eslöv. The change of ownership takes place formally on October 1.
“We want to offer the private restaurant market a premium range of ground meat products. The acquisition is in line with our strategy and Krögarklass complements our portfolio. We look forward to developing the brand and mince the products together with our customers in the foodservice”, says Magnus Selin, CEO of Orkla Foods Sweden Food Solutions in a statement.
Some of the employees currently working with mince dishes Laholm will be offered jobs at Orkla Foods Sweden Eslov as a result of the acquisition.
“ This is a strategic investment in foodservice which also carries an investment in our facility in Eslöv. We will strengthen our capacity and will be even better at cooking dishes and minced meat products”, said CEO Patrik Andersson.
The acquisition means that Orkla Foods Sweden becomes the market leader in ground meat in the private restaurant market.