Cranswick Acquires East Anglian Poultry Producer

12 April 2016, at 6:00am

UK - A major UK food producer, Cranswick, has acquired a poultry business in East Anglia as it expands its mainly pork-based business.

The company, known as Crown, was acquired from the Thacker family and management for £40 million.

Crown is a leading integrated poultry producer based in East Anglia. It breeds, rears and processes fresh chicken for supply into a broad customer base across grocery retail, food service, wholesale and manufacturing channels.

Crown also has a well invested and efficient milling operation which satisfies all of the business’ own feed requirements as well as supplying feed to other pig and poultry producers in East Anglia.