Making
our Mark

Valeo Foods Group is one of Europe’s fastest growing consumer foods producers, with a portfolio of category leading brands, many of them iconic household names. Valeo Foods produces and sells over six hundred million units a year from its state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities across Ireland, the UK and Continental Europe.

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Valeo Foods Group Signs Agreement to Acquire Kettle Foods

 

We have agreed terms to acquire Kettle Foods Limited and sister company Yellow Chips BV from Campbell Soup Company.
 
Kettle Foods manufactures and distributes hand cooked potato crisps under the Kettle brand, which is the number one premium crisp brand in the UK, along with vegetable crisps under the Go Pure brand, and Metcalfe’s Skinny Popcorn, which are sold across the UK, Europe and the Middle East. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions including relevant regulatory approvals and consultation with employee representative bodies.
 
Commenting on the proposed transaction, Seamus Kearney, CEO, Valeo Foods, said: “The global snacking segment continues to grow and the proposed acquisition of Kettle Foods provides a great opportunity to further strengthen our expanding portfolio of international brands. This acquisition is consistent with our long-term goal of building a dynamic international portfolio of attractive, resilient and popular food brands that consumers love to enjoy.”

 

Expanding our Business


2010

Shamrock & Bachelors
merged to form Valeo Foods


2011

Jacob Fruitfield
Group acquired


2014

Rowse Honey
added to portfolio



2015

Balconi (Italy) & Robert Roberts & Kelkin (Ireland) acquired



2017

Raisio PLC’s Confectionery
Division and
Valdenza acquired


2018

Tangerine Confectionery acquired

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Our Brand Leadership

At the Valeo Foods Group we are passionate about what we do. We know the best foods begin with the best ingredients.

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Driven
by Success

Valeo Foods Group is on an exciting journey. Our ambition is to become a global leader in consumer foods. We will achieve this through a relentless focus on organic growth and strategic acquisitions, building our brands and our footprint across Europe and the rest of the world.

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Industry Experts

At the Valeo Foods Group, our people are at the heart of our success. We champion and leverage their exceptional experience, expertise and flair across food sourcing, manufacturing, brand development, marketing, sales and distribution.

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