our Mark

Valeo Foods Group is a leading international food business that has built three significant growth platforms; the UK, Europe, and Ireland, each with its own diverse portfolio of leading food brands that include Rowse, Kettle, Jacob’s, Barratt and Balconi. As a fast-growing consolidator in the food sector, we have expanded rapidly and grown revenues to approximately €1.2 billion while employing 4,500 talented people across our network of 27 well-invested manufacturing facilities.

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Latest News

Valeo Foods Group Acquires leading Italian bakery company Dal Colle

29 May 2024

Valeo Foods Group, one of Europe’s leading producers of quality sweets, treats and snacks, has completed the process to acquire assets of a renowned Italian producer of high-quality bakery products, Dal Colle.

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Louis-Francois Gombert to succeed Brendan Feeney as Group CFO Valeo Foods Group

30 May 2023

Valeo Foods Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Louis-Francois Gombert as Group CFO, Valeo Foods Group.

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Ronald Kers to succeed Seamus Kearney as Group CEO Valeo Foods Group

13 Feb 2023

The Board of Valeo Foods is pleased to announce the appointment of Ronald Kers as Group CEO, Valeo Foods Group. Ronald succeeds Seamus Kearney following his decision to step back from a day-to-day leadership role within the business.

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Expanding our Business


Shamrock & Batchelor's
merged to form Valeo Foods


Jacob Fruitfield
Group acquired


Rowse Honey
added to portfolio


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


Raisio PLC’s Confectionery
Division and
Valdenza acquired


Tangerine Confectionery acquired


Kettle Foods and Matthew Walker acquired


It’s All Good (Manomasa) added to portfolio


Schluckwerder Holding acquired



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Our Brand Leadership

At Valeo Foods we are passionate about what we do and the foods we produce. We also know that the best foods begin with the best ingredients. That’s why we work closely with farmers, growers, beekeepers and local communities across the world to ensure that the products we produce are the best they can be, continuing to delight and excite consumers around the world.

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Bachelors beans on toast
Rowse honey with pancakes

by Success

We are on an exciting journey to becoming a global leader in consumer foods and we will achieve this by continuing to build our growth platforms in the UK, Europe, and Ireland through the expansion of our portfolio of market-leading brands and by extending our sourcing, manufacturing, distribution and sales footprint across the world.

Our strategy

Industry Experts

At Valeo Foods, 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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Odlums chef with flour