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Musgrave marketplace acquires the foodservice division of Allied Foods

By Business & Finance
21 January 2014

Musgrave MarketPlace, partner to foodservice professionals and entrepreneurial retailers across Ireland, has announced the acquisition of the foodservice division of Allied Foods.

The foodservice division of Allied Foods is one of the leading operators in the Irish foodservices sector and is a recognised expert in ambient, chilled and frozen food distribution, supplying a large number of restaurants and fast food outlets across Ireland.

Commenting on the acquisition, Noel Keeley, managing director, Musgrave MarketPlace said: “This acquisition will continue the long term sustainable growth of Musgrave MarketPlace and strengthen our offer in Ireland’s foodservice sector, where we already supply over 45,000 pubs, hotels, restaurants and hospitality businesses. We are looking forward to working closely with our new colleagues who will join the Musgrave MarketPlace team in delivering best in class products, value and service to our customers.”

John Raleigh, managing director, Allied Logistics said: “The sale of Allied’s foodservice division will free up capacity for use in our well established and growing frozen and chilled logistics business. We look forward to continuing to grow Allied Logistics over the coming years.”