Convenience food supremo whets its appetite for new acquisitions
Food giant Greencore plans to ramp up sales of food-on-the-go options such as salads and snacks via strategic takeovers and new partnerships
Food giant Greencore has said half the company’s growth in the next few years will come from acquisitions and that excess cash will be returned to investors via share buybacks.
Greencore, which makes three out of every five sandwiches sold in Britain every year, plans to capitalise on the growing trend for food-on-the-go and ramp up sales of salads, sushi, snack food and hot meals.
Patrick Coveney, Greencore’s chief executive, told The Sunday...
Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!
With any subscription you will have access to
Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps
Unlimited access to our eReader library
Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week
Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you
Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences
Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine
Tom Maguire: Tax changes we make now could help business for years
The way we did business a few months ago may never return – so the opportunity is to make changes that will both aid recovery and set us up well for our new futures