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AAK And Premier Foods Agree Three Year Product Development Deal

Published on Nov 12 2013 2:00 PM in A-Brands

AAK And Premier Foods Agree Three Year Product Development Deal

AarhusKarlshamn (AAK UK) has been selected by Premier Foods, one of Britain's largest branded food producers, to be its long term co-development partner for the supply of vegetable oils, fats and related food ingredients as part of a new, three-year collaboration.

In a statement released yesterday by AAK, the partnership was said to have come about as a result of Premier Foods' 'Invest to Grow' programme, which has enabled new opportunities to strengthen and grow relationships with key suppliers.

Premier, which has worked with AAK for more than 20 years, said the development of long term partnerships was "an excellent way to ensure we can continue to innovate in support of our brands".

"We need the best suppliers to help us achieve our vision to be 'The Best in British Food'", said Mark Hughes, Group Procurement Director of Premier Foods.

AAK is based in Malmo, Sweden, but it also has factories in Mexico, the US, the UK, Uruguay and the Netherlands.

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Premier Foods supply a range of retail, wholesale, foodservice and other customers with some of Britain's best loved brands, including Ambrosia, Batchelors, Bisto, Hovis, Loyd Grossman, Mr. Kipling, Oxo and Sharwood's. The company employs around 9,000 people operating from over 35 sites from across the country.

© 2013 - European Supermarket Magazine by Enda Dowling

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