Today, Royal Wessanen nv and Rabo Capital completed the transaction to merge
the activities of Habek Snacks and Wessanen in ragout rolls (‘kroketten’),
hamburgers, meat rolls (‘frikandellen’) and halal snacks in a jointly owned new
company called Favory Convenience Food Group.
Wessanen and Rabo Capital announced the transaction in April 2007, after which
the appropriate consultation with employee representatives took place.
Favory Convenience Food Group has acquired the related Wessanen private label
frozen snack business and the facilities in Bocholt (B) and Tilburg (NL) as
well as the business and the facility of Habek Snacks in Deurne (NL). Wessanen
will own 60.6% of the shares in Favory Convenience Food Group and Rabo Capital
will own 39.4%. For Wessanen the transaction is cash neutral.
Royal Wessanen nv
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