Dawn Farm Foods, a leading European cooked meat ingredient company based in Co. Kildare Ireland, has announced the acquisition of TMI Foods in the UK.
Headquartered in Northampton, TMI is a market leader in the UK for sales of microwave cooked bacon, 'pigs in blankets' and grilled vegetables selling into the food manufacturing, foodservice and retail sectors. In 2005 TMI had a turnover in excess of £15 million.
TMI was the subject of a management buyout in 2003 supported by Aberdeen Asset Management. TMI employs 170 people at 2 sites in the UK. Managing Director David Abbott will stay on with TMI as part of the deal.
Dawn Farm Foods, part of the Queally Group of companies, was established in 1984 and is a leading manufacturer and exporter of fully cooked meat ingredients.
Dawn Farms exports over 80% of its output to over 30 countries worldwide serving customers in the manufacturing, foodservice, pizza and sandwich businesses.