Tönnies takes over British slaughtering and cutting plant C & K Meats

07-May-2019 - Germany

The Tönnies Group has taken over the British slaughtering and cutting company C&K Meats. Tönnies thus continues its announced strengthening of the British market. Following the acquisition of the "Riverway Foods" processing plant in 2018, C&K Meats, a company specialising in the slaughtering and cutting of pigs and cattle, follows.


Tönnies takes over British slaughtering and cutting plant C & K Meats

"We have firmly established ourselves in the British market in recent years and want to continue to grow," says Carsten Jacobsen, responsible for Great Britain in the Tönnies Group. "With C&K Meats, we have now gained a partner who will continue to build on our strength and have the potential to grow further."

The brothers Kevin and Chris Burrows founded C&K Meats in 1994. The fast-growing company opened a new production facility in Eye, Suffolk in 2010. Today, the company employs over 100 people and is known throughout the country for its high quality and animal welfare standards.

"We want to continue our vertical integration in the UK," Jacobsen said. "With C&K Meats, we have found an excellent partner that will enable further growth."

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