Kitwave Group acquires M.J. Baker Foodservice
Kitwave Group plc, the delivered wholesaler, has announced its acquisition of M.J. Baker Foodservice, the West Country’s leading independent foodservice supplier.
Founded in 1999 and based in Newton Abbott, Devon, M.J. Baker offers more than 3,500 products in ambient, chilled and frozen foods, together with alcohol, confectionery and non-food items. Leading brands are complemented by a range of products under the Bakers Best Buy lines.
M.J. Baker will be incorporated into Kitwave’s existing Foodservice division which currently has the existing trading operations of H.B. Clark & Co. (Successors) Limited and David Miller Frozen Foods Limited.
Paul Young, Chief Executive Officer of Kitwave (pictured right alongside David Brind, Chief Financial Officer), said, “The acquisition of M.J. Baker is an excellent addition to our Foodservice division and expands the Group’s nationwide reach into the South West. M.J. Baker is renowned for providing a quality delivered solution to its customers, a key part of the Kitwave Group ethos.”
“I am delighted to welcome the M.J. Baker team to Kitwave and we look forward to continuing to build our nationwide foodservice offering as part of our growth strategy.”
Paul Young, Kitwave CEO, discussed their acquisition strategy and plans in our Big Interview in June 2021, which you can read here.Kitwave MJ Baker Foodservice