IZICO FOOD GROUP STRENGTHENS UK TEAM
IZICO Food Group, the entrepreneurial Dutch Private Equity backed new owners of Daloon Foods, has strengthened its UK team to capitalise on its high growth consumer markets of Party Food and Frozen Vegetarian foods.
Izico has appointed Jeremy Threadgold as Commercial Director to lead the UK and Ireland business. Jeremy has held many senior commercial and general management roles within the UK food industry including 2 Sisters Food Group and Wrights Foods Group.
Further key appointments include Katie Cox as Grocery Sector Controller, Chris Chandler as Out of Home Sector Controller and Ant Durrant as Marketing and Innovation Controller. All three bring with them core expertise in their channels, combined with a breadth of experience gained in the UK Food Industry.
Threadgold commented “It is a pleasure to have joined Izico at such an exciting time in the company’s development, made more exciting by the opportunity to lead key consumer growth categories across the Retail and Foodservice channels. Our recent significant investment in consumer and category research confirms that our consumers want greater choice, quality and on-trend taste profiles, which we are perfectly positioned to deliver.
I am delighted that the new Izico UK Commercial team is now place, enabling us to capitalise on the high growth Branded and Private Label opportunities with our customers. In 2016 Izico delivered growth at six times the market rate in a frozen Vegetarian category worth over £180m at retail value (Kantar World Panel, 52we 29/01/17), giving us a true platform for future innovation and consumer satisfaction”
Izico Food Group is based in Breda, Holland, with commercial offices and manufacturing operations in the UK, Denmark, Holland and Belgium. It provides high quality Private Label and branded food solutions across Retail, Foodservice and B2B channels in Party Food and Frozen Vegetarian categories.
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