Scotch frost of Glasgow Ltd acquired by a Japanese agricultural co-operative
A Glasgow based ethnic food supplier is set to expand its presence in the uk after being acquired by a Japanese agricultural co-operative.
Scotch Frost of Glasgow Ltd was bought by zen-noh for an undisclosed sum.
Based in Uddingston, scotch frost imports and distributes frozen, fresh & ambient food products, drinks & packaging for around the globe.
It operates sites in Glasgow, inverness, Belfast, Dublin, Newcastle, Manchester & London, generating annual turnover of around £55m.
Further depots & acquisitions are planned.
Scotch frost offers more than 2,000 product lines, including seafood, poultry, beef, pork, rice, vegetables, noodles, oils, sauces & packaging.
Its own brands include Asian harvest, gelika, fat Buddha & Viet gold among others.
Zen-noh is a supplier of Japanese produced agricultural and livestock products, and a major importer of animal feeds and agricultural fertilisers.
Its group members have a combined annual revenue of $60 billion.
Scotch frost director derrick louden commented:
“having the backing of the zen-noh cooperative will give scotch frost the platform to further increase our presence in the uk whilst also providing zen-noh access to a comprehensive distribution network and a route to market for its high end Japanese products in the uk”.
Scotch Frost of Glasgow Ltd.
Bothwell Park Industrial Estate