by BFFF
Nov 29th, 2016
3 mins
BFFF

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

Hornal Road

Uddingston

Glasgow

G71 6NZ

TEL: 01698-810099

FAX: 01698-810077

WEB: www.scotchfrost.com

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