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Successful takeover of Gainsborough business

Andrew Pollard
Andrew Pollard

A Gainsborough business has been taken over by a bakery supplier.

AB MAURI UK and Ireland has confirmed the successful acquisition of both Holgran and Fleming Howden from Rank Hovis Milling Ltd.

Holgran is a renowned supplier of malted grains, seeds and blend inclusions and is based in Gainsborough.

And the second business is Fleming Howden which sources, manufactures and distributes a wide range of quality bakery ingredients and yeast products and is based in Edinburgh.

Andrew Pollard, Managing Director, AB MAURI UK and Ireland, said: “Both businesses are well established with rich heritages and have strong reputations.

“They are well-run and have highly capable, passionate and dedicated teams of people; principles that align perfectly to the business values of AB MAURI.

“In light of these exciting acquisitions, AB MAURI expects to continue developing its existing technical capability and broaden market opportunities alike.

“Most importantly, AB MAURI will be able to build on its ability to flexibly respond to customers.”