Hilton Food Group

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Hilton Food Group
Public
Traded asLSEHFG
IndustryFood
Founded1994
HeadquartersHuntingdon, United Kingdom
Key people
Robert Watson (Chairman)
Philip Heffer (CEO)
Revenue£1,359.5million (2017)[1]
£35.1 million (2017)[1]
£27.0 million (2017)[1]
Websitewww.hiltonfoodgroupplc.com

Hilton Food Group plc is a food packaging business. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index.

History[edit]

Hilton Sea Food Processing Plant near Aberdesach in Wales

The company was established to operate a beef and lamb central meat packing facility in Huntingdon in 1994.[2] It was the subject of an initial public offering in May 2007 which valued the business at circa £105 million.[3] It went on to acquire Seachill, a supplier of chilled and frozen salmon, in November 2017.[2]

Operations[edit]

The company has six factories and sells its products in supermarkets across fourteen countries in Europe.[2] It also has a joint venture in Australia with Woolworths Group, a retail business, to undertaking meat processing activities for its stores[4] and a joint venture in Portugal with Sonae Modelo Continente, another retail business, to provide packaged meats for its stores.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Preliminary Results 2017". Alfa Financial Software. Retrieved 18 March 2018.
  2. ^ a b c "Icelandic Group Agrees Sale of Seachill to Hilton Food Group". Icelandic Group. 18 October 2017. Retrieved 2 July 2018.
  3. ^ "Hilton Food Group IPO price set at 150p". Stockmarket Wire. 11 May 2007. Retrieved 2 July 2018.
  4. ^ "Hilton Food Shuffles Board, Promotes Philip Heffer To Chief Executive". Morning Star. 23 May 2018. Retrieved 2 July 2018.
  5. ^ "Hilton Food Group partners with Sonae Modelo Continente". Global Meat News. 4 January 2017. Retrieved 2 July 2017.

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