Deans Foods and Stonegate are to merge under the common ownership of a new company, Noble Foods.
Noble Foods will become the leading supplier of eggs and egg products in the
Deans Foods and Stonegate, as subsidiaries, will continue offering different approaches to egg marketing.
“By coming together, we can create a streamlined, world class company. It will also ensure a successful future for our employees and our egg suppliers while providing an unrivalled service to our customers,” they said.
UK top five packers (Share of
Deans Foods 34%
Glenrath Farms 5%
See June 2006 Poultry World for more on the UK egg sector.