26 November 1998
Cranswick and Mr Lazenby’s in sausage link

SAUSAGE maker Cranswick has bought rival Mr Lazenbys for £3.5 million.

Mr Lazenbys, based on Teeside, reported pre-tax profits of £274,000 on sales of £7.7m. Turnover is expected to reach £10m.

Cranswick hopes to increase Mr Lazenbys production and carve out a larger market share.

  • Financial Times 26/11/98 page 25 (News Digest)