17 March 1998
Dalgety shareholders approve sell-offs

By FWi staff

DALGETY shareholders yesterday approved the £335 million sale of the companys food ingredients business company to Irish food group, Kerry. The deal is now expected to be completed this Friday.

Shareholders also approved the proposed £715m sale of Dalgetys pet foods business, Spillers, to Swiss consumer group Nestlé. The European Commission must now give the all-clear before this sale can be completed.