Whitchurch Group sells catering arm
MEAT products supplier Whitchurch Group has sold its catering operations.
Hamard Two Thousand will buy Acacia Foodservice and Acacia Horbury Meat Services from Whitchurch for £1.02 million in cash.
Whitchurch said lower market prices had reduced its turnover to £16.8m in the six months to 30 June, from £20.4m last time. The companys pre-tax profits rose 68% to £859,000.
- Financial Times 16/09/98 page 28 (News Digest)