Gleadell acquires pea and bean specialists

Gleadell Agriculture has announced is to buy the specialist pea and bean seed company Dunns (Long Sutton) Ltd.

The company said it had reached “agreement in principle” to buy the holding company of Dunns, Tabmellow Ltd, subject to the necessary legal procedures and expected the deal to be completed within the next three months.

“The companies have traded together for over ten years and see clear benefits for Dunns from the support provided by Gleadell’s shareholders Toepfer International and Invivo,” a Gleadell statement said.

“In addition, Dunns’ expertise in both the seed and pulse sectors will provide good synergy alongside Gleadell’s international export pulse trading activities and growing seed business.

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