Lamb Weston / Meijer reaches agreement with Oerlemans Foods on acquisition of potato division

Acquisition provides Oerlemans Foods with the opportunity to completely focus on vegetables and fruit, while allowing Lamb Weston / Meijer to further extend its production capacity

Lamb Weston / Meijer has reached the completion phase of the acquisition of the potato division of Oerlemans Foods, including a take-over of the plant in Broekhuizenvorst. With the acquisition Lamb Weston / Meijer responds to both the increasing demand for frozen potato products as well as the growth ambitions of its customers. The sale allows Oerlemans Foods to further position itself as a specialist in frozen fresh fruits and vegetables. The transaction is expected to become effective later this year.