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Kerry Group

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NB An earlier Kerry Group was formed from Kerry's (Great Britain) which was acquired by Quinton Hazell (Holdings) in 1968[1]

Kerry Group, agricultural trading and dairy products group, of Ireland


1987 Kerry Group's results were reported in London (presumably the shares were quoted)[2]

1994 Acquired Wall's meat products business.

1997 Acquired the Spillers flour milling business including the Homepride flour and brand from Dalgety.

1998 Sold to Tomkins 6 of the flour mills as well as Fleming Howden, the Scottish supplier to bakers, it had acquired from Dalgety[3]

2001 Acquired the Bowyers and Palethorpes pork sausage business and brands.

2005 Acquired Noon Products


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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Apr 24, 1968
  2. The Times, September 10, 1987
  3. The Times Feb. 13, 1998