Kitwave acquires MJ Baker Foodservice

Kitwave Group has acquired MJ Baker Foodservice, the West Country’s leading independent foodservice supplier.

Founded in 1999 and based in Newton Abbott, MJ Baker offers more than 3,500 products in ambient, chilled and frozen foods, together with alcohol, confectionery and non-food items. Leading brands are complemented by a range of products under the Bakers Best Buy label.

Kitwave’s David Brind (left) and Paul Young.

MJ Baker will be incorporated into Kitwave’s existing foodservice division which currently has the trading operations of HB Clark & Co and David Miller Frozen Foods.

Commenting on the acquisition, chief executive officer of Kitwave Paul Young said: “The acquisition of MJ Baker is an excellent addition to our foodservice division and expands the group’s reach into the South West. MJ Baker is renowned for providing a quality delivered solution to its customers, a key part of the Kitwave Group ethos.

“I am delighted to welcome the MJ Baker team to Kitwave and we look forward to continuing to build our nationwide foodservice offering as part of our growth strategy.”

David Brind, chief financial officer of Kitwave, added: “The integration of MJ Baker into the group’s foodservice division complements our existing operations and reflects Kitwave’s strategic direction and expansion ambitions, both through acquisition and organic growth.”


Published Date: February 11, 2022
Category: Wholesale Industry News