Dole Food sells fresh-cut business in Sweden & Finland
Saba Fresh Cuts AB and Saba Fresh Cuts OY produce washed and ready-to-eat salads.
Dole Food Co., Inc., Westlake Village, Calif., announced plans to sell Saba Fresh Cuts AB and Saba Fresh Cuts OY to BAMA International GmbH, Germany.
Saba Fresh Cuts AB and Saba Fresh Cuts OY produce washed and ready-to-eat salads out of its Helsingborg, Sweden, and Espoo, Finland, facilities, respectively, to the retail and foodservice industry in Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Germany and the Baltic States.
“I am very pleased with the outcome of this sale in meeting the EU’s requirement, and I am confident that Saba Fresh Cuts will be in good hands under BAMA’s ownership,” says Johan Linden, president and CEO of Dole Food.
"We are pleased to announce this agreement with Dole for Saba Fresh Cuts. Convenience products and ready-to-eat salads and vegetables is a fast growing category in all markets, and Saba Fresh Cuts is a solid and very professional player, with a strong organization and high-quality products. We look forward to working together," adds Rune Flaen, chief executive officer of BAMA Group.