Business

Premier Foods confirms bid interest for Quorn

  • 4 October 2010
  • From the section Business
Quorn beef style pieces
Quorn is one of the UK's best-known and best-selling vegetarian brands

Premier Foods has confirmed that it has received takeover approaches for its meat-free business, which includes its Quorn brand of products.

The company, which is the UK's largest food producer, did not name the parties that had approached it over a possible sale, nor how many.

Premier Foods added that "there can be no guarantee that such a transaction will take place".

It said it would make further announcements when "appropriate".

Quorn is one of the UK's best-known vegetarian food brands.

Premier Foods' other well-known products include Hovis bread, Mr Kipling cakes, Sharwood's curries, and Branston pickle.

More on this story

Related Internet links

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites