ENGLAND, Huntingdon. Hilton Food Group plc (“Hilton”), the specialist retail meat packing business supplying major international food retailers in Europe and Australia, announces it has signed a long term supply agreement with Tesco Central Europe (“Tesco”) to produce fresh food.
Matt Simister, Tesco Central Europe CEO, added: “I’m delighted that we are extending our deep Group-wide partnership with Hilton to bring new manufacturing investment and capability to Poland. Our collective experience and expertise will bring new, innovative and high quality fresh and convenient products to our customers in Central Europe”.
Hilton Foods is Europe’s leading specialist fresh meat retail packing company supplying major retailers including Tesco, Ahold, ICA, Coop Danmark and Sonae in Europe and Woolworths in Australia. Hilton had sales of £1.2 bn. in 2016 and employs around 3,000 people across its sites. Each of Hilton’s central meat packing plants are operated on a dedicated basis for Hilton customers. Hilton’s business model has been adapted to meet local requirements with customers in each country. This announcement contains inside information which is disclosed in accordance with the Market Abuse Regulation.
Tesco is one of the world's leading retailers with 460,000 colleagues, serving millions of customers every week, from over 6,800 stores in countries across the UK and Ireland, Central Europe, and Asia and online.