Grupo Bimbo UK limited, the global bakery company that owns the
New York Bakery Co brand, has acquired the assets and business of
Mr Bagels Limited as of 6th August 2019. Mr Bagels is a private
label European Bagel manufacturing business based in Welwyn with
around 60 employees and a turnover of £4 million.
The acquisition of Mr Bagels Limited, whose private label
customers include many pan European businesses, is line with and
Grupo Bimbo’s plans for European expansion.
Cliff Irwin, Managing Director, Grupo Bimbo (UK) Limited explains “The
sector is doing well and consumer demand for bagels continues to
rise particularly in Europe. Our intention is to further invest in
the Mr Bagels site to increase its capacity and product range as
the UK and European bagel markets continue to grow. When this
investment is completed we would expect to be creating new jobs at
the Mr Bagels site to match those ambitions”