Steve Evans, MD of Freshtime, which supplies chilled, ready to eat salads, snacks, prepared vegetables and sandwich fillers to retailers, says you can learn a lot from what people like in their salads today.
Rising M&A across the sector is being driven by changing tastes as consumers continue to become more health aware and conscious of how their food is sourced. This is resulting in an increased number of higher-end and niche product deals.
Clearwater earns a lot of trust with companies and can provide that link between the private equity house and the company. This can be invaluable when it comes to sorting difficult problems as they emerge during negotiations.
Alberto Curto, Managing Partner, Corpfin Capital