Duck specialists the Gressingham Group has acquired a cold storage facility, Hemswell Coldstore.
Hemswell Coldstore is a modern facility based in Lincolnshire, which can house up to 5,000 pallets of frozen produce.
“We are delighted to bring Hemswell Coldstore into The Gressingham Group,” said William Buchanan, group director at Gressingham Foods. “The collaboration made perfect sense, as we already have links with Hemswell through Reids of Norwich, another company within the group. Having a cold store helps streamline our distribution chain and operations. We are really looking forward to working with the team at Hemswell.”
Stephen Hill, General Manager at Hemswell Coldstore, said: “We started Hemswell Coldstore in 2011 and have since taken this from start-up to a market leader within the sector, delivering large-scale operations within the UK and around the world. Selling to Gressingham Foods is a great fit for the company and I am confident that with Gressingham’s huge expertise in the industry, Hemswell will go from strength to strength. The future looks bright for our employees, customers and suppliers.”