Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

Proper Pies buys artisan supplier Barton & White

12 October 2011 by
Proper Pies buys artisan supplier Barton & White

Proper Pies, the manufacturer of premium pies, bakes and desserts, has snapped up http://www.lifeforkspoon.co.uk" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer">Barton & White](http://www.bartonandwhite.com/flash/), an artisan supplier of hand-made chilled and frozen desserts and savouries, for an undisclosed sum.

Established in Leicestershire in 2005, Barton & White is a Grade A BRC-accredited manufacturer serving the hospitality, travel and retail sectors.

Its acquisition expands the stable of Midlands-based companies owned by food entrepreneurs Martyn Thomas and Kevin Morel (pictured with chief development chef Mark Evans above), which also includes sous-vide ready-meal specialist [Oliver James Foods](http://www.oliverjamesfoods.com).

"This acquisition will allow us to extend our product portfolio with premium patisserie lines which add value whilst providing an opportunity for us to access and develop new markets," said Morel.

"It also provides us with the opportunity to bring new products to our existing customers."

Earlier this month, the group launched [Life, Fork Spoon, a partnership with TV chef James Martin to deliver frozen restaurant-quality meals directly to consumers' homes

The Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email

Start the working day with The Caterer’s free breakfast briefing email

Sign Up and manage your preferences below

Check mark icon
Thank you

You have successfully signed up for the Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email and will hear from us soon!

Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

The highest official awards for UK businesses since being established by royal warrant in 1965. Read more.


Ad Blocker detected

We have noticed you are using an adblocker and – although we support freedom of choice – we would like to ask you to enable ads on our site. They are an important revenue source which supports free access of our website's content, especially during the COVID-19 crisis.

trade tracker pixel tracking