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Fleury Michon acquires Marfo Group


Regis Lebrun, General Manager of Fleury Michon SA and Claude Bergeron, President of Fleury Michon America have announced that the Fleury Michon SA Quebec subsidiary, Fleury Michon America is expanding its international airline catering business. With this acquisition, FMA will now have its equivalent in Europe through the acquisition of Marfo Group, a Dutch company specializing in prepared meals. “According to our strategic plan, we are accelerating our expansion through acquisitions. The Marfo acquisition allows us to take position in the growing airline catering industry and making this division one of the group’s main activity”, said Regis Lebrun, General Manager of Fleury Michon.

The acquisition of Marfo Group, the second-largest player in the European market for airline ready meals and snacking, makes Fleury Michon America/Marfo the world’s leading group in the sector, with production units in Quebec for North America and Europe. The production unit in Lelystad, Netherlands adds to the current production capacities in France.

Fleury Michon America and Marfo serve airline customers in most countries through Europe, the Middle East, Thailand, Korea, China, Japan, Canada and the U.S.. Fleury Michon America/Marfo now benefits from a strong management team in Quebec, Netherlands and in France in addition to a field team in the U.S., Thailand, Korea and Japan. Other development projects are underway to accentuate our presence in the US and Asia.

 

 


Kristy Nudds

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