Hilton Food Group charts new waters with Seachill takeover
Meat packing business Hilton Food Group has ventured into fish with the £84m acquisition of Icelandic Group UK. Icelandic trades as Seachill and is a major supplier of chilled and frozen natural whitefish and salmon. Its brand The Saucy Fish Co. is the largest in its category in the UK. Icelandic generates annual sales of around £270m (around 80% of which comes from supplying Tesco).