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Lockhart parent buys Norwegian catering equipment firm

Lockhart parent buys Norwegian catering equipment firm

Bunzl plc, parent of Lockhart Catering Equipment, has announced it has acquired its first business in Norway. The specialist international distribution and services group has bought Enor AS, a supplier of light catering equipment. Enor AS is based in Oslo and operates over 11 locations through the country, supplying to a variety of clients including

Lockhart owner enters fragmented French catering equipment market

Lockhart Catering Equipment’s owner Bunzl has made a binding offer to acquire a collection of businesses that will expand its presence in the French catering supplies market. The company is set to take over Comptoir de Bretagne and Générale Collectivités, which both distribute light catering equipment and tableware to a “fragmented” customer base that includes

Bunzl Catering Supplies knocks recycling target for six

Bunzl Catering Supplies has announced the results of phase two of its recycling initiative with Lord’s Cricket Ground, in conjunction with Simply Waste Solutions (SWS) and Closed Loop Environmental Services (CLES). Phase two of the recycling initiative found that in excess of 80% of its single-use plastic cups were collected for recycling by positive picking,

Compass agrees deal to buy catering equipment through Bunzl

Compass Group has agreed a five-year contract with Bunzl that will see it source catering equipment and other non-food items from the distribution company. With sales of almost £2 billion a year, Compass is the UK’s largest caterer and it will use the relationship to implement a number of major change programmes around the way

Bunzl snaps up £28m-a-year foodservice products supplier

Distribution and outsourcing group Bunzl has snapped up Tri-Star Packaging Supplies, a company which supplies foodservice products to everyone from restaurants to contract caterers. The Enfield-based outfit, which operates three branches in England and Scotland, is principally engaged in the distribution of food packaging and foodservice products as well as some cleaning and hygiene consumables.

Lockhart owner expands global catering equipment business

UK distribution and outsourcing giant Bunzl has expanded its global catering equipment business with the acquisition of two dealers in Australia. The company, which owns Lockhart Catering Equipment in the UK, has purchased the business and assets of Cater Plus, trading as Bidvest Hospitality Supplies, based in Adelaide, and of Delta Hospitality, based in Brisbane.

Bunzl buoyed by ‘high volume, low margin’ kitchen supplies biz

A recovery in the hospitality sector and the commencement of refurbishment programmes have led to an improvement in foodservice equipment sales for Lockhart owner Bunzl, the group said this morning. Unveiling its 2014 accounts to the market, the company reported “strong growth” from its hospitality supplies business, which includes companies such as Lockhart Catering Equipment