Compass Finance assists Menken Van den Assem on the sale to Bieze Food Group
Compass Finance provided assistance to Menken Van den Assem Special Foods B.V. (including the Fresh Food and Frozen Food divisions) on the sale to Bieze Food Group B.V.
Menken Van den Assem Fresh Food is a specialist in conceiving, developing, packaging and supplying private label food concepts for retail and their suppliers. The company has its own recipes for meat, fish, salad enhancers, snacks, soups and breakfast products. Packing takes place at the location of Menken Van den Assem in The Hague. Menken Van den Assem Fresh Food has its own brand called ‘Zwagers’ (seasonings for meat and lettuce enhancers) and, together with partners, hold the brand ‘Sea Green’ (seaweed products).
Menken Van den Assem Frozen Food is an exclusive importer of distinctive frozen products of various brands for professional chefs in the Benelux and supplies these products through the catering and food service wholesaler in the Benelux. Menken Van den Assem Frozen Food has its own brand: ‘Frozzo’ (frozen products).
Bieze Food Group is part of the Wernsing Food Family. The Wernsing Food Family operates in Scandinavia, Germany, Poland, the Benelux, France and Spain. Together they realize a turnover of over 1 billion euros and employ 4,000 employees. Bieze Food Group represents Wernsing in the Benelux, France and Spain, realizing a turnover of approximately 400 million euros. The main activities of the group are the production and trade in potato products, soups, sauces, salads, meals (components), plant-based dairy and ultra-fresh fruit and vegetables. Their main suppliers are retail, foodservice and the food industry.