Chaucer acquisition by Nagatanien

Chaucer, the global producer of freeze-dried foods and specialist bread products, is pleased to announce that it has been acquired by Nagatanien, a Japanese-based manufacturer and distributor of premixed and instant food.
The acquisition brings together two well-established and successful businesses that share the same corporate philosophies and aligned strategies, with a central focus on


Chaucer on BBC News

Yesterday, CEO Andy Ducker appeared on BBC Business Live’s Inside Track on BBC World News to discuss Chaucer Food Group and his role as chief executive.  In the interview with presenters Sally Bundock and Ben Bland, Andy discussed the benefits of being a globally diversified company in terms of navigating a post-Brexit landscape as well


Chaucer in The Grocer

This week’s ‘The Grocer’ featured an article that highlights the investment made by Caird Capital in Chaucer Foods to support further investment in the US. Discussing the investment, Andy Ducker commented to The Grocer that he was pleased to have committed shareholders that are keen and able to support the Group’s growth going forward. Commenting


Investment in Crunchies Food Company, USA

We are pleased to announce we have entered in to an agreement to acquire 65% of the leading USA freeze dried brand, Crunchies food company (“Crunchies”).
Crunchies food company, LLC was established in 2005, in response to the rapid and overwhelming demand for good- tasting and truly healthy natural snacks on the market. Crunchies are


Our Freeze drying fruit process can retain goodness

As you may know here at Chaucer foods we manufacture for range of different markets including the freeze drying of fruits and vegetables.
We worked along side researchers at Sheffield Hallam university’s centre for Food Innovation to study the ways in which different fruits and vegetables are affected by freeze drying. We looked in particular