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LDC is backing the management team of Bramble Foods (l-r) Chris Neville, Tony Foster and Ken Osborne.


Bramble Foods: supporting a market-leading food manufacturer

LDC backed Bramble Foods in December 2021 to support its organic and acquisitive growth strategy.

Bramble Foods is a successful manufacturer and distributor of fine foods

Deal type
  • Management buyout

Bramble Foods (Bramble) manufactures and supplies more than 2,000 high-quality products, ranging from preserves, pickles, chutneys and sauces to cakes, biscuits, confectionery, hampers and seasonal goods.

Founded in 2008 and headquartered in Market Harborough, Leicestershire, the family-run business has an extensive portfolio of 1,400 customers and supplies to a national base of independent, local retailers, and garden centres, farm shops and holiday parks.

Bramble’s products are sourced from established external suppliers and an in-house manufacturing division which produces a range of award-winning preserves, chutneys, sauces and cakes.

Helping a specialist food manufacturer to grow

LDC backed Bramble in December 2021 to support its organic and acquisitive growth strategy.

The partnership is helping the management team, led by founder and CEO Tony Foster, to consolidate Bramble’s market-leading position by investing in the company’s product range and in-house manufacturing capabilities to drive further organic growth. LDC is also supporting acquisition opportunities to accelerate this strategy.

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LDC is the leading private equity firm in our region and we know our partnership with the team will help us to continue to grow our business into the future.”
Tony Foster, Bramble Foods