Greyfriars opts for sale in growth goal

North Yorkshire mushroom and vegetable grower Greyfriars UK is expected to be sold shortly to QV Foods.

At the end of last year, Greyfriars announced plans to build a substantial new mushroom-growing facility. Chairman John Smith said: "It is important to recognise economic realities - particularly as they relate to the scale of investment required to take advantage of our opportunities.

"I felt the time was right to align with a bigger operation with similar ambitions and a robust balance sheet."

QV sales director Simon Martin added: "It is a really exciting opportunity."


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