Young's Seafood Ltd. is a British producer and distributor of frozen, fresh, and chilled seafood, supplying approximately 40% of all the fish eaten in the United Kingdom every year. It is headquartered in Grimsby, England.
The company as it is today was formed through the merger of Young's and Bluecrest in 1999. It is privately-owned by venture capital concern Lion Capital LLP who purchased the parent company Foodvest (part of CapVest) in July, 2008. It is a major player in the European seafood industry and also owner of sister company, Findus AB, based in Malmö, Sweden.
For over 200 years, the Young's name has been associated with great seafood. Now heritage is combined with its global sourcing, technical, marketing and chef skills, confirming Young’s as a world class independent food company and fish specialist. The company operates in all sectors of the market, using modern and traditional skills to produce a vast range of chilled and frozen seafood, from luxury shellfish to family fish meals.
07/02/2011 Young's Seafood, The Seafood Company and Findus UK will be brought together to create Young's Seafood Limited.
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