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H. van Wijnen has a strong focus on premium and innovative products.

Expanding the Craft of Salmon Smoking

  (NETHERLANDS, 5/31/2018)

Smoked salmon is a luscious delicacy that requires true skill and craftsmanship to produce. Nobody understands this better than H. van Wijnen, a family owned company that started fishing for salmon in Dutch rivers – and occasionally smoking their catch – as far back as 1700. Officially founded in 1864, the company has grown into one of Europe’s oldest and most prestigious smokehouses, with around 100 employees and an annual turnover of 40 million euros.

H. van Wijnen offers a wide selection of traditionally smoked Norwegian salmon.

H. van Wijnen’s continuing goal is to create the best tasting, highest quality, environmentally friendly smoked fish. In order to stay competitive and enable future growth, the family-owned Dutch company has decided to take an investment from Nimbus, a Netherlands-based investment fund specializing in helping successful medium-sized firms grow further.

Available in retail packs from 50g to 500g sliced and in wholesale from 500g sliced to 1,5kg pre-sliced sides, ars, H. van Wijnen's products can be bought with a chilled or frozen shelf-life.

Over the last few years, H. van Wijnen managed to grow, doubling its sales between 2010 and 2015. However, results were negatively impacted by a variety of external factors in 2016 and 2017. Despite these challenges, the family business continued its primary focus on quality and craft. With an apparent need for investments in the factory, as well as commercial and operational support, H. van Wijnen decided to join forces with Nimbus. In doing so, Nimbus acquired a majority share of the company and supplemented Van Wijnen’s management team.

H. van Wijnen's Norwegian smoked salmon is lightly salted & gently smoked over a rich mélange of natural FSC wood sorts bringing out the pure flavors of this wonderful delicacy.

As a company dedicated to taste and tradition, H. van Wijnen will remain a differentiator in the market, with a strong focus on premium and innovative products. Investments will lead to more efficiency, allowing the company to be more competitive. Streamlined and commercially strong, H. van Wijnen is ready to bring the craft of quality salmon smoking into the future.

H. van Wijnen creates one of the best tasting, highest quality, environmentally friendly smoked fish delicacy.

About H. van Wijnen

H. van Wijnen is one of Europe’s most modern and well known smokehouses with over 3 centuries of experience.

The company creates one of the best tasting, highest quality, environmentally friendly smoked fish delicacy against a competitive price and old fashioned service and has built long term partnerships with its clients. This all, never losing taste and tradition from sight.

H. van Wijnen is located in proximity to what use to be the biggest salmon landing port of mainland Europe between the rivers IJssel and Lek in the heart of the Netherlands, an ideal logistic starting point to reach the world by conditioned truck, boat or air. With over 200 dedicate people ready to meet and surpass all your demands H. van Wijnen has grown to be the benchmark for stability, quality and taste in the smoked salmon business.

About Nimbus

Nimbus invests in European-based industrial companies with a substantial and evident potential for improvement. Nimbus seeks majority shareholdings or management control. Requests for its services usually come from the company’s own management or from outside investors.

Nimbus receives funds from their business partners, family offices, financial institutions and a network of informal investors.

Nimbus has offices in Zeist, Netherlands and Munich, Germany.

Source: Nimbus/H. van Wijnen

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Information of the company:
Address: Van der Hoopstraat 2
City: Krimpen aan den IJssel
State/ZIP: (2921 LR)
Country: Netherlands
Phone: +31 180 51 26 55
Fax: +31 (0)180 51 39 03
E-Mail: [email protected]
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