History

History

2021

Group sales exceed $1.6 Billion.

2020

LAMEX acquires German fruit and vegetable company TK Horns, and LAMEX Horns is established.

2020

Office opened in Mexico.

2018

Lamex Foods Europe BV achieve BRC accreditation.

2018

LAMEX increases ranking to #55 in the UK’s Top 100 Private companies.

2016

Acquisition of Liberty Holdings T/A Kappers Foods BV.

2016

LAMEX increases ranking to #65 in UK’s Top 100 Private companies. LAMEX Agrifoods (Malvern) and LAMEX Foods Europe (UK/Ireland & Thailand) achieve BRC accreditation.

2015

LAMEX increases ranking to #71 in UK’s Top 100 Private companies. LAMEX Agrifoods (Miami) achieve C-TPAT accreditation.

2014

LAMEX begins joint venture with Chilean frozen fruit facility - Altamira Chile.

2013

LAMEX invests in fruit processing plants in Serbia and Greece Group Annual Sales exceeds $1billion. LAMEX move into the UK’s Top 100 Private Companies.

2012

Increased ranking to #16 in UK’s Top 250 Mid-market Private Companies. LAMEX Foods Europe (Holland) achieve IFS Broker accreditation.

2011

Creation of LAMEX Agrifoods and opening of Miami office.

2009

Expansion in the USA of fruit and juice departments. LAMEX Foods Inc. (Minnesota) achieve C-TPAT accreditation.

2008

Annual sales increase by over 15%.

2007

Offices opened in Ireland, Russia and China.

2006

MBO implemented providing equity to 10 Directors/Shareholders.

2005

Offices opened in Brazil and Thailand and representative offices in Poland & Spain. Company buys back Norwich Union 19% shareholding. First ranking in the Sunday Times 250 Mid-market Private Companies.

2003

Acquisition of Moorland poultry factory in Newby and the establishment of Newby Foods.

1990

Acquisition of 19% of company by Norwich Union.

1989

Office opened in Holland, initially to develop sales of fruit and vegetables from within the EU, principally from the former Eastern Bloc.

1985

Office opened in USA. Commenced UK imports on fruit and vegetables.

1975

Deputy CEO Colin Dicker joined focusing on imports.

1971

CEO Philip Wallace joined focusing on exports.

1966

Company founded, importing canned meats.