New owner for Diron

12 December, 2018 by
FMCG Business
(L to R) Paul Claasen (previous owner of Diron) and Andrew Powell (GM NZ).

Newly Weds Foods (New Zealand) has acquired the business of Diron Industries Ltd effective 1st December 2018. This brings together two companies with a history of the manufacturing and supply of quality food ingredients in New Zealand market.

Newly Weds Foods (New Zealand) is now a leading manufacturer of food ingredients for the New Zealand market. Newly Weds Foods is based in East Tamaki, Auckland, and the acquisition of Diron brings to Newly Weds Foods over 25 Years of experience in the supply of ingredients and liquid sauces to the food manufacturing industry in New Zealand.

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Through this acquisition, Newly Weds Foods will be able to provide greater technical support and expertise to their customers, along with a more diverse product range of products encompassing liquids in both bulk and small pack formats.

Diron will continue to operate from their East Tamaki site with all staff been offered continuing employment by Newly Weds Foods (New Zealand).

“The newly acquired Diron will continue to supply and produce the high quality Global Cuisine range of products for the New Zealand market. Newly Weds Foods (New Zealand) looks forward to the continuing support of New Zealand food manufactures as we continue to grow our commercial capabilities within the food industry in New Zealand whilst leveraging off our global technical and market knowledge,” says Andrew Powell General Manager Newly Weds Foods (New Zealand).