Background: the company was established in 1981 and specialises in the manufacture of fresh and frozen foods for the convenience retailing and foodservice markets.
It is based in a purpose-built factory in Masham, North Yorkshire. Danby’s produces over 200 products.
The company has recently extended it range of products, brands and packaging formats. There are now three product banners: The Real Soup Company, which produces chilled and frozen soups that are free from artificial additives, preservatives and GM ingredients; Kettle Cooked Foods, including homemade-style sauces, meals on the move, and frozen ready meals; and Danby’s Foods, including bespoke and own-brand meals.
Recent launches: Microwaveable Meals on the Move, under the Kettle Cooked Foods brand; a range of fresh and frozen summer soups; and five premium-quality soups in handy microwaveable single-serving cups.
Distribution area: regional and national wholesalers and foodservice customers.