BBS & Zarecki Foods
New partnership with Bösch Boden Spies means growth in Continental Europe for J.O. Sims Ltd and Zarecki Foods
J.O. Sims are one of the UK’s leading suppliers of fresh fruit, fruit ingredients and healthy snacks.
This long-established family business, whose expertise extends to growing fruit internationally, has recently partnered with their German counterpart, Bösch Boden Spies to expand into Continental Europe.
The Pan-European supplier of preserved fruit, nuts and functional ingredients, has acquired a stake in the Polish fruit processor Zarecki Foods, co-founded by J.O. Sims.
J.O. Sims and Zarecki transform this vitamin C-rich, high-fibre, natural and healthy snack into real food ingredients for breakfast cereals, fruit bars and baked goods. J.O. Sims hold the exclusive marketing rights for the apple products in the UK and Ireland. This exciting new partnership with Bösch Boden Spies will aid distribution of products to all markets across Continental Europe.
Zarecki Foods Managing Director, Marcin Sosnicki is excited about the potential of this new partnership; “Bösch Boden Spies are well experienced and have a Europe-wide network which perfectly complements what we do here at Zarecki Foods.”
raise the standards within the ingredients sector.
About J.O. Sims Ltd
Based in Spalding Lincolnshire, J.O. Sims is one of the UK’s leading suppliers of fresh fruit, fruit ingredients and healthy snacks. The company farms over 1,000 acres of cherry and apple orchards worldwide and is the UK’s largest supplier of cranberries and wild blueberries. Since it was founded in 1896 by Josiah Oliver Sims, the business has built a series of long lasting relationships with leading quality growers and processors around the world, to bring a wide variety of fresh fruit and innovative fruit ingredient solutions to the UK markets.
Bösch Boden Spies is one of Europe’s leading full-service B-to-B suppliers of preserved fruits and nuts as well as functional ingredients for
the retail and food industry. Based on exclusive partnerships with the world’s leading quality producers, we have been importing raw materials for over 100 years and develop innovative product solutions together with our customers in the categories of trail mixes and snacks, chocolate and confectionery, bakery products, dairy products, beverages, savoury and healthcare nutrition.