ice-lorry-2UK: The storage and logistics arm of Europe’s largest ice manufacturer, South Kirkby-based The Ice Co, has bought the cold store division of David Price Food Services.

The deal includes the David Price depots in Glasgow and North Tyneside, along with 29 employees. 

The new business will trade as The Ice Co Distribution Ltd, a subsidiary of the J Marr Group.

Belle Tyson, managing director of J Marr Ltd said: “The Ice Co is delighted to have acquired the sites in Glasgow and Wallsend, North Tyneside, and is looking forward to integrating them into the group and growing the business.

“The acquisition of these sites further supports the J Marr Group’s strategy, which is to increase the services, storage and distribution it offers across the UK.”

In addition to these new sites we also have existing depots in South Kirkby, Newark, Fleetwood, Preston, Driffield and London.

David Price Food Services Ltd was established in 1988 following the purchase of a coldstore from the Hays Group and offering storage and distribution services for the north east food manufacturing industry.

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