Bakkavor USA

Charlotte,  NC 
United States
  • Booth: 10948

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Bakkavor Breaks Out Across the U.S.

Prepared food leader to make first U.S. appearance at 2017 National Restaurant Show

Charlotte, NC (May 05, 2017) Fresh prepared foods leader Bakkavor is rapidly expanding its U.S. presence. Bakkavor brings over 30 years of history and tradition in creating and delivering fresh prepared foods for retailers and restaurant chains in the UK, China and the US. With three regional production centers from coast to coast, their recipe of simple ingredients, innovative products and small-batch production has resulted in steady growth with retailers and foodservice operators seeking fresh prepared foods that are desirable to customers.

Bakkavor will be making its first U.S. appearance at the 2017 National Restaurant Show (Booth #10227) taking place May 20-23, 2017 in Chicago, Ill. During the event, Bakkavor will introduce its first consumer facing brand to the U.S. market to complement its private label and partnership business. YaaS! is a brand expected to drive continued innovation by Bakkavor’s talented team of chefs to create eye-catching products and trending flavors that match the design and packaging on a range of products, including hummus and dips, soups, burritos, sauces, fresh prepared meals, sides and grain salads.

Bakkavor’s growth can is attributed to it’s the company’s commitment to innovation and freshness. Working directly with its customers to provide distinguishing products that are fresh and delicious, Bakkavor is a valued partner for retailers and foodservice operators looking to expand this trending food segment. As consumers demand more fresh prepared meals and snacks, Bakkavor is continuing to innovate to drive trends, not just chase them.

 “We are excited for the opportunities in serving the U.S. market,” stated Ivan Clingan, Bakkavor USA CEO. “Our commitment to quality, flavor and innovation that has established our U.K. business is translating well to the trend for fresher foods with cleaner labels in the U.S. market.”  

Last year alone, Bakkavor introduced 140 products in the U.S. market with 200 anticipated in 2017. Between its team of professional chefs and in collaboration with customers, Bakkavor will continue to innovate and develop flavorful and fresh prepared meals and snacks that consumers are seeking.

To learn more about Bakkavor and its offerings in the U.S., visit or contact Stephen Young, VP Strategic Business Development at

Brands: Yaas!

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