Tyrrells crisps empire snapped up in £100m deal

MIDLAND-based snack food business Tyrrells has been purchased by alternative investment fund, Investcorp, in a deal worth £100m.

The acquisition represents a considerable premium on the £30m former owner Langholm Capital paid founder William Chase in 2008.

Founded at Tyrrells Court Farm, Herefordshire, in 2002, Tyrrells is best-known for its hand cooked potato and vegetable crisps as well as a range of premium snacks, including popcorn and savoury nibbles.

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