Bright Blue Foods Ltd is headquartered in Blackburn and manufactures cakes in the UK and Poland. It manufactures in excess of half a billion cakes per annum for the major UK and European supermarket chains and foodservice operators.

Stage Capital backed a MBO led carve out from McCambridge Group in 2012. The business was sold in September 2015 with NBGI co-investing alongside Endless LLP for a minority stake.

Bright Blue acquired Greencore’s Cakes and Desserts Business in January 2018.

HEADQUARTERS
Blackburn, UK

INVESTMENT DATE
December 2012

INVESTMENT THESIS
Carve-out

STATUS
Current

INDUSTRY
Food manufacture

STAGE CAPITAL TEAM