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Atria Lätta Måltider Taken Over

25 June 2009

SWEDEN - Atria Scandinavia, part of the Finnish meat procesing grop Atria Oy, is selling its Lätta Måltider business in Norrköping to Richard O'Brien, founder and owner of Fresh Direct.

The business in Norrköping will continue to be run by an entrepreneur with experience of the industry.

Atria Scandinavia announced on 2 April that it planned to divest the Lätta Måltider business unit, which produces and sells ready-to-eat sandwiches and salads.

Over the spring, the company worked hard to sell the business, and its efforts have now paid off.

Richard O'Brien's company tokk over the business in Norrköping on 24 June.

Lätta Måltider's operations in Stockholm and Östersund are not included in the sale and will be closed down as planned.

Atria Lätta Måltider produces sandwiches and salads that are sold throughout Sweden on trains, in convenience stores, and in some supermarkets.

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