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Uniq, the sandwich and desserts manufacturer with 1,900 staff at sites in Northampton, Spalding, Shropshire and Somerset, has been acquired by Greencore of Ireland for £113m.
Uniq is to sell Johma and Meal Solutions, the suppliers of prepared salads and sandwiches in the Netherlands, to Gilde Equity Management for £18m.
Uniq has agreed to sell its Marie chilled and frozen foods business in France to Groupe LDC for £51m.
Uniq is to sell Pinneys of Scotland, the Annan-based chilled fish company with about 515 staff, to The Seafood Company of Grimsby for an initial £1m.
Uniq is planning to create a further 100 jobs at its St Ivel chilled foods factory in Minsterley, Shropshire.
Uniq has sold its Belgian salad products business to investment group Gilde for £41m.
Uniq is to acquire a chilled desserts manufacturing business in Minsterley, Shropshire, from Northern Foods for £16m, which will involve the transfer of 520 staff.
Uniq has sold its poultry operations in Rotherham and Driffield to the Sovereign Food subsidiary of Grampian Country Foods for £12m.
Uniq has sold Uniqsauces, the Lancashire-based manufacturer of sauces and mayonnaise, to the UK subsidiary of US firm McCormick for £12m.
Uniq is to sell its St Ivel Spreads business, which includes a factory in Knowsley, to Dairy Crest for £86m.
Uniq is to set up a prepared foods factory at the former Devon Desserts site in Newton Abbot, with the creation of 50 jobs.