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Sara Lee & Heinz Foods UK processing facilities to be sold by auction

BATH, UK – The former United Kingdom bakery processing facilities at Sara Lee Bridlington and Heinz Foods Grimsby are to be offered for sale by tender on 24th September 2008

Pro Auction Limited announces an auction tender of the entire contents of food processing machinery located at the former confectionery manufacturer Sara Lee a world-renowned manufacturer of baked goods and confectionery in addition to the Sara Lee bakery equipment Pro Auction will offer for sale pizza processing and sauce manufacturing from the former Heinz plant in Grimsby. The tender closes on the 24th September 2008 with viewing from the 15th to the 19th September 2008

The event offers the food processing, bakery and confectionery industry an unrivalled opportunity to purchase the contents of this first class processing facility at a fraction of new replacement cost. Items for sale include content from the gateaux manufacturing, cream rooms, sauce plants , engineering, office furniture and canteen to include plant and machinery, silo’s, boilers, CHP generators, etc.

Items of particular note include 8 x Giusti & Skerman sauce kettles, Bakery Engineers pie lines, Rademaker lamination and pie shell lines, Comas pie & tart manufacturing lines, numerous spiral mixers, Mondomix aerators and mixers along with Frigo Scandia spiral freezers The processing machinery for pizza is also offered to the highest bidder, the entire content is for sale and will include the boilers and CHP generator, refrigeration equipment, contents of the officers, engineers stores, locker rooms and test kitchen is also included.

In all there are over 1500 lots constantly upgraded to meet the requirements of a food manufacturing facility of Sara Lee and Heinz standing included in the sale.

Mark Flynn of Pro Auction comments: “This is an exceptional opportunity to purchase at the tender auction used food processing equipment, maintained to the highest standards and immediately available”

“The sale affects all aspects of food manufacturing and catering as literally everything will be sold. This is the biggest tender sale of an entire factory site in Europe.”

The tender viewing takes place at Sara Lee Bakeries UK Lancaster Road Carnaby Industrial Estate, Bridlington North Humberside YO15 3QY, United Kingdom, between 15th & 19th September 2008 from 08:30 until 5.30pm with final tender offers to be submitted to the auctioneers by 5.00pm on 24th September 2008. Online bidding is possible through, by arrangements with the auction house. Catalogues are available by calling +44 1761 414000

For further information, please contact:
Mark Flynn, Pro Auction
Phone: 01761 414000 / 07903 018331
Email: [email protected]