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FRIAL is the French leading manufacturer of premium frozen food products under private labels, with sales in France, Europe, and the US.

FRIAL is the leading manufacturer of ready-to-eat meals in the private label segment in France, and one of the largest French player in the trading of frozen fish and seafood.

FRIAL manufactures over 30 kT of ready-to-eat meals (core business, mainly centered on fish, but also on other food), and sells c. 15 kT of frozen fish and seafood, sourced throughout the world.

The Group is a preferred supplier of key retailers, and is recognized as a best in class player on medium-sized, high quality, made-to-order products for the mid-price segment of the market.

FRIAL's strategy relies on leveraging its leadership position in France in private label frozen ready meals to expand on domestic growing segments, while the Group also looks to accelerate growth in the US through the roll-out of new product ranges at a number of key retailers.

Key Milestones

Since 2013: strengthening of sales office in the USA to accelerate expansion in the US with a loyal base of high profile customers
2014:Launch of a second industrial site to support growth of Ready-Meals

Industry Consumer goods
Country France
Date of investment 02-2008
Turnover 185 M€
Status In Portfolio