Scholtus completes acquisiton of Proline Petfood
Renswoude, the Netherlands (October 24, 2011) - Scholtus Special Products B.V. ("Scholtus"), a leading European manufacturer of semi moist cat and dog treats and GH Prins & Zonen B.V. ("GH Prins"), announce that Scholtus has acquired from GH Prins its Proline Petfood business unit, the #1 supplier of 100% natural chewing snacks for dogs.
The acquisition of Proline Petfood expands the Scholtus product range and further enhances its ability to serve its clients with innovative high-quality products. Starting in January 2012 Proline will operate from Scholtus' production facilities in Renswoude, the Netherlands. Martien van Bohemen, Managing Director of GH Prins joins the Scholtus Executive Team as the Marketing & Sales Director of the combined company as of today.
"We have been impressed over the last few years by the dedication of the Proline team to offer the best range of natural snacks in the industry to their customers. We are thrilled to work together with them from now on. By integrating the Proline operations in our Renswoude facility, all our customers will benefit", says Eddy Nijhof, Managing Director of Scholtus.
"Although Proline Petfood has experienced tremendous growth in its entire history, we believe that Proline's best days are ahead of it. We are impressed by all the new packaging options we will be able to offer after our relocation to the Scholtus' state of the art facility in Renswoude. We are excited about the opportunity to introduce via Scholtus our products to leading retailers all over Europe", adds Martien van Bohemen, Managing Director of GH Prins.