US company acquires UK oven manufacturer

US industrial food processing supplier JBT FoodTech has acquired Double D Food Engineering – a UK designer and manufacturer of custom-built ovens and cookers – for an undisclosed sum.

“Double D provides cooking technologies that complement and extend our product portfolio of ovens, says Torbjorn Arvidsson, of JBT FoodTech’s Food Solutions and Services Division.“We are excited about this opportunity to leverage JBT’s global capabilities to market Double D’s products around the world.
All Double D products will continue to be designed and manufactured at the company’s factory in Broxburn, Scotland.

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