R&R Ice Cream
In the second section of a two-part interview, R&R Ice Cream CEO Ibrahim Najafi speaks to Dean Best about how the UK-based company is navigating the challenges in its domestic - and still largest - market.
R&R Ice Cream is the second-largest ice cream manufacturer in Europe by sales, behind only Unilever. But the UK-based business's CEO, Ibrahim Najafi, promoted to the top job at the company 18 months ago, has his sights on expansion further afield.
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R&R Ice Cream and Mondelez International have taken the snacks group's confectionery brand Cadbury Marvellous Creations into the ice cream category in the UK.
R&R Ice Cream is to roll out a slew of new lines in the UK, including products that see certain Nestle and Cadbury confectionery brands enter the category for the first time.
R&R Ice Cream is developing a new ice cream range with Tesco after the UK retailer delisted Chokablok ice cream, the brand the two companies had created three years ago.
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