German meat processor Tonnies Group has completed the acquisition of pork processor Rüdiger Thomsen Schlacht- und Zerlegebetriebe.

A spokesperson for Tonnies told just-food the deal included two production sites in northern Germany: in Bad Bramstedt and in Kellinghusen. Thomsen processes 300,000 pigs and 28,000 cattle per year.

“Thomsen will remain a reliable partner for retail customers, consumers, suppliers and local authorities. Tönnies has announced to invest in the infrastructure and technology at Thomsen in order to maintain the high quality of its products,” the spokesperson added.