Rose Confectionery

Date of Melior investment: 2022

Description: Leading confectionery business focussed on the Irish and UK markets


Investment Team:
Peter Garvey
Jonathan Dalton
Shane O’Brien
Vicky Ryan

Status: Current

Founded in 1983, Rose Confectionery (“Rose”) is a leading manufacturer and distributor of confectionery, freeze pops, mallows and savoury snacks headquartered in Ireland. Rose operates a 18,000 sqft manufacturing facility in Edenderry, Offaly, and also has a significant UK presence based out of Kirkaldy in Scotland.

Rose has built its business through new product innovation, licencing expertise, global product sourcing capability and its wide distribution network across Ireland and the UK, where it covers most large retailers and convenience stores.

In 2022, Melior acquired Rose in partnership with the founder and the management team.