Published 25 June 2006
Pukekohe produce company Balle Bros Group Ltd has bought 12.05% of French fries supplier Mr Chips Holdings Ltd for $2.9 million.
Members of the Balle family hold interests in a number of produce, produce-marketing & land companies.
Balle Bros Group was incorporated last October with 8 directors â€“ Brendan Rory, Christopher, Dacey, James, Kevin, Maurice & Shane Balle from Pukekohe, Bombay & Ellerslie, and Annette Black, of Mercer.
Their land companies include Canterbury, Matamata, Ohakune, Onewhero & Waerenga, Joe Brown Farms Ltd & Waipa Valley Farms Ltd. Others include Agricola Holdings Ltd, Balle Bros Fresh Produce Ltd, Balle Bros Squash Ltd & Potatoes NZ Ltd.
Their latest company is Balle Bros Transport (2006) Ltd, incorporated on 23 June.
Attribution: NZX release, Companies Office documents, story written by Bob Dey for this website.