Sale ‘likely’ in next two years as R&R breaks euro barrier

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Richmond Ice Cream founded in Yorkshire in 1985

Demand for ice cream is historically recession proof

Ice cream is enjoyed by all age ranges and demo- graphics

R&R Ice Cream acquired French company Pilpa for 27m euros in September 2011

R&R acquired Germany company Durigon and Czech subsidiary Viva Gelato for 6m euros in December 2011

R&R took a 25 per cent stake in YooMoo International

Kraft brands made under licence include Milka, Toblerone, Oreo

Other brands include Rowntree’s Fruit Pastille lollies, Kelly’s Cornish ice cream and Skinny Cow