Meat Administration is saddened to report the loss of life of Carsten Jakobsen, which occurred over the Christmas interval on twenty third December 2022. He was aged 77.
Carsten Jakobsen was an influential determine within the international meat business having joined the Becketts Meals Group as its chairman in 2011, and together with his strategic imaginative and prescient the enterprise quickly grew to become a multi-site firm producing over a 1,000 tonnes of bacon and gammon every week. He was additionally seen because the driving power across the creation and improvement of the opposite Tönnies subsidiary CPC Meals Ltd.
The corporate now has 5 profitable meals manufacturing websites within the UK: Beckett’s Meals Ltd, C&Okay Meats Ltd, Direct Desk Meals Ltd, Professional-Pak Meals Ltd and Riverway Meals Ltd. Up to now few years, Jakobsen had handed over the administration to Andy Clarke and Joe Cornes, who had been capable of lead the corporate into the subsequent technology and develop strategically.
Jakobsen was additionally a vice chairman and previous pageant chairman of the Butchers’ & Drovers’ Charitable Establishment and a Liveryman of the Worshipful Firm of Butchers.
In an organization assertion Andy Clarke stated: “Carsten was not solely an absolute business knowledgeable who actually cared in regards to the workers and the corporate however above all an amazing particular person. With him we lose a visionary and true buddy. Our ideas are together with his spouse and two sons. He might be vastly missed by everybody who labored with him and by the UK and European meals business.”
Meat Administration understands that his household have requested for privateness at a troublesome time.