Former Sara Lee and Heinz Foods’ processing facilities are to be offered for sale by tender. The entire contents of the food processing machinery located at the former confectionery manufacturer Sara Lee a world-renowned manufacturer of baked goods and confectionery are being offered by Pro Auction, as well as Sara Lee bakery equipment for pizza processing and sauce manufacturing from the former Heinz plant in Grimsby. According to a statement released by Pro Auction: “Items for sale include content from the gateaux manufacturing, cream rooms, sauce plants, engineering, office furniture and canteen to include plant and machinery, silos, and boilers.” The total number of items for sale is over 1,500.

Individual items include: Rademaker lamination and pie shell lines, Comas pie & tart manufacturing lines, numerous spiral mixers, Mondomix aerators and mixers along with Frigo Scandia spiral freezers. The tender closes on the 24 September 2008.

The tender viewing takes place at Sara Lee Bakeries UK Lancaster Road Carnaby Industrial Estate, Bridlington North Humberside YO15 3QY, United Kingdom, between 15 & th September 2008 from 08:30 until 5.30pm with final tender offers to be submitted to the auctioneers by 5.00pm on 24 September 2008.

Online bidding is possible through, by arrangements with the auction house. Catalogues are available by calling 01761 414000 or 07946 496697.