Cottagequinn Enterprises Ltd

Cottagequinn Enterprises Ltd is the family office investment company whose focus is investing in the future of a sustainable food supply chain, with investment in both early stage and established agri-food and agri-tech companies.


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The company is led by Jim Dobson OBE, former Chief Executive and Chairman of Dunbia, one of the largest meat processors across the UK serving markets including major UK and EU retail operators, foodservice and commercial sectors. Establishing Dunbia over 40 years ago, Jim co-founded the company with his brother. During this time Jim’s entrepreneurial vision and strategic leadership led the growth and development of the company from a small butchers shop to a highly respected and successful business operation turning over £700m and employing over 4,000 staff. In 2017, the business merged with Dawn UK to become a £1billon turnover company.

The Cottagequinn team has over 100 years combined experience working in agriculture, food production, FMCG and international sales. The team offers a wide spectrum of support and guidance based on the specific needs of the investment target including Sales, Marketing, Operations, Strategy and Finance.

Having engaged the team are now seeking to share their expertise and experience gained over the years in the food supply chain sector and provide both financial and entrepreneurial support to up and coming business throughout all aspects of the agri-supply chain. We believe in creating value added partnerships through financial and intellectual support in forward-thinking, innovative businesses.

We understand the highly specific needs of emerging businesses. We have built our foundations on providing the right resources that enables access to the relevant customer markets and delivers sustainable growth into the future.


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