Part of the family

Forza and Kober Foods are a fast moving, leading food businesses that slice and pack cooked meats, bacon and meat products for Asda. We are owned by IPL (International Procurement and Logistics – part of Asda), and we manage and manufacture a range of products including sliced ham, chicken, pastrami, salami, cocktail sausages, bacon, gammon joints and corned beef from our two sites in West Yorkshire.

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Our History


Forza is Born

Forza begins its life as a dedicated Asda supplier of cooked meats, based out of a single slicing factory in Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire


Welcome Kober

A new cooked meats factory opens in Normanton which becomes the new home of Forza Foods. The factory in Cleckheaton is repurposed as a gammon and bacon factory known as Kober Foods


Bought by Asda

Both Forza and Kober are purchased by Asda and become part of International Procurement & Logistics (IPL)


Expanding the Team

The Forza and Kober team is looking for new recruits to keep up with demand

Forza Foods

Forza Foods is our factory based in Normanton, West Yorkshire.

Here we produce everything from cooked meats like ham and pastrami, to food-to-go options including cheese and chorizo rollitos as well as chicken protein pots.

We also produce chilled party food such as bao buns and tempura prawns, and frozen options including chicken nuggets and an Indian inspired party selection.

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Kober Foods

Kober Foods is our dedicated gammon and bacon factory in Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire.

Here, our talented teams prepare and pack Asda’s full range of smoked and unsmoked back bacon as well as gammon steaks and joints.

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