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Our Story

Our strong heritage in milling and subsequently pasta manufacturing, dates back to 1878 when our mill was first commissioned.

Today, our business continues to be perfectly placed to serve the industrial and foodservice market with our world class facilities, expertise and quality range of products.

1878

RH Clarkes’ Steam Mill opened

1956

Mac Foods was registered which was the amalgamation of 3 pasta producers and our semolina mill

1957

The BBC Spaghetti hoax was filmed at our St Albans factory

1964

Acquired by RHM – Pasta Foods was born!

1972

We opened our Great Yarmouth factory

2001

Our instant pasta line was launched

2003

Pasta Foods subject to a family management buy out

2015

We moved into a new factory in Norwich and installed a state of the art Pasta Line

2018

Our sites are declared Egg Free

2019

Substantially increase our capacity further
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