Jet2 and Jet2holidays owner Dart Group is disposing of its distribution and logistics business for almost £100 million.
The sale of Fowler Welch will allow the company to concentrate on its airline and tour operating interests.
Fowler Welch, which has assets of £50 million, is being acquired for £98 million by food and drink logistics supplier Culina Group.
Fowler Welch is a leading provider of food supply-chain services and serves retailers, processors, growers and importers through its distribution network.
The business also has a 50% share in a joint venture fruit ripening and packing firm.
Dart said: “The board believes that the transaction will enable the group to focus on its long-term strategy of growing its leisure travel business and, importantly, enables Fowler Welch to continue to flourish and grow profitably under new ownership.”
The sell-off follows Dart raising more than £170 million through a share placing in May.
Dart revealed that about £172 million had been raised through the issuing of new shares.
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