Fazer Group Finalises Acquisition of Finnish Food Company Kaslink

Fazer Group has finalised the acquisition of the Finnish food company Kaslink, the transaction having been approved by the Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority....

Sysco Acquires J. Kings Food Service Professionals

Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY), the leading global foodservice distribution company, today announced it has acquired J. Kings Food Service Professionals, a New York broadline distributor...

Nagase Group Completes Acquisition of US Ingredients Supplier Prinova

Japanese chemicals company Nagase has completed the acquisition of US ingredients manufacturer and distributor Prinova Group. Prinova provides ingredients, flavors and value-added solutions for the...

Valeo Foods in Talks to Buy Kettle Foods

Irish food group Valeo is in talks to buy Kettle Foods, Sky News reports, the deal is thought to be worth more than GBP...

DuPont Linked to USD 20 Bln Sale of Nutrition and Biosciences Unit

DuPont has been linked to a possible sale of its nutrition and biosciences unit, Bloomberg reports, citing “people familiar with the matter”. According to Bloomberg...

JAT Acquires 70% of Australian Infant Formula Manufacturer

Australia-Asia trade specialist, Jatenergy Limited (ASX: JAT) is pleased to announce that it has agreed to acquire 70% of the issued shares in Australian...

Competition Concerns About Saputo Buying Lion Cheese Business

The Australia Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has preliminary competition concerns about dairy company Saputo’s proposed acquisition of the Tasmanian-based cheese business of competitor...

Hochdorf Sells Hochdorf South Africa Ltd

Hochdorf has sold its 90% stake in HOCHDORF South Africa Ltd to African Chocolate Café Ltd. The sale was initially announced on the 8th...

Diageo Buys Majority Stake in Non-Alcoholic Spirit Maker Seedlip

Diageo, the world's largest spirits company, said on Wednesday it had taken a majority stake in distilled non-alcoholic spirits brand Seedlip, as it looks...

Perdue Acquires 2 Organic and Non-GMO Oilseed Crushing Plants in Southeast

07 August 2019- Perdue AgriBusiness, the grain handling operation of US poultry giant Perdue Farms, has announced the purchase of oilseed assets belonging to...

Almarai to Acquire Additional Stakes in Pure Breed

Almarai Company (“The Company”) is pleased to announce that, on 5th August 2019, it has finalized the acquisition of 37.6% of the share capital...

Pernod Ricard Acquires Firestone & Robertson Distilling Co

Pernod Ricard (Paris:RI), through Pernod Ricard USA, announces the acquisition of Firestone & Robertson Distilling Co., owner of the TX brand, a leading whiskey...

Italy’s Illycaffe Buys Its British Distributor

Italian coffee roaster illycaffe has bought its distributor in Britain, signalling its confidence in the market in spite of uncertainties surrounding the country's looming...

US: Stonewall Kitchen Acquired by Audax Private Equity

Audax Private Equity has acquired a controlling share of US based specialty food producer Stonewall Kitchen for an undisclosed amount. Established in 1991, Maine based...

Seneca Foods Completes Acquisition of Paradise’s Candied Fruit Business

Seneca Foods Corporation and Paradise, Inc. (“Paradise”) (PARF) announced today that Seneca has completed the acquisition of Paradise’s fruit business. This business, based in...

Yili Completes Acquisition of New Zealand’s Westland Dairy Co-Operative

Hong Kong Jin Gang Trade Holding Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of China’s dairy giant Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group, on August 1 successfully completed...

Campbell Sells its Australian Snacks Unit Arnott’s and Some International Operations to KKR for...

Campbell Soup Company announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement for the sale of Arnott’s and certain of Campbell’s International operations to...

Hostess Brands to Sell Superior Cake Products, Inc. to Sara Lee Frozen Bakery

Hostess Brands, Inc. today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Superior Cake Products, Inc. (“Superior”) in-store bakery business...

TreeHouse Foods Completes the Sale of its Snacks Division to Atlas Holdings LLC

TreeHouse Foods, Inc. today announced that it has completed the sale of its snack nuts and trail mix business to Atlas Holdings for $90...

Synlait Completes Talbot Forest Cheese Acquisition

Synlait  today announced it has completed the acquisition of selected Talbot Forest Cheese assets. The acquisition includes the property, plant and equipment of the...

Natur International Acquires Controlling Interest in U.S.-based Temple Turmeric Beverages

Natur International Corp., (NTRU) a producer of natural and organic plant-based foods and beverages, has announced the acquisition of the controlling interest in Temple...

France: Jean Floc’h Acquires Cured Meat Company

French meat processing company Jean Floc’h has acquired dried sausage company Chambost for an undisclosed amount. Based near Lyon Chambost produces 2000 tons of Lyonnais...

Beyond Meat Competitor Impossible Foods Receives FDA Approval for ‘Bleeding’ Plant Burger

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved a key ingredient in plant-based burger patties made by Impossible Foods, a rival to Beyond...

Fleury Michon Announces the Acquisition of Marfo Group

Regis Lebrun, General Manager of Fleury Michon SA and Claude Bergeron, President of Fleury Michon America are pleased to announce that the Fleury Michon...

Tierra Farm Acquires Organic Spice Company

Tierra Farm has acquired Pennsylvania based organic spice company Senor Sabor, no financial details have been disclosed. New York based Tierra Farm is a certified-organic...

St. Albans Cooperative Creamery to Merge with DFA

Members of the St. Albans Cooperative Creamery have approved a merger with Dairy Farmers of America (DFA). The merger is due to close August...

Kellogg Company Closes Sale of Keebler Cookies and Related Businesses to Ferrero

Kellogg Company (NYSE: K) announced today that it has closed the sale of Keebler cookies and other selected businesses to the Ferrero Group and...

Australia’s Mackay Sugar Accepts Nordzucker Takeover

Farmers who own shares in Australia's Mackay Sugar have voted to accept a takeover offer from Germany's Nordzucker, helping secure the company's future against...

Australia: Aurora Pulls Out of Yowie Bid

Aurora Funds Management has advised it will not proceed with its takeover bid for Australia’s Perth based confectionery company Yowie. In a statement to the...

UK: Cranswick Acquires Mediterranean Food Products Business

Cranswick Continental Foods has acquired food processor Katsouris Brothers Ltd for GBP 45 million. Further consideration of up to GBP 7 million may be...

Hochwald Acquires Majority Stake in Dairy Ingredient Company Almil

Dairy cooperative Hochwald Group will take a majority stake in Almil AG effective January 1st 2020, local press reports. No financial details have been...

US: Northwoods Cheese Company Acquires Mille Lacs Foods

Wisconsin based Northwood Cheese Company has acquired Mille Lacs Foods, according to press sources. No financial details have been disclosed. Mille Lacs Foods, also Wisconsin...

Emmi Acquires Italian Desserts Company Pasticceria Quadrifoglio

Swiss dairy group Emmi has acquired Italian desserts company Pasticceria Quadrifoglio for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is subject to approval of the relevant...

Competition Authorities Approve Sale of Bell Food Group German Sausage Business

Yesterday, the responsible competition authorities gave their unconditional approval for the sale of the sausage business of Bell Germany to the Zur Mühlen Group. The...

Brazil’s Marfrig Potential Bidder for Paraguayan Beef-Packer – Report

Listed Brazilian meat producer Marfrig Global Foods SA is a potential bidder for Paraguay's Frigorífico Concepción SA, according to a report in newspaper Valor...

KKR Devours Tim Tam Biscuits Maker in $2.2 Bln Deal with Campbell

* KKR says its offer for Arnott's was accepted by Campbell * No deal value given; Media report puts deal value at $2.2 bln * Campbell...

Midsona to Acquire Alimentation Santé from Ebro Foods

Midsona AB is pleased to announce that it intends to acquire the entire share capital of Alimentation Santé SAS ("Alimentation Santé" or the “Company”)...

Post Holdings and TreeHouse Foods Provide Update on Proposed Private Label RTE Cereal Transaction

Post Holdings, Inc.  and TreeHouse Foods today provided an update on the proposed Post acquisition of the private label ready-to-eat (“RTE”) cereal business from...

Gabriella’s Kitchen Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Lulu’s Chocolates

Following the press release dated May 16, 2019 Gabriella's Kitchen Inc. is pleased to announce that it has entered into a definitive agreement with...

Dairy: Ekosem-Agrar Acquires OAO Trud Farm in Russia

Ekosem-Agrar AG, the German holding company of Russian milk producer EkoNiva Group, has acquired the farm "OAO Trud" for an undisclosed amount, expanding into...

Capza Acquires French Food Manufacturer Saint Aubin

Private investment platform Capza has acquire French food manufacturer Groupe Saint Aubin in partnership with its chairman/CEO Thierry Lafeuille. Capza, along with Lafeuille, plans...

PepsiCo Offers $1.7 Bln to Buy South Africa’s Pioneer Foods

PepsiCo has made a $1.7 billion offer to buy South Africa's Pioneer Food Group the companies said on Friday, boosting the target's shares by...

AB InBev to Sell Carlton & United Breweries to Asahi Group

Anheuser-Busch InBev has agreed to divest Carlton & United Breweries (CUB), its Australian subsidiary, to Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd. for 16.0 billion AUD, equivalent...

Brazil’s Monashees Buys Stake in Plant-Based Meat Producer Fazenda Futuro

Brazilian plant-based meat producer Fazenda Futuro said on Thursday it has received its first round of investments, led by venture capital firm Monashees. In the...

Mondelez Completes Acquisition of Majority Interest in Perfect Snacks

Mondelēz International today announced it has completed its previously announced agreement to acquire a majority interest in Perfect Snacks®, a pioneer in the fast-growing...

Alvestaglass Acquires Ice Cream Distributor Nordic Mochi

Swedish ice cream manufacturer Alvestaglass has acquired Bubbies distributor Nordic Mocchi. The total purchase price is expected to be around USD 426.6 thousand (SEK...

Cultured Dairy has Arrived Perfect Day Unveils Animal Free Ice-Cream

Animal free dairy start-up Perfect Day has launched a limited-edition animal-free ice cream made with its flora-based protein. Perfect day produces casein and whey, the...

Aureus Completes Acquisition of Yuengling’s Ice Cream

Food brand development company Aureus has officially closed the acquisition of Yuengling’s Ice Cream. No financial details have been disclosed. Dating back to 1920, Yuengling’s...

Campbell Signs Agreement for Sale of Kelsen Group for USD 300 Mln

Campbell Soup Company announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement for the sale of Kelsen Group to a Ferrero affiliated company for...

Midsona Acquires German Organic Nut Butter and Spreads Company

Swedish organic and health food company Midsona has acquired German manufacturers of organic spreads Eisblümerl for approximately EUR 7.8 million. The acquisition, Midsona said,...

Brazil Meatpackers BRF, Marfrig Call Off Talks on Proposed Tie-Up

Brazilian meatpackers BRF SA and Marfrig Global Foods SA said on Thursday that they had mutually agreed to call off negotiations for a possible...

Private Equity Firm Pai Makes Formal Offer to Acquire Dutch Wessanen

A consortium of investors led by European private equity firm Pai Partners SAS on Thursday submitted a formal cash offer for Dutch food maker...

Lala, Lactalis End Litigation, French Group Acquires Brazil Dairy Producer Itambe

French and Mexican dairy groups Lactalis and Grupo Lala SAB de CV reached an agreement to end litigation in Latin America, allowing Lactalis to...

McCain Partners with Plant-Based Start-Up NUGGS

McCain Foods, frozen French fries, potato specialties and appetizers, announces a new strategic partnership and lead investment in NUGGS, a New York based start-up...

Apetit to Divest its Fresh Cut Products Business Operations

Apetit Plc has signed an agreement on selling its fresh cut products business operations to the Swedish company Greenfood AB. Greenfood AB is an...

G. Willi-Food Provides Acquisitions Update, One Deal on Hold

Israeli-based company G. Willi-Food International, specializing kosher food products, has advised on the status of two previously announced acquisitions. While the deal with Miki Food...

Ausnutria Acquires Remaining Stake in Nutriunion

Chinese infant formula company Ausnutria plans to acquire the remaining 40% stake in Nutriunion (HK) and 40% stake in Nutriunion (GZ), a marketing and...

TreeHouse Foods Sells Snack Division to Atlas Holdings

TreeHouse Foods is offloading its Snacks Division to Atlas Holding for USD 90 million, the deal subject to closing conditions is expected to close...

Lactalis Group Acquires U.S. Yogurt Division of Ehrmann AG

Lactalis Group has acquired Ehrmann Commonwealth Dairy, the U.S. yogurt business of Ehrmann AG, the Bavaria, Germany based dairy company. The acquisition was completed...

Spain: Tello Alimentacion Acquires Valle

Spanish meat product manufacturer Tello Alimentacion has acquired Valle, a Madrid based company specializing in mortadella, sausages and turkey products, press sources report. No...

Hochdorf Realigns Its Business

Following the Annual General Meeting on April 12, 2019, the Board of Directors of HOCHDORF Holding Ltd, together with the senior management team, has...

Unilever to Buy Stake in Romanian Healthy Food Company

Unilever is planning to acquire a 75% stake in Romanian healthy food brand frufru owned by Good People, press sources report. No financial details...

Thai Beverages Acquires Coffee Company Dongguan LiTeng Foods

Asiaeuro International Beverage, subsidiary of Thai Beverage, has acquired China coffee company Dongguan LiTeng Foods (LiTeng Foods) for USD 43,646 (RMB 300,000). LiTeng Foods, processer...

Parmalat Completes Kraft Heinz Canadian Natural Cheese Business Acquisition

Parmalat Canada, a subsidiary of Lactalis Group, has completed the acquisition of Kraft Heinz's natural cheese business in Canada for USD 1.24 billion (CAD...

Froneri Enters Israel With Acquisition of Nestle Ice Cream Business

Froneri has agreed to acquire the Noga Ice Creams Limited Partnership, subject to regulatory approval. Noga is part of the Nestlé-owned business Osem Group...

Italy: Colussi Group Enters Chocolate Sector Acquiring La Suissa

Privately owned Italian food company Colossi Group has acquired a majority stake in Piemonte based confectionery manufacturer La Suissa, no financial details have been...

UK: Pork Processor Karro Food Group Moves Into Seafood with Young’s Acquisition

British pork processing company Karro Food Group is branching out into seafood with the recent acquisition of Young's Seafood Ltd for an undisclosed amount. CapVest...

DuPont Divests Natural Colors Business to DDW Inc

DuPont has divested its Natural Colors business, which is part of the DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences (N&B) segment, to DDW, The Color House. DDW...

Parmalat Completes Acquisition of Kraft Heinz’s “Natural Cheese” Division

Parmalat Canada Inc., a subsidiary of the Lactalis Group, is pleased to announce the closing of the previously announced transaction involving Parmalat's acquisition of...

Orkla Sells Glyngore Brand to Amanda Seafoods A/S

Orkla Foods Danmark has signed and completed an agreement with Amanda Seafoods A/S on the sale of the Glyngøre brand. The purpose of the...

China Mengniu to Sell Share in Junlebao Dairy

China Mengniu Dairy plans to sell its 51% share of Shijiazhuang Junlebao Dairy Co to Penghai PE and Junqian Management for USD 585 million...

Hain Celestial Completes Sale of Hain Pure Protein

The Hain Celestial Group, Inc., an organic and natural products company with operations in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East providing consumers...

Performance Food Group to Buy Reinhart Foodservice in a $2 bln deal

Performance Food Group Co said on Monday it would buy privately held rival Reinhart Foodservice LLC in a deal valued at $2 billion, as...

JMH Premium Acquires Chef Myron’s Fine Foods

Flavour solutions company JMP Premium has acquired sauces company Myron’s Fine Foods for an undisclosed amount. Myron’s Fine Foods manufactures and markets Pacific Rim Style...

Fleury Michon to Acquire Airline Catering Company Marfo Food Group

Fleury Michon has entered into negotiations with the shareholders of Dutch group Marfo with a view to acquire control of Marfo Food Group with...

Orkla Acquires UK Specialty Fudge and Toffee Manufacturer

Through its wholly-owned subsidiary NIC Enterprises Limited ("NIC"), Orkla Food Ingredients has signed and completed an agreement to purchase British fudge and toffee manufacturer...

Coca-Cola Amatil Completes Sale of SPC Business

Coca-Cola Amatil has announced completion of the sale of the SPC fruit and vegetable processing business (SPC) to Shepparton Partners Collective Pty Ltd and...

Australian PE Firm PEP Sets Up Company to Buy Campbell’s International Business – AFR

Pacific Equity Partners has set up a new company as part of its plans to buy the international business of U.S. food company Campbell...

Anheuser-Busch Acquires Remaining Stake in Babe Wine

Anheuser-Busch, through its affiliate ZX Ventures, will acquire the remaining stake in the disruptive wine company, Babe Wine. Babe Wine’s partnership began back in...

Fonterra Sells Interest in Foodspring

Fonterra has said it is selling its interest in in foodspring’s parent Goodminton A.G for around a USD 44.4 million (NZD 64 million) gain....

Mars Acquires Majority Stake in Targeted Nutrition Business

Mars, Incorporated today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a significant majority stake in foodspring, a direct-to-consumer targeted nutrition company...

PE Company to Acquire Condiments Business the C.F. Sauer Company

Private Equity firm Falfurrias Capital Partners has signed an agreement to acquire Dukes Mayonnaise and packaged foods manufacturer The C.F. Sauer Company. No financial...

Thaifoods Acquires Sauce and Seasoning Company

Poultry processing company Thaifoods Group has acquired sauces and seasoning business Food Blessing Company. In a stock-exchange filing, Thaifoods said it was paying USD...

The Bell Food Group Selling German Sausage Business

The Bell Food Group will focus on and further expand its strong position in the air-dried ham segment. To this end it is parting...

Lamb Weston to Acquire Australian Frozen Potato Processor Ready Meals

Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Ready Meals Pty Ltd (Ready Meals), a frozen potato...

Canada: Délimax-Montpak Group Enters Beef Market with New Acquisition

Canadian lamb and veal processor, Délimax-Montpak, announced that it has acquired Terrebonne-based slaughterhouse, Viandes Forget for an unspecified amount. The move, the company said...

AUA Private Equity Acquires Snack Food Manufacturer TruFood

AUA Private Equity Partners has acquired the assets of snack food contract manufacturer TruFood, no financial details have been disclosed. Founded in 1985, TruFood manufactures...

Fontaine Santé Foods Completes Campbell’s Garden Fresh Gourmet Acquisition

Fontaine Santé Foods is continuing its expansion into the United States with its acquisition of the Garden Fresh Gourmet subsidiary of the American giant...

Fazer to Acquire Kaslink

Fazer Group has agreed to buy Scandinavian food products company Kaslink, including brands Kaslink Aito, Maire, Koria, The Vesi and Nordic Cuisine. No financial...

Mondelez International to Acquire Majority Interest in Perfect Snacks

Fresh-from-the-fridge protein snacks further expands company’s leadership in broader snacking Provides attractive platform to grow company’s well-being offering Mondelēz International today announced an agreement...

Coca-Cola HBC Completes Acquisition of Bambi Confectionery

Following its initial announcement on 18 February 2019, Coca-Cola HBC AG ("Coca-Cola HBC") is pleased to confirm the completion of the acquisition of Bambi,...

Delimax-Montpak Group Announces the Acquisition of Viandes Forget

Délimax-Montpak, an industry leader in the production-processing of veal and lamb, is proud to announce the acquisition of Terrebonne-based Viandes Forget. This transaction strategically...

United Premium Foods Purchases Amboy Group

The Board of Directors of United Premium Foods (“UPF”), a private investment group based in N.J., today announced the company has purchased the Amboy...

Campbell Closes Sale of Bolthouse Farms, Completing the Divestiture of Campbell Fresh Division

Campbell Soup Company announced today it has closed the sale of Bolthouse Farms to an affiliate of Butterfly Equity, a Los Angeles-based private equity...

Barentz Announces JV with Flavours and Ingredients Company TasteStrik

Barentz International, a leading global ingredients distributor, has expanded its activities in the dynamic world of taste in food. The company proudly announces its...

Bakkavor Group Completes Acquisition of Blueberry Foods

Bakkavor has confirmed completing the acquisition of UK desserts business Blueberry Foods, previously announced on 16 May 2019. Blueberry Foods operates a facility in Leicestershire...

UK: Wholebake Acquires Energy Ball Brand Bounce

Gluten free snack contract manufacturer Wholebake has acquired energy ball snack company Bounce, no financial details have been disclosed. Wholebake’s portfolio crosses a range of...

Samworth Brothers Acquires Minority Stake In Higgidy

Samworth Brothers has acquired a minority stake in Higgidy with the option of increasing its stake in the business in the years to come. Samworth...

Heineken Acquires Minority Stake in Amsterdam Craft Brewery Oedipus

Amsterdam based Oedipus craft brewing is partnering with Heineken, the company said, details of the size of investment and stake have not been released. In...

UK Compass Group to Acquire Fazer Food Services for EUR 475 Mln

Fazer Group has agreed to sell its Food Services business to Compass Group for around EUR 475 million, tuning its focus to its fast-moving...

Biscuit International Acquires Dutch Cake and Pastries Company

European manufacturer of private label biscuits Biscuit International is set to acquire Dutch company Aviateur, local press reports. It is understood both companies have agreed...

Malaysia: Can-One Sells Off Dairy Subsidiary

Malaysian can manufacturer Can-One Bdh has accepted an offer to sell its subsidiary F&B Nutrition to Asia Dairy Creations Sdn Bhd (ADCSB). Since 2004 F&B...

Ingredients Company Newly Wed Foods Acquires UK Jigsaw foods

US food ingredients company Newly Weds Foods Inc has acquired UK sauces and butters company Jigsaw Foods Ltd. No financial details have been disclosed. Jigsaw...

Orkla Acquires Distributor of Asian Ingredients in Sweden

Through its partly-owned subsidiary Werners Gourmetservice AB ("Werners"), Orkla Food Ingredients has signed and completed an agreement to purchase the Swedish sales and distribution...

RG Brands Sells Snacks Business

Kazakhstan based food and beverage company RG brands is selling its Almaty Snack Food asset, producer of Grizzly potato chip brand. No financial details...

Italy: Water and Soft Drinks Company Galvanina Acquired by PE Firm

Italian soft drinks company Galvanina has been acquired by private equity firm Riverside for an undisclosed amount. Galvanina produces private label and branded mineral water...

Savencia Fromage & Dairy Acquires Cheese Manufacturer Papillon

Savencia Fromage & Dairy has confirmed plans to acquire French cheese manufacturer Papillon for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition, the company said, is part of...

Mondelez Not Going forward with Arnott’s Acquisition

06 June 2019- Mondelez’s plans to acquire Campbell Soup’s international brands which include Arnott’s Biscuits, have come to an end, CNBC reports. It is...

Orkla’s Completes Acquisition of Zeelandia Sweden AB

05 June 2019- In its press release of 9 April 2019, Orkla announced that it had entered into an agreement to purchase Zeelandia Sweden...

Serbia: PepsiCo JV Acquires Water and Soft Drinks Company Knjaz Milos from Mid Europa

05 June 2019- Mid Europa Partners ("Mid Europa"), the leading private equity investor in Central and Eastern Europe, announced today the agreement to sell...

New Age Beverages Acquires Brands Within Reach

05 June 2019- US organic and natural beverages company New Age has signed an agreement to acquire Brands Within Reach, including the brand licensing...

China’s Top Poultry Producer Expands to Meet Rising Demand

04 June 2019 - China's largest pig and poultry producer Wens Foodstuff Group Co Ltd plans to buy Jiangsu Jinghai Poultry Industry Group Co...

Coca-Cola Amatil to Sell SPC Business for USD 27.8

04 June 2019- Coca-Cola Amatil is set to sell the SPC fruit and vegetable processing business to Shepparton Partners Collective for around USD 27.8...

Tyson Foods Completes Acquisition of Thai and European Businesses from BRF S.A.

03 June 2019- Tyson Foods, Inc. announced today the successful completion of the acquisition of the Thai and European businesses from BRF S.A. The...

IFF Completes Buyout of Remaining Shares of Wiberg Corporation

03 June 2019- International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE: IFF) (Euronext Paris: IFF) (TASE: IFF), has completed the buyout of the remaining 50% of...

Fresh City Acquires The Healthy Butcher

03 June 2019- Canadian provider of organic, sustainable and seasonal food Fresh City has acquired The Healthy Burcher for an undisclosed amount. Founded in 2015...

GoodWest Acquires Coffee Coffee Syrup and Flavourings Compant Skinny Mixes

31 May 2019- GoodWest Industries, LLC, a national provider of coffee condiments and an innovator in the rapidly growing iced coffee and cold brew...

Lactalis to Acquire Italian Cheese Company Nuova Castelli

31 May 2019- French dairy group Lactalis has signed an agreement to acquire Italian Cheese Company Nuova Castelli for an undisclosed amount. Founded in 1892...

Agrofert Given the Go Ahead to Acquire United Bakeries

31 May 2019- The Czech competition authority has given its approval to Agrofert to acquire United Bakeries though Penam with conditions. In order to get...

Mondelez Completes Sale of Cheese Business in MEA to Arla Foods

Sale includes all Kraft-Branded Cheese Products in MEA Markets Philadelphia and Jocca Cottage Cheese are not included in the sale 30 May 2019- Mondelez...

Brazil’s BRF and Marfrig in Talks to Form Meatpacking Heavyweight

30 May 2019- Brazilian food processors BRF SA and Marfrig Global Foods SA on Thursday announced exclusive talks for a potential tie-up that would...

Limoneira Completes Strategic Joint Venture and Land Acquisition in Argentina

30 May 2019- Limoneira Company (the “Company” or “Limoneira”) (Nasdaq: LMNR), a diversified citrus packing, selling and marketing company with related agribusiness activities and...

GBfoods Reaches Agreement to Acquire Continental Foods

29 May 2019- Spanish food company GBfoods has signed an agreement with private equity firm CVC Fund V to acquire 100% of European food...

Canada: Hill Street Beverage Company to Acquire OneLeaf Cannabis

28 May 2019- Hill Street Beverage Company Inc.  ("Hill Street" or the "Company") (TSX-V: BEER), is pleased to announce that it has signed a...

Conagra Brands Completes Sale Of Its Gelit Business

28 May 2019-  Conagra Brands, Inc. has completed the divestiture of Gelit, an Italian-based frozen pasta business headquartered in Doganella di Ninfa, Italy. The...

German retailer Rewe buys wholesaler Lekkerland

28 May 2019 - German supermarket chain Rewe is buying wholesaler Lekkerland for an undisclosed sum to help boost sales of on-the-go meals and...

Perdue Premium Meat Company to Acquire Panorama Meats

27 May 2019- Perdue Farms subsidiary Perdue Premium Meat Company (PPMC) is acquiring grass-fed and grass-finished organic beef company Panorama Meats. No financial details...

Ferrero Acquires Spain’s Biggest Ice Cream Maker

27 May 2019- Italian confectionery company Ferrero has reportedly acquired a majority stake in Ice Cream Factory Comaker (ICFC), Spain’s largest ice cream maker...

France: Chip Maker Sibell Taken Over by Marbour Foods

27 May 2019- French chip maker Sibell has been sold to Marbour foods, a subsidiary of Marseillais Marbour Group, as per order of the...

Litehouse to Acquire Sky Valley Foods

23 May 2019- Litehouse, Inc., a 100 percent employee-owned company and the No. 1 Refrigerated Salad Dressing (RSD) brand in the combined U.S. and...

US: Golding Farms Foods Acquires Arcobasso Foods

23 May 2019 - Golding Farms Foods, Inc. ("Golding Farms"), a leading national manufacturer of private label and branded sauce and condiment products, today...

US Bain Capital Investing USD 320 Mln for a Stake in CJ Foods America

23 May 2019- South Korean food company CJ CheilJedang Corp. said US Private Equity firm Bain Capital has agreed to invest USD 320 million...

Plant Based Meal Kit Company Purple Carrot to Be Acquired By Japanese Organic Food...

Purple Carrot, the plant-based meal kit company with operations in the U.S., today announced that it will be acquired by Tokyo-based Oisix ra daichi...

Pret A Manger Swallows EAT as It Looks to Boost ‘Veggie Pret’ Brand

22 May 2019- Pret A Manger has bought smaller rival EAT, the British sandwich and coffee shop chain said on Wednesday, as it looks...

GreenSpace Brands Sells Organic Juice Brand Kiju for CAD 8 Mln

21 May 2019- GreenSpace Brands (TSXV:JTR) ("GreenSpace") and Zurban Beverages ("Zurban") are pleased to announce the sale by Greenspace of the assets within the...

TreeHouse Foods Announces HSR Early Termination for Ready-to-Eat Cereal Transaction

21 May 2019 - Post Holdings, Inc., a consumer packaged goods holding company, and TreeHouse Foods  today announced that the Federal Trade Commission has...

USA: Caliva Acquires Plant-Based Beverage Company Zola

21 May 2019- Californian based Caliva, a vertically integrated cannabis company, has acquired plant-based beverage maker Zola press sources report. No financial details have...

UK Fruit Supplier Acquires Dutch Cool Fresh International

21 May 2019- The Jupiter Group has acquired Dutch fresh produce marketing company Cool Fresh International expanding its global network, the company said. No...

Givaudan to Acquire Vietnamese Flavour Company Golden Frog

20 May 2019- As part of its 2020 strategy to strengthen its naturals capabilities and its presence in the high growth markets of Asia...

Australia: Webster Acquires Australian Rainforest Honey

20 May 2019- Australian agribusiness Webster Ltd has acquires Australian Rainforest Honey Pty Ltd (ARH) for AUD 5.23 million, around USD 3.6 million, with...

Moet Hennessy Acquires Chateau du Galoupet

20 May 2019- Moët Hennessy has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase Château du Galoupet, Cru Classé in the Côtes-de-Provence. The transaction is...

Gabriella’s Kitchen to Acquire CBD and THC Infused Chocolate Manufacturer

17 May 2019- Gabriella’s Kitchen (GABY) plans to acquire California based manufacturer of CBD and THC Infused Chocolates LuLu’s Chocolates for USD 1 million,...

Bakkavor Acquires UK Dessert Business

16 May 2019- Bakkavor Group plc (“Bakkavor” or “the Group”),  provider of fresh prepared food, is pleased to announce that it has entered into...

B&G Foods Acquires Baking Ingredients Company

15 May 2019-  B&G Foods, Inc.  announced that effective today it has acquired the Clabber Girl Corporation, a leader in baking products, including baking...

TasFoods to Buy Betta Milk for USD 8 Mln

14 May 2019- TasFoods has entered into an agreement to buy the milk processing assets and brands of Tasmanian unlisted milk co-operative Betta Milk...

Fonterra Sells Tip Top to Froneri for USD 250 Mln

13 May 2019- Global ice-cream company Froneri has bought New Zealand ice-cream business Tip Top for NZD 380 million/ USD 250 million. The transaction...

The Boston Beer Company and Dogfish Head Brewery Merge in USD 300 Mln Deal

10 May 2019- The Boston Beer Company, Inc. and Dogfish Head Brewery have signed a definitive merger agreement in a deal valued at approximately...

Hain Celestial to Sell Hain Pure Protein for USD 80 Mln

09 May 2019- Organic and natural products company Hain Celestial has entered into an agreement with Aterian Investment Partners III to sell its Hain...

Campbell Eyes Sale of Kettle Crisps

07 May 2019- Campbell has reportedly hired advisers to look into the future of its snack brand Kettle, according to the Press Association Barclays...

Hain Celestial Completes the Sale of WestSoy

06 May 2019- The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. today announced that it has completed the divestiture of the WestSoy® tofu, seitan and tempeh businesses...

Conagra Brands to Divest Italian-Based Frozen Pasta Business

06 May 2019- Today Conagra Brands, Inc. (NYSE: CAG) announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to divest its Italian-based frozen pasta...

Germany’s Tonnies Group Acquires C&K Meats in the UK

6 May 2019 – German pork and beef processor, Tönnies Group announced that it would be buying UK-based C&K Meats for an undisclosed amount....

US: McKee Foods Purchases Prairie City Bakery

03 May 2019- Mike McKee, president and CEO of Collegedale, Tenn.-based McKee Foods, and Bill Skeens, CEO of Vernon Hills, Ill.-based Prairie City Bakery,...

Barentz Acquires Casmo Oy in Scandinavia

03 May 2019- Barentz International, global ingredient distributor, has expanded its activities in the Nordic food industry. The company is proud to announce the...

McCain Acquires 70% of Serya Expanding Investments in Brazil

03 May 2019 – McCain Foods, the global leader in frozen french fries and potato specialties, announces the acquisition of 70% of Sérya ,...

Heineken Acquires Biela Ecuador, Enters Ecuadorian Beer Market

2 May 2019 - Heineken  has acquired a majority stake in Biela y Bebidas del Ecuador S.A. BIELESA ('BIELA ECUADOR') from a group of...

Spain’s Gbfoods Nears Deal with CVC to Buy Continental Foods

02 May 2019 - Spain's Gbfoods, part of the family-owned Agrolimen group, has entered into exclusive final negotiations with private equity firm CVC to...

Constellation Brands Increases Investment in Tennessee Whiskey Maker

02 May 2019 - Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE: STZ and STZ.B), a leading beverage alcohol company, announced today it acquired a majority stake in...

Firmenich to Acquire Majority Stake in VKL Seasoning, Expands Reach in India

30 April 2019 – Firmenich has agreed to acquire a majority stake in VKL Seasoning Pvt. Ltd, a leader in seasonings and flavors in...

Orkla’s Acquisition of Easyfood A/S Completed

30 April 2019- In its press release of 21 December 2018, Orkla announced that it had entered into an agreement to purchase 90 per...

China’s Yili Withdraws Offer to Acquire Fauji Foods

30 April 2019- China’s Inner Mongolia Yili Group has withdrawn its intention to acquire up to 51% of Pakistan based dairy company Fauji Foods. In...

Kroger Completes Sale of Turkey Hill Business

29 April 2019- The Kroger Co. today announced it has completed the sale of its Turkey Hill business to an affiliate of Peak Rock...

Brazil’s JBS Buys Pork Processor Adelle for $60 mln

26 April 2019 - Brazil's JBS SA, the world's largest meatpacker, said on Friday it closed a deal to buy local pork processor Adelle...

CVC in Talks Over 1 bln Euro Sale of Continental Foods – Sources

26 April 2019- Private equity firm CVC Capital Partners is in talks with potential bidders about a possible sale of its Continental Foods business,...

Saputo Buys Specialty Cheese Business in Australia for USD 179 Mln

26 April 2019 – Canadian dairy giant, Saputo announced that it will be acquiring the specialty cheese business of Australia’s Lion-Dairy & Drinks for...

Olam International Bids for Dangote Flour Mills in Nigeria

23 April 2019- Olam International submits binding offer to acquire Dangote Flour Mills Plc in Nigeria NGN 130 billion (US$ 361 million) transaction for...

Cacique, Inc. Acquires El Sol Foods, Expands Portfolio to Include Salsas

22 April 2019- Caciqu Inc. announced today the acquisition of El Sol Foods, a maker of homestyle salsas headquartered in Gilbert, Arizona. The acquisition...

Thai CPF to Acquire Canadian Pork Producer HyLife for $372 MLN

22 April 2019 - Charoen Pokphand Foods Pcl (CPF), Thailand's largest agriculture conglomerate, said on Monday it would acquire Canadian pork producer HyLife Investments...

Cheese Wholesaler Zijerveld Acquires W. Bakker Kaashandel B.V.

19 April 2019- Dutch cheese wholesaler Zijerveld, part of FrieslandCampina’s Dairy Essentials, has acquired cheese cutting and packaging company Bakker Kaashandel. No financial details...

Unilever to Acquire US-Based Wellbeing Business OLLY Nutrition

18 April 2019- Unilever announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire OLLY Nutrition, a premium U.S.-based wellbeing business in the vitamins,...

Bubs to Sell Off NuLac’s Coach House Dairy Assets

17 April 2019- Bubs Australia Limited (ASX: BUB) has entered into an agreement for the sale of certain assets acquired as part of its...

US: Wells Acquires East Coast Ice Cream Maker

17 April 2019 – Family owned ice cream manufacturer Wells Enterprises has acquired Fieldbrook Foods for an undisclosed amount. The deal, effective since the...

Pernod Ricard Agrees to Buy Italian Gin Brand Malfy

17 April 2019 - Pernod Ricard, which is being targeted by activist investor Elliott, plans to buy super premium Italian gin brand Malfy from...

Paradise, Inc. Announces Agreement to Sell Its Fruit Business

16 April 2019- Paradise, Inc. (OTCPink: PARF) ("we," "our," or "the Company") has entered into a definitive agreement to sell (the "Transaction") to a...

Poland’s Polmlek Group Buys Rival Dairy Producer Lacpol

16 April 2019 – Poland’s largest privately-owned dairy company, Polmlek Group recently announced that it will be expanding its footprint in the country with...

Hormel Foods Finalizes the Sale of CytoSport to PepsiCo

15 April 2019- Hormel Foods Corporation today announced it has completed the sale of its CytoSport business to PepsiCo, Inc.. The transaction purchase price was...

Saputo Completes Dairy Crest Group Acquisition

15 April 2019- Saputo Inc. has completed the acquisition of UK based Dairy Crest Group for approximately GBP 975 million (around CAD 1.7 billion). Dairy...

Wattle Health Announces New Date for Completion of Blend & Pack Stake Increase

15 April 2019 – Australian dairy nutrition maker, Wattle Health announced that it now plans to complete its purchase of an additional 46% of...

Nestle and Carrefour to Offer Product Information Via Blockchain Platform

15 April 2019- From today consumers will have access to blockchain data for Mousline’s mashed potato products on Carrefour shelves. This is the first...

Indonesia’s PT Indofood Offers USD 300 Mln for Singapore Agri Firm

15 April 2019- Indonesian food processing company PT IndoFood Sukses Makmur TBK has made a cash offer of SGD 405.38 million (USD 300 million)...

Sysco Acquires J & M Wholesale Meats and Imperio Foods

12 April 2019- Sysco Corporation, a global foodservice distribution company, today announced it has acquired J & M Wholesale Meats and Imperio Foods, Inc.,...

Campbell Confirms Sale of Bolthouse Farms for $510 million

12 April 2019-  Campbell Soup Co said on Friday it would sell its Bolthouse Farms business to an affiliate of private equity firm Butterfly...

Campbell to Sell Fresh Food Business Bolthouse Farms for USD 500 Mln

12 April 2019 – Campbell Soup Company is reportedly in talks to sell its Bolthouse Farms fresh food business to an investment firm led...

South African Investment Firm Leaves USD 359 Mln Clover Dairy Deal

12 April 2019 – South African investment firm, Brimstone announced that it will not be participating in the planned acquisition of one of the...

Italy: Dairy Company Granarolo Acquires Majority Stake in Cheese Maker

12 April 2019- Italian dairy company Granarolo has acquired a majority stake in Italian cheese maker Venchiaredo, no financial details were disclosed. Established in 1968...

Danone Sells Earthbound Farm to Taylor Farms

11 April 2019- Danone announces it has signed a definitive agreement for the sale of Earthbound Farm, the US organic salads business, to California-based...

India: Alland & Robert Announces Acacia Gum Production JV

11 April 2019- French leader in natural gums Alland & Robert has entered into a joint venture with India-based company Sayaji Industries Limited. As a...

Wessanen Accepts Consortium Takeover Bid

11 April 2019- Dutch organic food group Wessanen has announced it has accepted an offer from a French consortium, managed by PAI Partners, to...

Lyons Magnus Acquires TRU Aseptics

10 April 2019- Lyons Magnus LLC ("Lyons Magnus" or the "Company"), developer and manufacturer of fruit and flavor solutions for the foodservice, healthcare and...

Central Valley Meat to Acquire Harris Farms’ Beef Operations

09 April 2019 – Harris Farms, Inc. (“Harris Farms”) Owner John Harris and Central Valley Meat Company, Inc. President and CEO Brian Coelho announced...

Mid Europa Acquires Croatian Bakery Mlinar

10 April 2019 – Private Equity firm Mid Europa Partners has entered into an agreement to acquire a majority stake in bakery retail and...

Switzerland: Nestle Launches R&D Accelerator

10 April 2019- Nestle has announced it has launched its Lausanne based R&D accelerator. The program brings together scientists, students and start-ups aiming to...

Orkla Acquires Bakery Ingredients Supplier in Sweden

09 April 2019- Through its wholly-owned subsidiary Orkla Food Ingredients AS, Orkla has entered into an agreement to purchase Zeelandia Sweden AB, a supplier...

USA: OSI Group Acquires Rose Packing Company

9 April 2019 - OSI Group is pleased to announce the acquisition of Rose Packing Company, Inc., a well-established, premier U.S. producer of pork...

Italy’s Newlat Buys Pasta Brand Delverde for Over EUR 9 Mln

09 April 2019 – The Italian dairy and wheat food maker recently announced in a stock exchange filing that it acquired 100% of premium...

Nestle’s Herta Eyed by Cargill and Smithfield – Bloomberg

09 April 2019 – Nestle’s charcuterie and lunch-meat business, Herta is being eyed by Cargill and Smithfield Foods, according to a report from Bloomberg. The...

US Soup Company Kettle Cuisine Acquires Custom Food Manufacturer

08 April 2019 - Kettle Cuisine, an artisan manufacturer of refrigerated and frozen all-natural soups, announced that it has acquired Oregon-based custom food manufacturer...

Mondelez’s Offer for Campbell Soup’s Arnott’s Biscuits too Low – CNBC

8 April 2019 - Mondelez’s plans to acquire Campbell Soup’s international brands which include Arnott’s Biscuits, have hit a hurdle, reports CNBC. Referring to people...

Orkla’s Acquisition of Kanakis Completed

05 April 2019 - In its press release of 29 March 2019, Orkla announced that it had entered into an agreement to acquire Stelios...

Canada: Poultry Firm Exceldor to Acquire Majority Stake in Lacroix Meats

3 April 2019 - Exceldor, a Canadian poultry industry leader, has announced that it is acquiring a majority stake in Lacroix Meats Inc., a...