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Frutarom makes first acquisition in 2016

Frutarom has begun 2016 with the purchase of 50% of biotech company Algalo for around $2.6 million which will fund the building of a facility that will specialise in the

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Eden Springs Acquires French Coffee Company

    Eden Springs Acquires French Coffee Company

Eden Springs, Europe’s leading workplace drinks provider, has taken another important step in the roll-out of its hot beverage portfolio by acquiring the office coffee service (OCS) business of DrinkSo.

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Greencore Makes Bolt-on Acquisition in UK Ready Meals

    Greencore Makes Bolt-on Acquisition in UK Ready Meals

Greencore Group has acquired International Cuisine, a private label chilled ready meal business, from the Hain Daniels Group in the UK. International Cuisine’s ready meal facility is based in Consett

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Carlsberg Extends Ownership of Baltika Breweries

    Carlsberg Extends Ownership of Baltika Breweries

Carlsberg Group has acquired a 12.1% stake in Baltika Breweries for an undisclosed sum to increase its ownership of the Russian brewer to 96.8%. When the necessary administrative steps have

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Orkla Buys Rieber & Son

    Orkla Buys Rieber & Son

Orkla has taken a significant step towards becoming a pure play branded consumer goods company by agreeing to acquire the family-owned Rieber & Son. The transaction values the entire company

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McCain Foods to Acquire Leading European Chilled Potato Producer

    McCain Foods to Acquire Leading European Chilled Potato Producer

International frozen foods group McCain Foods intends to acquire CelaVíta, a subsidiary of Bieze Food Group, a leading Dutch producer of chilled food products for the food retail and food

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Glanbia Expands Nutritional Ingredients Business With US Acquisition

    Glanbia Expands Nutritional Ingredients Business With US Acquisition

Glanbia, the international nutritional solutions and cheese group, has acquired Aseptic Solutions, a US beverage manufacturer and co packer, for $60 million (Eur50 million). The acquisition is funded through Glanbia’s

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Remy Cointreau Enters Scotch Whisky Market

    Remy Cointreau Enters Scotch Whisky Market

Remy Cointreau UK, a wholly owned subsidiary of Remy Cointreau Group, has agreed to acquire Bruichladdich Distillery Company, the Islay single malt Scotch whisky distiller. The transaction marks the French

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Kozy Shack Acquired by US Dairy Co-op

    Kozy Shack Acquired by US Dairy Co-op

Kozy Shack Enterprises, the North American and international producer of chilled dairy desserts, has been acquired by US dairy co-operative Land O’Lakes. The acquisition of Kozy Shack provides Land O’Lakes

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Heineken to Acquire Asia Pacific Breweries

    Heineken to Acquire Asia Pacific Breweries

Heineken has made a S$5.1 billion (US$4 billion) offer to buy the stake held by its joint venture partner, Fraser & Neave, in Asia Pacific Breweries, one of the fastest

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Nestle Health Science Develops Brain Health Portfolio With New Acquisition

    Nestle Health Science Develops Brain Health Portfolio With New Acquisition

Nestle Health Science has acquired a stake in a US firm Accera, to support the ongoing trials and rollout of the firm’s key brand, Axona, a medical food intended for

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Irish Dairy Board Strengthens UK Food Ingredients Business

    Irish Dairy Board Strengthens UK Food Ingredients Business

The Irish Dairy Board (IDB) has acquired The Cheese Warehouse, a UK-based cheese ingredients company. This strategic acquisition will further strengthen the IDB’s position in the UK food ingredients and

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Remy Cointreau Group Has Taste For Scotch Whisky

    Remy Cointreau Group Has Taste For Scotch Whisky

Remy Cointreau Group, the French spirits and liqueurs group, has entered into exclusive negotiations to acquire Scotch malt whisky product Bruichladdich Distillery Company. Founded in 1881, Bruichladdich is a renowned

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Premier Foods Sells Ethnic Flour Business to ABF

    Premier Foods Sells Ethnic Flour Business to ABF

Premier Foods has sold its Elephant Atta ethnic flour business to Westmill Foods, a subsidiary of Associated British Foods, for a cash consideration of £34 million. The agreement represents another

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Emmi Strengthens its International Business

    Emmi Strengthens its International Business

Swiss dairy group Emmi has further strengthened its international business by increasing its stakes in Kaiku Corporacion Alimentaria in northern Spain (from 42.6 % to 66 %) and Diprola in

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Cranswick Expands Cooked Meats Business

    Cranswick Expands Cooked Meats Business

UK food processor Cranswick has acquired Kingston Foods for an undisclosed sum. Kingston is a producer of premium cooked and roasted meat products and at 27 January 2012 had gross

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AB InBev Consolidates Global Leadership With $20.1 Billion Acquisition

    AB InBev Consolidates Global Leadership With $20.1 Billion Acquisition

Anheuser-Busch InBev has agreed to acquire the remaining stake in Mexican brewer Grupo Modelo that it does not already own for $20.1 billion. The combination is expected to yield annual

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Greencore Makes Further Platform Acquisition in the US

    Greencore Makes Further Platform Acquisition in the US

Greencore has further strengthened its business in the US with the acquisition of  HC Schau & Son, a fresh food manufacturer with facilities in Chicago, Illinois and Jacksonville, Florida. The

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Danone Expands in Morocco With €550 Million Acquisition

    Danone Expands in Morocco With €550 Million Acquisition

Danone is paying Eur550 million to increase its stake from 29.2% to 67% in Moroccan dairy company Centrale Laitiere. Danone has held its 29.2% shareholding since 2001. Centrale Laitiere is

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Chinese Food Giant Diversifies into Wine

    Chinese Food Giant Diversifies into Wine

Bright Food, one of China’s largest food groups, is diversifying into the wine sector by acquiring a 70% stake in Diva Bordeaux for an undisclosed sum. The move is in

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Molson Coors Completes €2.65 Acquisition

    Molson Coors Completes €2.65 Acquisition

Molson Coors Brewing Company has completed its previously announced acquisition of StarBev for approximately €2.65 billion. Mark Hunter, chief executive of Molson Coors UK & Ireland business, will serve as

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Greencore Selling Chilled Desserts Plant to Muller UK

    Greencore Selling Chilled Desserts Plant to Muller UK

Greencore is disposing of its chilled desserts facility in Minsterley to the Muller Dairy UK for £4.3 million. Under the terms of the disposal, ownership of the facility will transfer

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Kellogg Completes $2.7 Billion Acquisition of Pringles

  Kellogg Completes $2.7 Billion Acquisition of Pringles

Kellogg Company has completion of its acquisition of Procter & Gamble’s Pringles business. The $2.69 billion acquisition further strengthens Kellogg

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Parmalat Enters US Dairy Market

  Parmalat Enters US Dairy Market

Italian dairy group Parmalat has completed the intra-group acquisition of Lactalis American Group for $904 million. The deal marks Parmalat’s

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Bonduelle Gets Green Light For Hungarian Acquisition

  Bonduelle Gets Green Light For Hungarian Acquisition

Bonduelle Group, the world leader in processed vegetables, has strengthened its position in Central Europe after receiving the approval of

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Acquisition of Skanemejerier by Lactalis Approved

  Acquisition of Skanemejerier by Lactalis Approved

The European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of the Swedish dairy products and fruit

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Hain Celestial Makes Strategic Irish Acquisition

  Hain Celestial Makes Strategic Irish Acquisition

Hain Celestial Group, the US-based natural and organic products manufacturer, is extending its international presence into Ireland with the acquisition

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Bright Food to Acquire 60% of Weetabix

  Bright Food to Acquire 60% of Weetabix

Bright Food, one of China’s largest food groups, is acquiring 60% of Weetabix Food Company from private equity firm Lion Capital

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First Milk Acquires Sports Nutrition Business

  First Milk Acquires Sports Nutrition Business

UK dairy co-operative First Milk has taken another step into the premium functional food sector with the acquisition of sports

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Beam Extends Presence in Vodka Category With $605 Million Deal

  Beam Extends Presence in Vodka Category With $605 Million Deal

Beam, the US-based global spirits group, is acquiring the fast-growing Pinnacle Vodka and Calico Jack rum brands and other related

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Nestle to Acquire Pfizer Nutrition For $11.85 Billion

  Nestle to Acquire Pfizer Nutrition For $11.85 Billion

In a strategic move to enhance its position in global infant nutrition, Nestle has agreed to acquire Pfizer Nutrition for

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United Coffee Sold to Japanese Group

  United Coffee Sold to Japanese Group

United Coffee, Europe’s leading independent coffee group, is being sold by private equity fund, CapVest Equity Partners, to UCC Holdings,

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WILD Flavors to Acquire Cargill’s Global Juice Blends and Compounds Business

  WILD Flavors to Acquire Cargill’s Global Juice Blends and Compounds Business

Leading natural ingredients company WILD Flavors has agreed to acquire Cargill’s global juice cold blends and compounds business for an

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Greencore Strengthens US Foods Business

  Greencore Strengthens US Foods Business

Greencore Group, one of the leading convenience food manufacturers in the UK and Ireland, is strengthening its US business with

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Anheuser-Busch InBev Becomes Caribbean Leader With $1.2 Billion Deal

  Anheuser-Busch InBev Becomes Caribbean Leader With $1.2 Billion Deal

Anheuser-Busch InBev has further strengthened its exposure to emerging markets by taking a majority stake in Cerveceria Nacional Dominicana (CND),

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Molson Coors to Acquire StarBev For €2.65 Billion

  Molson Coors to Acquire StarBev For €2.65 Billion

North American beer group Molson Coors Brewing Company is significantly increasing its international business and exposure to emerging markets by

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Cranswick Sells Stake in Farmers Boy (Deeside) to Morrisons

  Cranswick Sells Stake in Farmers Boy (Deeside) to Morrisons

Cranswick, one of the leading UK suppliers of pork products, has sold its 49% stake in Farmers Boy (Deeside) to

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Anheuser Busch InBev and Heineken Chase $1.5 Billion Acquisition

  Anheuser Busch InBev and Heineken Chase $1.5 Billion Acquisition

Anheuser-Busch InBev and Heineken are reported to be competing to acquire Cerveceria Nacional Dominicana (CND), the largest brewer in the

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Acquisition of Cumbrian Seafoods Approved

  Acquisition of Cumbrian Seafoods Approved

The UK Office of Fair Trading has cleared the acquisition of Cumbrian Seafoods by private equity company Lion Capital, which

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Eden Springs Entering the Coffee Market

  Eden Springs Entering the Coffee Market

By acquiring the coffee activities from Thecafe, the Dutch market leader in water coolers, Eden Springs, has established a platform

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Diageo Gains Regulatory Approval For £630 Million Chinese Acquisition

  Diageo Gains Regulatory Approval For £630 Million Chinese Acquisition

Diageo has received Chinese regulatory clearance to acquire the outstanding shares of Sichuan Shuijingfang Co for £630 million. ShuiJingFang is

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FrieslandCampina Strengthens its Position in Asia With $457 Million Acquisition

  FrieslandCampina Strengthens its Position in Asia With $457 Million Acquisition

Royal FrieslandCampina has purchased a controlling interest in Alaska Milk Corporation, one of the largest dairy companies in the Philippines

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Robert Wiseman Dairies Delisted

  Robert Wiseman Dairies Delisted

Robert Wiseman Dairies has been delisted from the London Stock Exchange following its £279.5 million acquisition by Muller Dairy (UK),

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FlavourCraft Deal ‘Perfect Fit’ For Kerry

  FlavourCraft Deal ‘Perfect Fit’ For Kerry

Kerry Ingredients & Flavours has completed the acquisition of South African flavours company FlavourCraft for an undisclosed sum. The deal

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Carlsberg to Acquire Full Control of Baltika

  Carlsberg to Acquire Full Control of Baltika

Carlsberg Group intends acquiring the remaining 15% stake in its Russian subsidiary, Baltika Breweries, for up to DKr6.5 billion (Eur870

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Kellogg Company to Acquire Pringles For $2.7 Billion

  Kellogg Company to Acquire Pringles For $2.7 Billion

Kellogg Company has agreed to acquire Procter & Gamble’s Pringles business for $2.695 billion. Pringles is an excellent strategic fit

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Barry Callebaut to Acquire American Chocolate Decorations Manufacturer

  Barry Callebaut to Acquire American Chocolate Decorations Manufacturer

Barry Callebaut, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality cocoa and chocolate products, is acquiring Mona Lisa Food Products, a leader

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Muller’s Recommended Cash Offer For Wiseman Declared Unconditional

  Muller’s Recommended Cash Offer For Wiseman Declared Unconditional

Having purchased or received valid acceptances for 93.9% of the ordinary share capital of Robert Wiseman Dairies, the UK liquid

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SABMiller and Molson Coors Move into Fast Growing US Cider Market

  SABMiller and Molson Coors Move into Fast Growing US Cider Market

SABMiller and Molson Coors, through their MillerCoors brewing joint venture in the US, have moved into the cider market, the

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Fuller Smith & Turner Expands Pub Estate

  Fuller Smith & Turner Expands Pub Estate

UK regional brewer and pub company Fuller, Smith & Turner has agreed to acquire 15 freehold, tied, tenanted pubs from

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The Greenery UK Acquires John Baarda

  The Greenery UK Acquires John Baarda

The Greenery UK, one of the leading suppliers of fruit, vegetables and mushrooms to supermarkets and wholesalers across Britain, has

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Morrisons Expands Food Manufacturing Capacity With Acquisition

  Morrisons Expands Food Manufacturing Capacity With Acquisition

UK grocery chain Morrisons has expanded its meat processing operations with the acquisition of a 105,000 sq ft facility in

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Bonduelle Closes in on Russian Acquisition

  Bonduelle Closes in on Russian Acquisition

Bonduelle Group, the world leader in processed vegetables, has concluded negotiations regarding the acquisition of the agro-industrial and commercial assets

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Beam Completes Irish Whiskey Acquisition

  Beam Completes Irish Whiskey Acquisition

US-based global spirits group Beam has completed its $95 million acquisition of Cooley Distillery, the Irish whiskey producer. The acquisition

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