Lesaffre acquires bakery ingredients company Delavau Food Partners

USA - Lesaffre, a French yeast manufacturer and the world’s largest manufacturer, has announced that it has purchased Delavau Food Partners a leading innovator in baking ingredients based in North America. According to the company, Delavau has served as a premier supplier of technologies to major food brands, with knowledge in calcium and enzymes is…

Everfoods to acquire India’s leading brand of fresh baked cookies Cookie Man

INDIA - The packaged foods company, Everfoods has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a leading brand of fresh baked cookies, Cookie Man from Australian Foods (I) Pvt. Ltd, reported ET Retail. While the amount of the transaction was not known, the acquisition expands Everfoods portfolio, adding a brand of fresh baked cookies in…

Sensient Technologies acquires Mazza Innovation Limited

USA - Sensient Technologies, a global colors, flavors, and fragrances company, has announced that it has acquired Vancouver based Mazza Innovation Limited, a global leader in botanical extraction technology, for an undisclosed amount. According to Reuters, this addition of Mazza Innovation is a major step in the evolution of Sensient’s ‘seed to shelf’ strategy to innovate…

Arla Foods acquires Yeo Valley Diaries to expand milk, butter and cheese market

UK - Arla Foods Limited, an international dairy cooperative, will acquire Yeo Valley Dairies Limited, a subsidiary of the Yeo Valley Group Limited to expand milk, butter, spreads and cheese brands. According to the company, this transaction will give the farmer-owned dairy cooperative the rights to use the Yeo Valley brand in milk, butter, spreads…

Carlsberg, Brooklyn Brewery collaborate to open new craft brewery in Lithuania

UK - Carlsberg A/S, the Denmark based global brewer has collaborated with Brooklyn Brewery to open a new craft beer site at Svyturys Brewery set to begin production in Lithuania. The site, located in Klaipeda port area in Lithuania features a modern craft beer line, beer museum, gastrobar and shop, and conference and degustation halls.…

Organic India considering to buy 20-40% stake in NutriHealth

INDIA - The organic foods and products company, Organic India is eyeing a 20-40% stake in NutriHealth, a personalized nutrition management services provider, according to Economic Times India. Citing a person familiar with the matter, ET Retail reported that the Delhi-based NutriHealth and Organic India have already signed a term sheet for the deal. Acquisition…

Olam partners with a French firm to boost poultry production in Nigeria

NIGERIA - Olam International, through its subsidiary Olam Hatcheries Limited has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with a global veterinary health company, Ceva Santé Animale S.A to boost poultry production in Nigeria. The agreement will see Ceva Santé Animale S.A, which specializes in pharmaceutical products and vaccines for companion poultry provide further support for…

Roquette to acquire 100% of Sethness Products Company

FRANCE - Roquette, a global leader in plant-based ingredients for Food, Nutrition and Health markets, has announced it has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of Sethness Products Company, the global leader in the production of high quality caramel color for Food & Beverage markets. According to the company, the family business founded in the…

DSM acquires an equity stake in Mixfit Inc. to enter B2C personalized nutrition

USA - Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and sustainable living, announces it has acquired an equity stake in personalized nutrition company Mixfit Inc. as the largest shareholder with approximately 50% of shares. Mixfit is a privately-held personalized nutrition solution start-up company based in Boston (Massachusetts, USA). This investment builds on…

Chobani secures a minority investment from Ontario Healthcare Pension Plan

CANADA - Chobani, maker of America's leading Greek Yogurt brand and the second largest overall yogurt manufacturer in the U.S., has announced that it has secured a minority investment from the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP), one of the largest defined benefit pension plans in Canada. HOOPP Capital Partners, the defined benefit plan's private…