C.J. Foods expands product portfolio with acquisition of American Nutrition

USA – C.J. Foods, a custom manufacturer of specialty dry pet food has entered into an agreement to acquire American Nutrition, a leading supplier of super premium dry, canned and baked pet food & treats […]

Phatisa acquires Rolfes Group to unlock new growth opportunities

SOUTH AFRICA – Phatisa, through its Food Fund 2, together with Sabvest, Masimong Chemicals and Rolfes management, have acquired the entire issued share capital of Rolfes Group, in public-to-private transaction to unlock new growth opportunities. […]

Balchem Corporation acquires specialty snacks maker Zumbro River Brand

USA – Specialty ingredients manufacturer Balchem Corporation has acquired Minnesota- headquartered Zumbro River Brand Inc for an undisclosed sum. Zumbro specializes in developing, marketing, and manufacturing agglomerated and extruded products for the food and beverage […]

Constellation Brands revises wine and spirits divestment deal to US$1.1bn

USA – Constellation Brands together with E. & J. Gallo Winery have agreed to revise their original deal in which the Corona beer maker is seeking to sell about 30 wines and spirits brands to approximately US$1.1 billion. […]

Delivery Hero forms strategic partnership with Woowa in a US$4bn deal

GERMANY – German online food ordering and delivery marketplaces, Delivery Hero has signed an agreement to form a strategic partnership with South Korea’s leading online food delivery platform, Woowa Brothers Corp. in a US$4 billion […]

Moët Hennessy acquires majority stake in Château d’Esclans Côtes-de-Provence

FRANCE – Moët Hennessy, the wine and spirits division of French conglomerate LVMH, has acquired a 55% majority stake in Château d’Esclans, the leading Provence Rosé in the American market. Moët will acquire 50% ownership […]

Constellation Brands sells Ballast Point to Kings & Convicts Brewing

USA – Constellation Brands, America’s third-largest beer company, has agreed to sell Ballast Point brand and a number of its associated production facilities and brewpubs to Chicago-based Kings & Convicts Brewing Co. Constellation Brands acquired […]

PepsiCo to acquire US better-for-you snacks maker BFY Brands

USA – PepsiCo has entered into an agreement to acquire PopCorners and Rice Rounds snacks maker BFY Brands as the company seeks to expand its snacking portfolio. BFY produces the better-for-you snacks at it manufacturing […]

Hostess Brands to acquire Canadian cookie company Voortman for US$320m

USA – Hostess Brands has entered into an agreement to acquire Voortman, a Canadian maker of cookies and wafers, from Swander Pace Capital for approximately US$320 million (C$425 million). Hostess believes that the acquisition of […]

Royal De Heus to acquire ADM’s Spanish compound feed plant

SPAIN – Dutch animal nutrition company, Royal De Heus has signed an agreement to acquire Evialis Galicia, a Spanish compound feed plant owned by Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM). With a volume of more than […]