American ingredients supplier Batory Foods acquires Polypro International

USA – Commodity and specialty food ingredients distributor, Batory Foods has acquired the assets of Minneapolis-based Polypro International, one of the largest distributors of hydrocolloids in the United States and the Americas. Polypro has been […]

Nampak sells glass business for US$125m to AB InBev’s affiliate Isanti Glass 1

SOUTH AFRICA – Nampak, a South Africa based diversified packaging manufacturer, has sold its glass business to Isanti Glass 1 for about R1.5bn (US$125m). Isanti Glass 1 is 60% owned by investment firm Kwande Capital, […]

Azelis acquires Canadian specialty ingredients and chemicals firm Chemroy

CANADA – Leading chemicals and ingredients supplier, Azelis has announced that it has acquired 100% shareholding in Canadian distributor of specialty chemicals and food ingredients, Chemroy for an undisclosed amount. Azelis said that the transaction […]

United Spirits sells Four Seasons wines business to Grover Zampa Vineyards

INDIA – United Spirits Limited (USL), the Indian subsidiary of the global liquor company, Diageo has entered into a share purchase agreement for the sale of its entire equity share capital in its wholly owned […]

Delta Corporation acquires United National Breweries from Diageo

SOUTH AFRICA – Diageo announced that it has entered into an agreement for the sale of South Africa’s United National Breweries (UNB), a maker of sorghum-based traditional African beer to Delta Corp of Zimbabwe, reports […]

Cargill to sell global malt business to French cereals firm Axereal

FRANCE – Global agribusiness giant has said that it has agreed to sell its malt business to France-based cereals cooperative Axereal’s malt subsidiary, Boortmalt. The transaction involves the global malt business, including 15 facilities across […]

Coca-Cola completes US$5.1b acquisition of Costa coffee from Whitbread

The Coca-Cola Company has announced that it has completed the acquisition of Costa coffee from Whitbread Plc in a transaction pegged at US$5.1 billion following the approval from regulatory authorities in the European Union and […]

Dairy Farmers of America agrees to acquire Agropur’s Minnesota facility

USA – The Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) has entered a definitive agreement to acquire Agropur-owned production facility in St. Paul, Minnesota to strengthen presence in the United States. The acquisition will expand the farmer-owned […]

FrieslandCampina acquires Spanish cheese distributor Millan Vicente

EUROPE – The Dutch multinational dairy cooperative,FrieslandCampina has said that it has acquired Spain based cheese co-packer and distributor Millan Vicente to strengthen its position as a cheese supplier to Spanish and Portuguese consumers. As […]

Heineken buys majority stake in Spanish craft brewer La Cibeles

EUROPE – The Dutch brewing company, Heineken has acquired a 51% majority stake in Cervezas La Cibeles, a Spanish microbrewery for an undisclosed amount. With the transaction, Heineken aims to boost the brand’s distribution and […]