Spanish brewer Mahou Group acquires majority stake in Founders Brewing

USA – Spanish brewery Mahou-San Miguel Group has increased its stake in Michigan-based craft beer maker Founders Brewing to 90%. Mahoau already controlled a 30% stake in the fast-growing craft brewery following transaction in 2014 […]

Hain Celestial sells Tilda rice brand to Spain’s Ebro Foods for US$342m

USA – American food group, Hain Celestial has sold its Tilda rice brand to Spain based Ebro Foods for US$342 million, as it continues to simplify its portfolio of brands. Tilda will contribute approximately US$200 […]

Scentium Flavors invests US$2.2m in Spanish facility expansion

SPAIN – Scentium, the flavor division of global fragrance manufacturer Iberchem has invested US$2.2 million (2 million Euros) to boost production capacity at its facility located in Alhama de Murcia, Spain. The investment is expected […]

Mahou-San Miguel acquires 70% stake in Spanish craft brewer Brutus

SPAIN – Madrid-based Mahou-San Miguel has acquired 70% stake in Spanish brand Brutus craft beer to strengthen its market position in the craft beer segment. Mahou said the purchase reiterates vision and goal of “leading […]

Industry giants launch plastics credit scheme to tackle pollution

SPAIN – Global food and beverage industry players including Tetra Pak, Nestlé, and Danone have founded The 3R Initiative aimed at accelerating ways of reducing plastic waste and pollution. Under the initiative, the companies will […]

Ferrero to acquire majority stake in Spanish ice cream company ICFC

SPAIN – Italian manufacturer of branded chocolate and confectionery products manufacturer, Ferrero has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a controlling stake in Ice Cream Factory Comaker (ICFC), a Spanish ice cream manufacturer. Ferrero […]

Heineken taps 3D printing technology at its brewery in Spain

SPAIN – The Danish beer maker, Heineken has tapped 3D printing solutions from Ultimaker, the global leader in desktop 3D printing to support manufacturing operations at its brewery in Seville, Spain. Using a set of […]

Dohler Group acquires majority stake in Spanish juice producer Zucasa

EUROPE – Global food ingredients and technology systems provider, Dohler has agreed to acquire a majority shareholding in Spain’s Zumos Catalano Aragoneses S.A. (Zucasa), a producer of juices, purées and sweet fruit concentrates. The acquisition […]

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 […]

Ball Corporation to expand market presence in Spain with US$115m investment

SPAIN – Ball Corporation, one of the world’s leading suppliers of metal packaging, has made a US$115 million investment, as the company expands its presence in Spain, where it already has another production facility located […]