JBS to purchase J&B Group’s meat processing plant in Minnesota

USA – Meat and meat products processor, JBS USA has secured a lease agreement with a J&B Group to acquire its value-added beef processing facility in Pipestone, Minnesota in the US. The JBS SA subsidiary […]

Wilbur-Ellis acquires Nachurs Alpine to expand agricultural product offerings in North America

USA – Wilbur-Ellis, a leading international marketer and distributor of agricultural products and animal nutrients has acquired North American specialty liquids chemical manufacturer, Nachurs Alpine Solutions (NAS). NAS has diversified operations organized into six business […]

Bumble Bee Foods agrees to sell its assets for US$925m after filing for bankruptcy

USA – Bumble Bee Foods, one of North America’s largest seafood producer, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and entered into an asset purchase agreement with Taiwan-based FCF Fishery to acquire the company’s assets […]

Purple Carrot launches The Garden Incubator to accelerate plant-based brands

USA – Boston-based plant-based meal kit company, Purple Carrot, has launched a new service, The Garden Incubator, that will be made available to select early-stage plant-based companies looking to scale. Purple Carrot intends to use […]

Kirin’s Lion Little World Beverages to acquire US craft brewer New Belgium

USA – Lion Little World Beverages (LWB), the global craft beverages division of  Australasian brewer, Lion – which is part of Japanese beverage firm Kirin Holding – has secured a deal to acquire US craft […]

Nestlé Purina PetCare opens $320m pet food factory in the United States

USA – Nestlé Purina PetCare Company, a premiere global manufacturer of pet products, has opened its 21st factory in the United States in Hartwell, Georgia, to enable the company meet the growing demand for pet […]

Chobani debuts new oat-based products and natural dairy creamers

USA – Chobani, America’s leading Greek yogurt brand is launching an entire platform of batch-made oat-based drinks and cultured oat blends, as well as dairy-based creamers, in what the company described as its biggest expansion […]

USDA announces intent to ensure adequate sugar supply as production estimates decline

USA – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced that it fully intends to take appropriate actions to ensure an adequate supply of sugar to the US market. In the recent past, prospects for […]

Vietnamese yellowfin tuna supplier to recall products linked to scombrotoxin fish poisoning

USA – Truong Phu Xanh, a Vietnamese firm supplying yellowfin tuna fish is to initiate a voluntary recall of all its yellowfin tuna sold in the US after investigations linked scombrotoxin fish poisoning to the […]