As part of its strategy to consolidate its position in the northwestern region of Transylvania, meat processing company Caroli Foods has acquired Maestro Industries, a meat processing firm that operates in the northwestern city of Cluj Napoca.

According to a report in Romanian News Digest, under the agreement Caroli will take on Maestro's 75 branded products, its production facilities and 200 employees.

The competition watchdog is still to clear the deal.