Mergers & acquisitions: Latest news and analysis articles
Wal-Mart's online business in the US has been growing but industry watchers believe the retail giant's expansion has been slower than the ch...
Amplify Snack Brands, the US snack maker, this week announced its latest acquisition, striking a deal to buy private-equity-owned UK crisp f...
The Hershey Trust, which owns over 80% of the US confectioner's voting rights, has reached an agreement with the Pennsylvania Attorney Gener...
Nestle appointed Ulf Mark Schneider, currently CEO of healthcare company Fresenius, as its chief executive officer last month. just-food tak...
European natural and organic food group Wessanen entered into an agreement to acquire UK gluten-free baker Mrs Crimble's last week. Patrick Cairns, CEO of Wessanen's UK arm, speaks to just-food about the group's plans to accelerate growth at the business.
Nestle's local business model enables it to weather challenges presented by events such as Brexit or the Russian trade embargo, Luis Cantarell, the head of the group's operations across Europe, the Middle East and north Africa, tells just-food. However, following a period of portfolio pruning, the Swiss company must also actively manage its global businesses to focus on areas of growth, Cantarell reveals.
Samworth Brothers, the UK food group, has acquired Tesco's former Euphorium bakery plant in Weybridge after the retail giant decided to sell the Euphorium business.
In a week when a number of dairy companies reported financial results, Arla Foods CEO Peder Tuborgh sounded a note of optimism on milk prices, Murray Goulburn looked forward after a challenging 12 months and we spoke to Emmi CEO Urs Riedener about the Swiss dairy group's performance.
Kuwait-listed food group Mezzan Holding has acquired a 70% stake in Saudi food maker Al Safi Food Co.
Vietnamese food group Kido Corp., formerly Kinh Do Corp., has sold the remaining 20% of its snacks business to Mondelez International for a reported VND2 trillion (US$90m).
Hügli Group has acquired an 80% stake in Dutch foodservice supplier Bresc, in a deal that expands the Swiss company's geographical reach and scales up its foodservice operations.
US firm Westminster Foods has acquired another New York-based business, the chocolate and flavoured syrup maker H Fox & Co.
US-based WhiteWave Foods has set a date for its shareholders to seal the deal on the planned US$12.5bn takeover of the group by French dairy giant Danone.
Announced last month, it is one of the more notable M&A deals in the international food sector of 2016. But an organic advocacy group in the US has taken aim at Danone's planned US$12.5bn takeover of WhiteWave Foods.
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