Mergers & acquisitions: Latest news and analysis articles
Japanese food maker Ajinomoto is said to be interested in acquiring the Splenda sucralose business from UK food ingredients group Tate & Lyl...
Bakery giant Aryzta got the market speculating over its next move when, just a week ago, it announced plans to sell shares in Ireland-based...
After selling US drinks business American Beverage Corporation earlier this month, Dutch food group Wessanen has completed its plans to be a...
The US food industry is going through a period of significant change and the major names have struggled to come up with the answers to meet...
There is speculation over the future ownership of UK-based meat-free business Quorn Foods. It is hardly surprising. Quorn has been owned by a private-equity firm since 2010 and is a business enjoying continued solid growth in a challenging industry. Dean Best spoke to Quorn CEO Kevin Brennan about the sale rumours and his plans for the business this year.
Bega Cheese has had a whirlwind couple of years. Seeking greater consolidation of the Australian dairy industry, it made a play for Warrnambool Cheese and Butter in 2013, kicking off a takeover battle, in which Canada's Saputo emerged the victor. In a two-part interview, just-food catches up with Bega CEO Aidan Coleman, to find out why it gave up on the takeover dream and whether it is eyeing any other opportunities.
Japan's Kagome Corporation has entered into an agreement to acquire Preferred Brands International, a US-based natural and ethnic food group.
Slovenian baker Don Don has entered into an agreement to buy Pekarna Grosuplj, the in-house bakery business of regional retailer Mercator.
Dutch poultry processor Plukon Food Group is eyeing expansion in eastern Europe as it moves into a "new growth phase" with a new-look consortium owning the business.
Brazil-based food group BRF is to set up a venture in Singapore through a deal with local company Singapore Food Industries.
Bakkavor is to sell the rest of its shares in Italy-based frozen pizza business Italpizza.
Nestle today (15 April) confirmed it is in "exclusive" talks to sell its France-based foodservice arm Davigel subsidiary to Brakes Group, a UK foodservice supplier owned by Bain Capital.
Germany's competition watchdog has thwarted a move from local retail giant Edeka to acquire supermarket chain Kaiser's from Tengelmann.
Yildiz Holding reportedly wants its snacks business to overtake Kellogg and become the world's second-largest snack manufacturer.
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