Food M&A

Food M&A

just-food reports on the latest food industry mergers and acquisitions, provides analysis and commentary on the M&A deals that have happened - and may do so in the future - and talks to the leading players in the arena.



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Founder of US-based Guglielmo Sauce buys local peer Permac and canning plant 5 Jun 2020

Paul Guglielmo, founder and CEO of US-based Guglielmo Sauce, has bought a local peer and a cannery plant for an undisclosed sum.


Vital Farms backer InvestEco unveils third fund 4 Jun 2020

An investment fund in Canada has announced its third fund, with CAD100m lined up to back companies in North America "that promote health and sustainability in the food sector".


Turkey Hill buys plant from US ice-cream peer Yarnell's 3 Jun 2020

Turkey Hill, the private-equity-backed, US ice-cream supplier, has snapped up a factory from a US peer.


Italy's Fattorie Garofalo acquires buffalo milk supplier Fattoria Apulia 3 Jun 2020

Italy's Fattorie Garofalo, an agri-food firm specialising in buffalo mozzarella, has acquired a local milk producer and supplier.


Big Food's stake in the future - in-house venture-capital funds 2 Jun 2020

Kraft Heinz is the latest food major to have used its in-house venture-capital unit to invest in an up-and-coming firm in a niche area. Here's our guide of notable VC arms.


Rich Products backs US smart-oven firm Tovala 2 Jun 2020

The venture arm of privately-owned US food giant Rich Products Corp. has made its latest investment, it has emerged.


PepsiCo sells Havrefras cereal brand to Norway's Orkla 2 Jun 2020

US food and beverage giant PepsiCo has sold a Scandinavian cereal brand to a Nordic food group for an undisclosed sum.


Adelie Foods administrators unable to find buyer for ailing UK firm 1 Jun 2020

The administrators for Adelie Foods have issued an update on their bid to find a buyer for the troubled UK food-to-go business.


Dutch fish processor Kennemervis acquires meat-alternative firm Bobeldijk Food Group 1 Jun 2020

Dutch fish processor Kennemervis Groep has moved into the vegan and meat-alternative category with a deal in the Netherlands.


Orkla Indian subsidiary MTR linked with deal for local peer Eastern Condiments 29 May 2020

MTR Foods, an India-based business owned by Norway's Orkla, has been linked in media reports to the acquisition of a controlling stake in a local peer.


Meat giant Thomas Foods International invests in Australian peer Frew 29 May 2020

Thomas Foods International, the Australia-based meat group, has snapped up a stake in a lamb- and goat-processing peer in its domestic market.


French poultry firm LDC in negotiations to acquire peer Ronsard 28 May 2020

French poultry giant LDC has entered exclusive negotiations to acquire a local counterpart to head-off foreign competition.


Iceland better-for-you food group Good Good backed in funding round 28 May 2020

Good Good, the Iceland-based food company specialising in no-added-sugar products, has received investment backing, it has announced.


Good Planet Foods secures funding to support dairy-free cheese maker's growth 28 May 2020

Good Planet Foods, a US-based dairy-free cheese maker, has secured a round of funding to support its growth.


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