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.



Plant-based cheese firm Noquo Foods gets backing 23 Jan 2020

Noquo Foods, a fledgling firm in Sweden producing plant-based cheese, has attracted investment from ten new investors, including the CEO of the owner of Quorn Foods.


Spanish dairy firm Capsa Food takes controlling stake in peer Flor de Burgos 23 Jan 2020

Capsa Food, a Spanish dairy business, has taken a controlling stake in a local peer for an undisclosed sum. 


Western's Smokehouse joins hands with Thrushwood Farms 22 Jan 2020

Western's Smokehouse, a US-based meat-snacks manufacturer, is set to acquire local peer Thrushwood Farms.


Memphis Meats secures multi-million funding to accelerate cell-based meat launch 22 Jan 2020

Cell-based meat start-up Memphis Meats of the US has secured new funding to bring its products to market.


Calavo Growers to buy US peer Simply Fresh Fruit 22 Jan 2020

US fresh produce supplier Calavo Growers has announced it is to acquire a local peer for an undisclosed sum.


Croatia meat group Braca Pivac now majority owner of confectioner Kras 22 Jan 2020

Kras, the Croatia-based confectioner, has revealed a change in the shareholding of its largest investor, local meat-processing business Braca Pivac.


Italy's Sfoglia Torino back under 100% family ownership 22 Jan 2020

Sfoglia Torino, the Italy-based bakery-products business, has announced a notable change in its shareholding structure.


Eyeing alternatives - meat companies with stakes in meat-free 20 Jan 2020

With plant-based products growing in popularity and investment in lab-created products on the rise, we present a guide on how meat manufacturers are investing in the area.


Spanish ice-cream start-up Pink Albatross starts fundraising 20 Jan 2020

A Spanish start-up making plant-based ice-cream has launched its first public funding drive, aiming to raise EUR600,000 within two months.


US foodservice supplier Van Lang snapped up by local PE firm 17 Jan 2020

Van Lang Enterprises, a US supplier of appetisers and hors d'oeuvres for the foodservice channel, has been bought by a New York-based investment house.


Italian bakery firm Panealba-Campiello buys local biscuit business Artebianca  17 Jan 2020

Panealba-Campiello, an Italian manufacturer of baked goods, has acquired a local biscuit producer for an undisclosed sum.


Spain's Angulas Aguinaga nets majority stake in Italian salmon firm 17 Jan 2020

Angulas Aguinaga, the Spain-based seafood supplier, has swooped to buy a majority stake in a business in Italy.


Nutreco extends reach in cell-based arena with BlueNalu partnership 17 Jan 2020

Nutreco in the Netherlands has entered another tie-up in the cultured-protein arena with a "strategic partnership" in the US.


Finland's Fazer Group buys gluten-free baker Vuohelan Herkku 17 Jan 2020

Fazer Group, the Finland-based food manufacturer, has snapped up a gluten-free supplier in its domestic market.


New investor at French healthy-snacks firm Daco 16 Jan 2020

Daco France has a new investor, with the healthy-snacks maker's majority shareholders looking to accelerate its growth.


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