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Valeo could look to UK after Jacob Fruitfield deal

Valeo Foods Group's acquisition of Irish rival Jacob Fruitfield Food Group has highlighted the company's ambition to lead consolidation in I...


Dean Best | 15 Aug 2011

ConAgra Foods, keen to tap into the growing private-label market in the US, has made a higher bid for Ralcorp Holdings. Its takeover target, however, has again rejected the company's advances.

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Hannah Abdulla | 25 Aug 2015

Manufacturers and retailers including Dr Schar and Tesco have been caught up in a salmonella scare linked to wafer products made and distributed from the Netherlands.


Hannah Abdulla | 28 Jul 2015

Private-equity firm CapVest Partners has acquired a 32% stake in Irish food firm Valeo Foods from owner Origin Enterprises.


Katy Askew | 21 Jul 2015

Valeo Foods has invested EUR1m (US$1.1m) to upgrade production of its Odlums flour and home baking business as part of a push behind the brand that could see it expand in export markets.


Dean Best | 12 Aug 2011

There were a series of deals this week, from Symington's move to buy two brands from Unilever and Valeo Foods Group's acquisition of fellow Irish food maker Jacob Fruitfield Food Group to the latest move by Sara Lee to restructure its business and sell a North American unit to US company Ralcorp Holdings. Click on the headlines for more.


Petah Marian | 12 Aug 2011

Following last week's shock news of Kraft Foods' spin off, corporate restructuring and M&A remained the theme, with Sara Lee agreeing to sell its North American refrigerated dough business to Ralcorp Holdings and announcing plans to sell its French and Spanish bakery divisions. Irish food company Valeo Foods Group struck a deal to buy local rival Jacob Fruitfield Food Group and Symington's acquired two food brands from Unilever. Here's the best of what was said this week:


Michelle Russell | 8 Aug 2011

Irish food maker Valeo Foods Group has said its deal to buy local rival Jacob Fruitfield Food Group is part of its strategy to lead consolidation in the country's food sector.


Michelle Russell | 8 Aug 2011

Irish food maker Valeo Foods Group has struck a deal to buy local rival Jacob Fruitfield Food Group.

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