Swedish health product group Wilh. Sonesson has announced plans to acquire compatriot fruit and vegetable importer and wholesaler Direktlivsgruppen. Sonesson will pay SKr3.7m U=(US$404,000) for the acquisition, which is set to complete at the beginning of September. The deal sees the issue of 250,000 new shares.

Last year saw Direktlivsgruppen generate sales revenue worth SKr97.3m.