Unilever acquires Talenti

Unilever acquires Talenti

Unilever has acquired Talenti Gelato & Sorbetto, a packaged gelato manufacturer in the US.

Talenti has a portfolio of 30 gelato and sorbetto flavours and will sit alongside Unilever's existing ice cream brands which include Ben & Jerry's, Breyers, Fruttare, Good Humor, Klondike, Magnum and Popsicle.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

"Welcoming Talenti to the Unilever family marks another step in our North America portfolio transformation," said Kees Kruythoff, president of Unilever North America. "The acquisition widens Unilever's position in the fast-growing gelato market with its artisanal offerings and its clear, distinct and recyclable packaging. We are looking forward to growing and developing this fantastic brand further."