Katjes Group

Katjes buys 50% of German Fairtrade chocolate start-up Jokolade

German confectionery major Katjes has acquired a 50% share in local peer Schoko Winterscheidt, known as Jokolade. Joko Winterscheidt, a German…

Big Food’s stake in the future – in-house venture-capital funds’ investments

For Big Food companies looking to gain exposure to new, exciting, potentially faster-growing categories, M&A remains a popular route. But…

Katjesgreenfood invests in German cereal maker Mymuesli

Katjesgreenfood has acquired a stake of around 10% in Mymuesli, a German supplier of customisable muesli. The financial terms of…

German confectioner Katjes buys Italian panettone maker Paluani

Katjes Group, the German confectionery business, has bought Paluani, an Italy-based manufacturer of panettone and pandoro, out of bankruptcy. The…

Germany’s Katjes acquires UK gluten-free firm Genius Foods

German confectioner Katjes Group has bought UK gluten-free baked goods firm Genius Foods through its venture-capital arm Katjes Greenfood. The…

Katjes invests in alt-dairy start-up Unmilk

German food major Katjes Group has invested in local alt-dairy start-up Unmilk through its venture-capital arm Katjesgreenfood. Founded in 2020,…

Katjes International buys majority stake in Italian chocolate group Dulcioliva

Germany-based confectioner Katjes International has acquired a majority stake in Dulcioliva, a maker of truffles and pralines in Italy. Katjes International struck a…

Haribo ends sale talks over closed factory

Haribo has said talks over the possible purchase of its closed production plant in Wilkau-Haßlau in Germany's south-east have ended. The…

Katjes mulls move for closed Haribo factory

Katjes Group is interested in making a move to buy a factory closed late last year by privately-owned German confectionery…

Germany’s Katjes reveals plans to make production sites carbon neutral

German confectioner Katjes Group is aiming to make its manufacturing sites carbon neutral this year. The company is voluntarily offsetting…