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Quote, unquote – food industry reacts to Brexit trade deal

On Christmas Eve, the UK and the EU sealed a deal on trade between the two markets in the wake…

2020 – The year in food industry M&A

As this year has been dominated by Covid-19, it is impossible to examine M&A activity in the global food industry…

Wessanen becomes Ecotone, reveals new mission-driven status

Wessanen, the Netherlands-based food business that went private last year under new ownership, has changed its name to Ecotone. The…

Wessanen acquires organic soup producer Little Lunch

Wessanen, the Netherlands-based food business that went private last year under new ownership, has acquired Little Lunch, a German manufacturer…

Hain Celestial sells organic food business Danival to Wessanen subsidiary

US food group Hain Celestial has continued with moves to simplify its portfolio by selling its French organic products business…

New products – Kellogg’s Kashi rolls out “protein-packed” waffles; Surya Foods enters hot sauce segment; Kerry takes Richmond meat-free into frozen; Wessanen’s Kallo “veggie cakes”

Our pick of the new products this week includes protein-filled waffles from Kellogg's Kashi, vegan-friendly snacks from Wessanen and hot sauces from…

2019 – The year in food industry M&A

Andy Coyne looks at significant transactions and emerging themes in merger, acquisition and investment activity in the global food sector…

Global food industry M&A in Q3 markedly up on previous quarter 

Global food industry deals totalled US$10.28bn in Q3, 2019, a significant increase on Q2's figure. Statistics compiled by data and…

New products – Upfield brings Blue Band margarine back to UK; The Saucy Fish Co. launches in Australia; Wensleydale Dairy Products launches The Yorkshire Creamery cheese

The more notable new products to be pushed out food companies' doors include a move into vegan from Wessanen's UK…

How M&A in packaged food looked in H1 2019

Using data from just-food.com and parent organisation GlobalData, we present a flavour of M&A activity in the international packaged food…