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777 Food and Drink Acquisitions in 2018

acquisitions, trends

2018 was another record year for food and drink industry transactions, with 777 registered in the mergers and acquisitions database, an average of 15 each week. The total is 48 more than in 2017 and 63% higher than five years ago.  The number has increased every year since a dip in 2013. GLOBAL FOOD AND DRINK ACQUISITIONS …

Glanbia Agrees to Acquire SlimFast

Acquisition, Nutrition

Glanbia plc (“Glanbia”), the global nutrition group signed an agreement with the owners of KSF Holdings LLP and HNS Intermediate Corporation who collectively own SlimFast and other brands (“SlimFast”), to acquire such entities for $350 million (the “Transaction”) on 11 October 2018. SlimFast is a leading weight …

Editor’s pickRoquette Signs Agreement to Acquire Sethness Products Company

Acquisition, Colours

Roquette, a global leader in plant-based ingredients for Food, Nutrition and Health markets, announced on 5 July 2018 it has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of Sethness Products Company, the global leader in the production of high quality caramel colour for Food & Beverage markets.  As a family business founded in the USA in 1880 and …

KROENERT and Coatema Now Under One Umbrella Company

Acquisition, Coating System

Hamburg/Dormagen, 29 August 2018 – Hamburg-based ATH Altonaer-Technologie-Holding GmbH –  owner of KROENERT GmbH & Co KG – and Coatema Coating Machinery GmbH, have announced that they have signed an agreement under which ATH will take over all shares of Coatema. KROENERT and Coatema are manufacturers of machinery and …

Editor’s pickADM Acquires Probiotics International Limited

Acquisition, Probiotics

ROLLE, August 15, 2018 – Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) today announced that it has successfully completed its acquisition of Probiotics International Limited--known under its umbrella brand Protexin--a UK-based manufacturer of innovative research-based, natural healthcare and probiotic supplements for human, pet and …