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Deals this week: Freed Foods Inc, Prataap Snacks Private Limited
22 July, 2016
Advantage Capital Agribusiness Partners LP has invested $3.7m in Texas-based Freed Foods Inc (NurturMe), a producer of organic quinoa food products for babies and toddlers....
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M&As this week: UTZ Quality Foods, Inc., Emmi AG, Charoen Pokphand Foods Public Company Limited Friday, July 22, 2016 Privately held snack food company, UTZ Quality Foods, Inc., will acquire Golden Enterprises Inc following a definitive merger agreement between the two...

Snyder’s pretzels production facility in Pennsylvania becomes peanut-free Friday, July 22, 2016 US-based snack manufacturer Snyder’s-Lance has made its Pennsylvania pretzel manufacturing facility peanut-free in order to meet the growing demand from consumers for allergen-free...

Mondelez in negotiations to acquire Cadbury licence to produce biscuits Friday, July 22, 2016 American multi-national confectioner Mondelēz has approached Burton’s Biscuit with a £200m proposal to purchase its license to produce biscuits under the Cadbury...

Yamazaki Baking acquires Bakewise Brands Friday, July 22, 2016 US-based investment firms Ancor Capital Partners and Merit Capital Partners have announced the sale of Macedon, New York-based Bakewise Brands to Tokyo-based Yamazaki Baking...

Arla Foods UK launches new strategy to boost group-wide revenue Thursday, July 21, 2016 Arla Foods UK has unveiled a strategy to boost its group-wide revenue by almost one-third and make Arla a household brand by 2020....

Gryphon Investors agrees to buy gourmet cheesecakes manufacturer Lawler Foods Thursday, July 21, 2016 San Francisco-based private equity firm Gryphon Investors has agreed to purchase Lawler Foods, a manufacturer of gourmet cheesecakes, layer cakes, pies and other desserts for retail and...

Insignia Capital Group acquires Snak Club and New Century Snacks Thursday, July 21, 2016 US-based private equity firm Insignia Capital Group has acquired and merged two family owned companies, Snak Club and New Century Snacks....

Maple Leaf Foods to upgrade Manitoba facility with $35m investment Wednesday, July 20, 2016 Maple Leaf Foods, a Canadian meat processing company, plans to invest $35m to upgrade its facility in Winnipeg,...

Utz Quality Foods signs agreement to acquire Golden Enterprises Wednesday, July 20, 2016 Utz Quality Foods has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Golden Enterprises, which owns snack producer subsidiary Golden Flake Snack...

Tesco to use cocoa from Rainforest Alliance Certified sources by end of 2018 Wednesday, July 20, 2016 Tesco, a UK-based retailer, has announced that it will use cocoa from Rainforest Alliance Certified sources for its own label chocolate products sold in UK by the end of...

PureCircle to invest $100m to support stevia production Tuesday, July 19, 2016 PureCircle, a producer of stevia ingredients, plans to invest $100m in its PureCircle Agronomy Program to become the largest supplier of natural stevia in the...

Dow Food Solutions develops plant-based ingredients to cut down fat Tuesday, July 19, 2016 Dow Food Solutions has developed two plant-based functional ingredients, which will help food manufacturers to reduce the amount of fat in their...

Suba Seeds acquires pea and bean seed producer Brotherton Seed Monday, July 18, 2016 Suba Seeds USA, a completely owned unit of Suba Seeds Group and a portfolio company of Paine & Partners, has acquired Brotherton Seed...

Biscuits Bouvard acquires Belgian pastry producer Pidy Monday, July 18, 2016 France-based Biscuits Bouvard has acquired Pidy, a Belgium-based pastry...

Dannon to introduce non-GMO yoghurt range Monday, July 18, 2016 Dannon, a subsidiary owned by French dairy food producer Danone, plans to introduce a new non-genetically modified organism (GMO) yoghurt range under the Dannon and Oikos brands in the...

Ebro Foods acquires 52% stake in flour company Santa Rita Harinas Friday, July 15, 2016 Spain-based Ebro Foods has acquired a majority interest in premium flour company Santa Rita...

Deals this week: Twigly Foods, Freshly, PepsiCo Friday, July 15, 2016 India-based Twigly Foods has secured $600,000 in seed funding round for further expansion in Delhi and...

M&As this week: Culinor, Sprehe Geflugel- und Tiefkuhlfeinkost Handels, Aadya Restaurants Friday, July 15, 2016 Fresh food product manufacturer and retailer Vaco will be acquired by Culinor (Culinor Food Group) from UK-based Bakkavor Group in a transaction that is expected to be closed by the year...

Hain Daniels to close production site in Luton, UK Friday, July 15, 2016 Hain Daniels aims to close its manufacturing facility in Luton, UK, which will affect approximately 220...

Henry Broch to launch two protein powders in US Friday, July 15, 2016 Food ingredient supplier Henry Broch is set to launch lentil and mung bean protein powders in the...


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