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Canada: Eat Beyond adds Above Food to portfolio

Above Food has reserved the ticker symbol TSXV: ABOV following $40 million private placement
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UK: S-Ventures buys plantain snacks brand Purely

The investment firm has acquired a 75% share of the company in a six-figure deal
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Canada: Modern Meat to acquire soup firm and move into Australia

Modern Meat is acquiring Kitskitchen Health Foods and moving into the Australian market
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UK: Elaghmore acquires Orchard House Foods

Elaghmore has acquired Orchard House Foods, a UK supplier of prepared fruit, fresh fruit drinks ...
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Canada: The Very Good Food Co. eyes plant-based cheese acquisition

The parent company of The Very Good Butchers has agreed to pay C$3 million for ...
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Italy: Barilla buys food delivery brand Pasta Evangelists

Deal through Barilla's corporate venture arm Blu1877 reveals interest in digital markets
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Ireland: Valeo Foods acquires German marzipan producer Schluckwerder

Valeo Foods, a portfolio company of CapVest Partners, is making its 18th acquisition
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UK: Nomad Foods eyes Fortenova’s frozen foods after acquiring Findus Switzerland

Fortenova operates a frozen food business that includes Ledo, Frikom and other well-established brands
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Mondelēz acquires challenger snack company Hu

The acquisition builds on a minority investment in the US company through SnackFutures
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South Mill Champs acquires The Mushroom Company

The Mushroom Company is one of North America's largest mushroom processors
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Lactalis Canada to acquire Agropur’s Canadian yoghurt business

Acquisition includes the Iögo and Iögo Nanö brands, as well as Olympic, the yoghurt, sour ...
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Ferrero to acquire UK healthy snack brand

Italian global confectionery group The Ferrero Group today announced it will acquire Eat Natural, which ...
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VeganNation to go public by merging with shell company Sipup

Deal to establish a publicly-traded company focused on the plant-based ecosystem
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GrubMarket looks east with the acquisition of Leo’s Apples

Leo's partners with growers in Mid-Atlantic and New England states and the West Coast to ...
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Meat-Tech confirms acquisition of cell-based company Peace of Meat

The Israeli 3D-printed food company will pay €15 million for the Belgian company, which produces ...
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Kind to acquire healthy snacks Nature’s Bakery

Nature's Bakery is a family-owned company offering wholesome snacks
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Sugar giant Tate & Lyle acquires stevia producer Sweet Green Fields

The acquisition includes a dedicated stevia production and R&D facilities in China
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McCormick & Co acquires Cholula hot sauce

L Catterton has sold the premium Mexican hot sauce brand for $800 million
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Unilever expands wellness portfolio with SmartyPants Vitamins acquisition

The SmartyPants product line is in more than 30,000 stores across the US
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Founder’s family acquires Chinese peanut milk and porridge businesses from Nestlé

The Swiss food and drinks giant has disposed of Yinlu to concentrate on its key ...
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Virtù Equity acquires Nutracap Labs

The US vitamins and supplements manufacturer has been criticised by the FDA due to its ...
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HelloFresh acquires ready-to-eat meal company Factor75

German meal kit provider expands its brand offerings in the US in a deal worth ...
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Mars swallows up Kind North America

After three years of partnering, snacks giant Mars has acquired the healthy snack company in ...
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Modern Meat acquires vegan snack brands from JDW Distributors

Company to pay $450,000 for trademarks and distribution rights to the Sun and Sunsations snack ...
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Crave Better Foods acquires Solero Organic Fruit Bars

Crave Better Foods, makers of Chipwich ice cream cookie sandwiches, has acquired the Solero organic ...
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Nestlé takes majority stake in healthy recipe box Mindful Chef

Consumer brands specialist investor Piper, which invested in Mindful Chef in 2018, will exit the ...
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TreeHouse to acquire branded pasta portfolio of Riviana

The US company will pay $242.5 million in cash for the pasta line, including a ...
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Highlander Partners portfolio firm acquires Pretzilla

Miller Baking manufactures Pretzilla, the soft pretzel bites and buns brand
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Nestlé acquires ready meal delivery company Freshly

The deal follows on a 16% stake in Freshly that Nestlé purchased in 2017 to ...
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Clearspring Capital Partners acquires Canadian confectioner

The Toronto-based private equity firm has acquired Regal Confections, headquartered in Laval, Québec
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B&G Foods to acquire Crisco brand

US branded food giant to pay $550 million in cash for the oils and shortening ...
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ICL to pay $120m for Brazil’s Fertiláqua

Aqua Capital, Latin America’s largest agrifood private equity firm, has agreed to sell the Sao ...
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Quirch Foods completes Colorado Boxed Beef merger

The deal creates a major US distributor and exporter of protein and ethnic food products
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The Fillo Factory acquires gluten-free frozen food company

New Jersey food manufacturer The Fillo Factory has acquired GeeFree Foods, a gluten-free frozen food ...
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Danone’s Nutricia acquires Real Food Blends

Real Food Blends provides access to specialised nutrition to people with feeding tubes and their ...
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Kainos Capital acquires Nutrisystem

Kainos Capital, a private equity firm focused exclusively on the food and consumer industry, is ...
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Canadian investor Bond Bakery Brands enters the market with two acquisitions

Pace Processing and Portofino Bakery are inaugural investments by the Toronto-based investor Bond Bakery Brands ...
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Primo Water Corporation acquires Mountain Valley Water

Mountain Valley Water Company acquisition strengthens Primo's footprint in Southern California.
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Ferrero to pay £246m for Fox’s Biscuits

2 Sisters Food Group has agreed to sell its bakery business to a Ferrero-related company ...
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Eurazeo invests $25m in Dewey’s Bakery

The French investor has taken a minority stake in the US clean label cookie and ...
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Rosewood Private Investments adds Living Ecology to nutrition and wellness portfolio

Living Ecology develops, formulates and manufactures functional snack bars and nutritional supplements Photo as seen ...
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Peak Rock Capital acquires Welsh healthy snack firm

US middle-market private investment firm Peak Rock Capital has acquired Newport, Wales-based Halo Foods, which ...
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Meat-Tech to pay $17.5m for synthetic animal fat manufacturer

The Israeli 3D-printed food company has signed an MoU to acquired a supply chain partner
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PharmaCare acquires UK vitamin brand Haliborange


Haliborange, one of the UK’s top sellers of kids vitamins, is now a portfolio brand ...
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Groupe Lactalis to pay $3.2bn for Kraft Heinz’s cheese business

The transaction between the French dairy company and the packaged food giant is expected to ...
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Bettera Brands acquires Nutravail

Bettera, a vitamins, minerals and supplements manufacturer, is adding soft chew delivery capability to its ...
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Universal expands plant-based ingredients platform with Silva acquisition

The global leaf tobacco supplier has agreed to pay $170 million in cash for the ...
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BevUSA acquires nootropic drink Nerd

Nerd Beverage Corporation is a mental acuity drink company with a formulation based on nootropics ...
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Olde Thompson acquires Gel Spice

Olde Thompson is a portfolio company of Kainos Capital, a private equity firm focused exclusively ...
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Borden completes sale to Capitol Peak and KKR

The US dairy company begins a new chapter with an appropriate capital structure and dairy ...
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Sonoma Brands expands protein snacks portfolio with hand-cut jerky brand Chef’s Cut

Acquisition of the on-the-go protein snack comes two months after the PE firm led by ...
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Nestlé finds buyer for Pure Life bottled water business

Canada’s Ice River Springs has agreed to the transaction, which is expected to close in ...
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Barry Callebaut closes GKC Foods acquisition

Integration of the Aussie business into the Swiss chocolate corporation has started Barry Callebaut’s investment ...
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PURA reveals horizontal CBD market expansion

The cannabis drinks company seeks to acquire businesses with product lines across CBD-infused drinks, edibles ...
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Premier’s shares bounce back fuelled by ‘strong’ full-year financials

The stock price of the parent company of the Ambrosia and Cadbury brands has been ...
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Borden sold to Capitol Peak and KKR

Capitol Peak and KKR have taken the US dairy company out of Chapter 11 in ...
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Supplements retailer GNC up for sale

The US-based seller of supplements and vitamins has filed for Chapter 11 and pursues a ...
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Jamaica Producers set to acquire food businesses in Europe

The parent company of cold-pressed fresh juice brand Hoogesteger is looking to close at least ...
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Sensient sells fruit yoghurt preparations to Frulact

The transaction will see Sensient become a core supplier of flavours, colours, and other related ...
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FaZe Clan takes ownership stake in meal replacement brand CTRL

It is the first time that the esport brand founded by gaming influencer FaZe Temperrr ...
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Houlihan Lokey advises Oumph! in Livekindly.co acquisition

Vegan and vegetarian collective Livekindly.co has acquired the Swedish brand for an undisclosed sum Photo ...
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Nestlé strikes a deal to acquire collagen food company Vital Proteins

The US collagen brand is a lifestyle and wellness platform offering supplements, beverages, and food ...
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Collier Creek and Utz Quality Foods form Utz Brands

The merged business will take the century-old family company to the New York Stock Exchange ...
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Lotus Bakeries takes shareholding control of Nakd and Trek bars

The deal gives the Belgium food corporation 97.9% ownership of challenger company Natural Balance Foods
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Barry Callebaut buys Aussie vegan choc-maker GKC Foods

The Melbourne-based company makes organic and vegan chocolate for dedicated shops, gourmet delis, speciality food ...
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Krave protein snacks sold to Sonoma

Jon Sebastiani, Sonoma founder and managing partner, launched Krave in 2009 before selling the brand ...
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