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Merit, Burcon, and Nestlé join forces for plant-based protein ingredients

Merit Functional Foods, its technology partner Burcon NutraScience, and Nestlé have signed a collaborative partnership for plant-based protein ingredients. The parties have signed a joint development agreement (JDA) in this connection with an objective to develop and commercialize the plant protein ingredients of Merit Functional Foods for use in the plant-based foods and beverages of […]

Middleby acquires frozen French fry dispensing equipment RAM Fry Dispensers

Middleby, a US food-service equipment provider, has acquired RAM Fry Dispensers, a subsidiary of Minnesota-based Automated Equipment for an undisclosed price. RAM Fry Dispensers are a range of automated frozen French fry dispensing equipment. Automated Equipment provides dispensing equipment to food service companies across the world. Tim Fitzgerald – CEO of Middleby said: “The addition […]

Neogen acquires Italian food safety company Diessechem

Neogen acquisition of Diessechem : Michigan-based food safety company Neogen has acquired Diessechem, an Italian distributor of food and feed safety diagnostics, for an undisclosed price. Ever since Diessechem was established in 1993, it has been an authorized distributor of the food safety company. Diessechem is a supplier of diagnostic kits and instruments that are […]

US specialty food producer Stonewall Kitchen to launch multiple products

Stonewall Kitchen, a Maine-based specialty food producer has revealed its January 2020 product launch, which includes the new Sea Salt Espresso Martini Drink Mixer, Milk Chocolate Sea Salt Caramel Dessert Sauce in addition to a range of olive oils and dressings. The launch from the specialty food company also includes the Napa Valley Naturals brand, a […]

IFF to acquire DuPont’s Nutrition & Biosciences in $26.2bn deal

International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) has agreed to acquire DuPont’s Nutrition & Biosciences (N&B) business in a $26.2 billion deal to create a combined company valued at $45.4 billion. Upon closing of the deal, DuPont’s shareholders will hold a 55.4% stake in the new company, while existing IFF shareholders will own the remaining stake of […]

JBS USA plans to acquire J&B Group meat processing facility in Pipestone

Brazilian meat processing giant JBS said that its US subsidiary JBS USA has signed an agreement with J&B Group to lease the latter’s meat processing facility in Pipestone, Minnesota. JBS USA plans to purchase the meat processing facility in Pipestone in the future months for an undisclosed amount. The Pipestone meat processing plant was originally […]

Nestlé to sell US ice cream business to Froneri for $4bn

Nestlé has agreed to sell its US ice cream business to Froneri, its ice cream manufacturing joint venture with PAI Partners, for $4 billion, as per the latest food acquisition news. The ice cream business being divested by Nestlé in the US manufactures ice cream brands such as Häagen-Dazs, Outshine, and Drumstick. The Swiss food […]

PepsiCo to acquire PopCorners snacks owner BFY Brands

PepsiCo acquisition of BFY Brands : Soft drinks and snacks giant PepsiCo has agreed to acquire BFY Brands, the owner of PopCorners snacks for an undisclosed price as per the latest food acquisition news. BFY Brands, which was established in 1998 in Liberty, New York, will come under PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay North America division upon closing […]

Cal-Maine Foods acquires Mahard Egg Farm assets

US fresh egg producer Cal-Maine Foods has wrapped up its previously announced acquisition of certain assets of Mahard Egg Farm, pertaining to the latter’s commercial shell egg production, processing, distribution and sale of shell eggs business. As per the latest food acquisition news, the acquired assets are commercial shell egg production and processing facilities that […]

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