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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 […]

Confectionery giant Ferrero opens new distribution center in Jonestown

Global confectionery company Ferrero has inaugurated its new distribution center in Jonestown, Pennsylvania to support its organic growth and integration of new brands. The 730,000 square-foot facility, which is located at 112 Bordnersville Road, will offer 225 local jobs with 75 new positions this year and a further 150 jobs by the end of next […]

Avansya fermentation facility begins EverSweet stevia sweetener production

The Netherlands-based Avansya has started production at its new $50 million fermentation facility in Blair, Nebraska of EverSweet – a non-artificial, zero-calorie stevia sweetener. The Avansya fermentation facility will produce sweet-tasting molecules like Reb M and Reb D, the ingredients to make EverSweet. The stevia sweetener factory is expected to provide food and beverage producers […]

Givaudan to acquire New Jersey-based Ungerer

Givaudan acquisition of Ungerer : Givaudan has agreed to acquire Ungerer & Company, a US-based flavour, fragrance, and specialty ingredients company, for an undisclosed price. Ungerer, which is headquartered in New Jersey is in the flavor and fragrance specialty ingredients business, in particular, in essential oils. The company, which was established more than 125 years […]

BRF to build $120m chicken processing plant in Saudi Arabia

BRF is set to invest about $120 million in a new chicken processing plant in Saudi Arabia in a move to expand and strengthen its footprint in the Saudi market, as per the latest meat processing news. In this connection, the Brazilian food processing company has signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the […]

Arla Foods opens cheese production plant in Manama, Bahrain

Danish dairy company Arla Foods has opened a cheese production plant in Manama, Bahrain to address the growing demands for dairy in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, according to the latest dairy industry news. Arla Foods will invest nearly €50 million ($55 million) in the cheese production factory in the next two […]

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