Click through this photogallery to find out which manufacturers were involved in a much anticipated £79bn deal, or which company was bought out by its majority shareholder.
We countdown the top deals from 10th to 1st, based on value of the deal and Food Manufacture’s readers interests.
Mergers and acquisitions will be one of the topics discussed at our half-day Business Leaders’ forum on January 24, which is open to senior executives. For more information about this event, to be stage in central London, contact Food Manufacture editor Rick Pendrous .
Meanwhile, you can also find out which stories were the most read in 2016 on FoodManufacture.co.uk.