A Ferrero-related comapny is in talks to acquire French cookie brand Michel et Augustin from Danone


Danone eyes sale of cookie business

By Gwen Ridler

Dairy nutrition firm Danone is in talks with a Ferrero-related company regarding the potential sale of baked snacks brand Michel et Augustin.

The senior team at Vorenta Group has completed a management buyout: Image Credit: Getty/The Good Brigade


Vorenta Group completes management buyout

By Gwen Ridler

Vorenta Group has completed a management buyout (MBO) led by the company’s senior management team in the face of concerns raised by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) over the merger between the group and Eville & Jones.

Glnbia Cheese has been acquired by Leprino Foods Company. Image: istock, Rita Jacobs


Glanbia completes sale of cheese business

By Gwen Ridler

Glanbia has confirmed the completion of the sale of its shareholdings in Glanbia Cheese to Leprino Foods Company in a deal worth at least €178.9m (£157.27m).

Sale of Morrisons' manufacturing base 'predictable'

Sale of Morrisons' manufacturing base 'predictable'

By Gwen Ridler

The sale of Morrisons’ warehouses, fisheries and manufacturing hubs in the wake of its acquisition by Clayton, Dublier & Rice (CD&R) is a predictable outcome, according to industry insiders.

Stephen Humphrey, managing director of Tuber Group, with his wife and shareholder Rebecca Humphrey

MyFresh acquired by Tuber Group

By Gwen Ridler

Potato firm Tuber Group has acquired fresh produce processor MyFresh from William Jackson Food Group for an undisclosed sum.

Kerry is to acquire biotech firms c-LEcta and Emmex

Kerry acquires duo of biotech firms

By Gwen Ridler

Nutrition and ingredients firm Kerry has acquired biotechnology firms c-LEcta and Emmex in a bid to expand its technology portfolio and manufacturing capabilities across fermentation and developing enzymes for use in the production of food and drink....

CapVest has agreed to sell Valeo Foods to Bain Capital Private Equity

Valeo Foods sale agreed by owner CapVest

By Gwen Ridler

The sale of Valeo Foods – owner of brands including Kettle and Rowse – to Bain Capital Private Equity has been agreed by current owner CapVest for an undisclosed sum.

Terry foods has acquired long-tome partner European food Ingredients following the previous md's retirement

Terry Foods acquires European Food Ingredients

By Gwen Ridler

Terry Foods managing director Matt Gardiner talks to Food Manufacture about his acquisition of European Food Ingredients (EFI), COVID-19 challenges and the future of his business.

SaneChem has been acquired by Diversey

Hygiene giant Diversey acquires SaneChem

By Gwen Ridler

Hygiene, infection prevention and cleaning products provider Diversey has acquired Poland-based SaneChem as part of its global expansion plans.

International Flavors & Fragrances’ $7.1bn (£5.26bn) takeover of Frutarom was announced in May

Frutarom takeover gets the all-clear

By Noli Dinkovski

The acquisition of Frutarom by fellow flavours giant International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) has moved a step closer after receiving clearance from all relevant authorities around the world.


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