mergers

Taylor Farms expands to Canada with FreshPointe acquisition

Taylor Farms has announced the acquisition of FreshPoint’s Toronto operations, which was effective March 28.  The fresh-cut vegetable operation ... continue reading »

PMA, United Fresh to merge, create new produce trade organization

Two of the produce industry's largest trade associations are combining resources to create a new organization to further consumption of fresh produce.... continue reading »

Duravant to build new Chicago-area packaging facility, form new entity

Duravant, a global engineered equipment and automation solutions provider to the food processing, packaging and material handling sectors, has introdu... continue reading »

South Mill Champs acquires The Mushroom Company

South Mill Champs, one of the largest mushroom growers in North America, has acquired The Mushroom Company, based in Cambridge, Maryland. [caption ... continue reading »

Carrot giant Grimmway Farms sells to ag investment firm

Bakersfield, California-based carrots giant Grimmway Farms said Nov. 25 it has reached an agreement to sell to an Indiana conglomerate that focuses on... continue reading »

Duravant acquires flexible packaging firm Cloud Packaging Solutions

Duravant, a global engineering equipment and automation solutions provider to the food processing, packaging and material handling sectors, announced ... continue reading »

Charlie’s Produce expands Western operations with acquisition

Charlie’s Produce, an employee-owned, independent produce company serving the West Coast since 1978, has acquired Muir Copper Canyon Farms (Muir... continue reading »

Vie-Del acquires Constellation’s grape, high-color concentrate operations

Vie-Del Company, the oldest family-owned grape processor and supplier of bulk juices, concentrate, brandy, wine and spirits in California, announced... continue reading »

Utz enters $1.5B agreement with Collier Creek, will go public

Utz Quality Foods, a leading U.S. manufacturer of branded salty snacks, and Collier Creek Holdings, a special purpose acquisition company, June 5 anno... continue reading »

Bolthouse acquires Rousseau’s carrot operations to expand Southwest footprint

Bolthouse Farms announced March 25 it has entered into an agreement to acquire Arizona-based Rousseau Farming Company’s carrot operations. The a... continue reading »