mergers

B&G Foods acquires veggie tots, fries maker Farmwise

B&G Foods Inc. announced that effective today it has acquired Farmwise LLC, the creator of Veggie Fries, Veggie Tots and Veggie Rings. “We a... continue reading »

The Coastal Companies acquires Lancaster Foods in produce merger

The Coastal Companies has acquired of Lancaster Foods from Guest Services Inc., a hospitality management company based in Fairfax, Virginia. Lanca... continue reading »

Duravant acquires optical color and defect sorting equipment provider WECO

Duravant has reached an agreement to acquire Woodside Electronics (WECO), a manufacturer of optical color and defect sorting equipment. Along with ... continue reading »

Volm acquires stake in palletizing company Solidtec

Volm Companies, an industry leader in packaging and equipment solutions to the fresh produce industry, has announced that its partner, Manter Internat... continue reading »

PSSI, Packers Chemical unifies under single brand, PSSI Chemical Innovations

PSSI, the largest contract sanitation provider across the USDA, FDA and CFIA food processing industries and its sister chemical company, Packers Chemi... continue reading »

Church Brothers Farms acquires Green Giant value-added veggie business

Church Brothers Farms acquired the Green Giant Fresh value-added vegetable business from Growers Express LLC. Details of the transaction were not disc... continue reading »

Utz acquires Kitchen Cooked in snack food merger

Utz Quality Foods announced the acquisition of Illinois-based Kitchen Cooked in a snack foods merger. The acquisition includes the Kitchen Cooked bran... continue reading »

Apple Rush Company adds former Anheuser-Busch VP to advisory board

The Apple Rush Company has added Randy Ornstein, former vice president of Anheuser-Busch, to its official advisory board. Ornstein is a former 18-y... continue reading »

Lamb Weston forms partnership to service South American market

Lamb Weston Holdings announced Oct. 15 that it has formed a joint venture with Sociedad Comercial del Plata in Argentina to serve the nearly two-billi... continue reading »

Campbell Soup sells European chip operation for $80 million

Campbell Soup Company announced it has signed an agreement for the intended sale of its European chips business to Valeo Foods, a portfolio company o... continue reading »