mergers

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 »

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 »