mergers

Sale of Bolthouse Farms finalized for $510 million

Butterfly, a Los Angeles-based private equity firm specializing in the food sector, said has closed on its previously announced acquisition of Bolthou... continue reading »

Brambles finalizes sale of reusable packaging company IFCO

IFCO Systems, a provider of reusable packaging solutions for fresh foods, has announced that its acquisition by Triton and Abu Dhabi Investment Author... continue reading »

Better Life Organics acquired by Charlie’s Produce in West Coast merger

Charlie's Produce, an employee-owned independent produce company serving the west coast since 1978, has acquired Better Life Organics (BLO), a Los Ang... continue reading »

Duravant targets Asia, Europe with acquisition of Motion06

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

Sealing tech company Proseal acquired by JBT in food processing merger

[caption id="attachment_10614" align="alignright" width="300"] Proseal's GT0e[/caption] Proseal — a leading provider of tray sealing technology t... continue reading »

Organic pioneer Earthbound Farm returns to California-based ownership

California-based Earthbound Farm has been purchased by Taylor Farms from European-based food producer Danone S.A. Earthbound Farm the largest producer... continue reading »

Bolthouse Farms sold by Campbell Soup Company for $510 million

Butterfly, a Los Angeles-based private equity firm specializing in the food sector, announced April 12 that it has signed a definitive agreement to ac... continue reading »

Caloris acquires Seitz Stainless in food processing equipment merger

Caloris Engineering, a provider of membrane, evaporation and drying technology, has acquired equipment fabricator Seitz Stainless. The latter will be... continue reading »

Specialty potato product maker Rite Stuff Foods bought by Frostkrone Group

Quickly expanding German company Frostkrone Group recently announced the acquisition of Idaho potato processor Rite Stuff Foods Inc. "We have had g... continue reading »