Mergers & Acquisitions

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Keel Vodka Acquired by Newport Craft Distillers, Production to Move to Rhode Island

June 13, 2024
Distilling of premium, light, potato vodka will shift from Idaho to the state in which it was founded.
Mergers & Acquisitions

DayDayCook Acquires Omsom, a Multi-Brand Asian Consumer Foods Company

June 12, 2024
Fast-growing processor of Asian cooking sauces and noodles expects to benefit from DayDayCook deal.
Mergers & Acquisitions

Smithfield to Purchase Nashville, Tennessee, Dry Sausage Facility from Cargill

June 6, 2024
Approximately 160 employees will transition to Smithfield in the transaction, which is expected to bolster the company’s Margherita, Carando and Armour dry sausage brands.
Mergers & Acquisitions

Reser’s Fine Foods Adds St. Clair Foods, Will Operate as Separate Division

May 31, 2024
Acquisition of St. Clair gives Reser’s new regional, channel and product opportunities, while supporting St. Clair’s growth path.
James Cridland
"Anchor Steam Beer"
Mergers & Acquisitions

Chobani CEO Acquires Anchor Brewing Co., Promises Revival of the Business

May 31, 2024
The wealth management firm of Hamdi Ulukaya has purchased the assets of the 128-year-old business after it shut down last July.
Mergers & Acquisitions

Oberweis Dairy Auction Winner Announced, Investment in Growth Planned

May 31, 2024
Investment arm of Hoffmann Family of Companies is the winning bidder for Aurora, Ill.-based dairy processor and ice cream parlor chain.
Mergers & Acquisitions

Frozen Baked Goods Processor Chalet Desserts Acquired by PE Firm

May 29, 2024
With backing of Encore Consumer Capital, dessert processor looks to grow via acquisitions and investment.
Bakery & Baked Goods

Private Equity Firm Acquires 50% Stake in Xochitl Chips and Salsa Brand

May 28, 2024
Forward Consumer Partners’ investment expected to help nearly 30-year-old brand of tortilla chips and salsas continue to grow.
Mergers & Acquisitions

Slice Soda Brand Acquired, Will Return to Stores in 2025

May 28, 2024
Suja Life adds 1980s/1990s soda brand to its portfolio and plans to relaunch it with improved ingredients and nutritional benefits.
Dairy, Cheese, Eggs

Oberweis Dairy Receives Stalking Horse Bid, Raising Optimism About Future

April 23, 2024
Dutch Farms’ co-founder Brian Boomsma, named as the bidder, plans to operate and grow the business, according to an email from Oberweis.
Mr.TinDC
"Firehook Bakery Snack"
Mergers & Acquisitions

Firehook Bakery Acquired by PE Firm, Looks to Embark on Next Growth Phase

April 18, 2024
Forward Consumer Partners’ investment expected to take bakery business to the next level, with the addition of new executives to the leadership team to help spur growth.
Mergers & Acquisitions

Utz Brands Selling Two More Processing Plants to Our Home

April 18, 2024
Following up on the February purchase of two brands and three facilities, Our Home will acquire Utz's Berlin, Pa., and Fitchburg, Mass., plants.
Mergers & Acquisitions

McCain Foods Increases Investment Stake in Ireland Frozen Veggie Company Strong Roots

April 16, 2024
Strong Roots and McCain first entered into a partnership in 2021, and McCain plans to expand the vegetable-forward frozen products into additional global markets.