Bakery manufacturer Brill--formerly known as CSM Bakery Solutions in the U.S.--is being sold to Minneapolis-based Rise Baking Company. The deal is expected to close this summer. Terms were not disclosed. This is the second major acquisition in just over a year for Rise Baking Company. Rise purchased the North American frozen bakery business of Dawn Foods in March, 2020.
Pilgrim’s Pride announced it has executed an acquisition agreement to acquire the meats and meals business of Kerry Consumer Foods in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Following the acquisition, Pilgrim’s will be a leading food company, with a significant value-added protein and integrated prepared foods business anchored by a portfolio of strong brands.
Lineage Logistics has reached an agreement to acquire Kloosterboer Group, a leading independent integrated platform for temperature-controlled storage, logistics and value-added services in Europe, Canada and South Africa. The transaction is subject to regulatory clearance and completion of the employee consultation process.
Flowers Foods, producer of Nature’s Own, Dave’s Killer Bread, Wonder, Canyon Bakehouse, Tastykake, and other bakery foods, announced it has acquired the assets of Koffee Kup Bakery (KKB) in Burlington, Vermont, from the court-appointed receiver of the assets. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The acquisition includes three closed bakeries located in Burlington and Brattleboro, Vermont, and North Grosvenor Dale, Connecticut, and the Koffee Kup Bakery and Vermont Bread Company brands.
Smurfit also sells flexible packaging business in El Salvador to Emusa Group.
June 7, 2021
Smurfit Kappa Group, one of the world's largest integrated manufacturers of paper-based packaging products with operations in Europe and the Americas, has completed the acquisition of Cartones del Pacifico, a leading paper-based packaging company in Peru.
Dot Foods, North America’s largest food industry redistributor, announced the acquisition of ShopHero, a leading grocery-focused e-commerce technology company, with the support of platform consultancy firm Applico.
DSI Freezing Solutions A/S, a Denmark-based market leader in plate freezing technology, has acquired Cryogenic Equipment and Services NV (CES) and Dantech Freezing Systems A/S (Dantech). Thereby it has created a new global player with the industry’s widest product range within industrial freezing, cooling, and heat treatment of food.
Constellation Cold Logistics, a pan-European platform comprising cold storage businesses, announced that its partner company in Belgium, Stockhabo, has reached an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in Frigologix. This acquisition strengthens Stockhabo’s leading position and service offering in the Belgian market and expands the Constellation network into France.
Monogram Foods, a privately-held food manufacturer headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee, has completed an acquisition of Quality Food Processors located in Denison, Iowa. With this acquisition Monogram annual revenue will exceed $1 billion. The acquisition, which integrates a former supplier into the Monogram family, highlights Monogram’s commitment to expanding its business by joining with companies that share similar values.
Glacio, a Constellation company, announces 100% acquisition of 3PL provider Göteborgs Frysehus. The transaction marks two important milestones for Glacio as this is Glacio’s first acquisition, and Glacio’s first venture into the Swedish market.